Amobee Closes Videology Deal As The Duo Chart A Course To Take On Advanced TV

Amobee just crossed the final T on its acquisition of advanced TV and video ad platform Videology. The deal, which closed on Tuesday, marks both the end of a tumultuous few years for Videology and a fresh start for a company that foundered despite solid technology and a shrewd vision. The Videology name will beContinue reading »

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Tension Between Facebook And WhatsApp Over Ads; Inside The Fox Sports ‘Pivot To Video’

Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. Justifying $22B The Wall Street Journal does a post-mortem on strife at Facebook that led to the resignation of WhatsApp’s founders. Facebook paid $22 billion to acquire WhatsApp in 2014, and as the years ticked by, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl SandbergContinue reading »

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Forrester On Addressable TV: ‘It’s Not Just Experimentation, It’s Real This Time – Thank God’

This isn’t a test: Data-driven TV planning is finally having its moment. About 15-17% of advertisers in the US already regularly include addressable or advanced TV buys in their media plans, according to a joint Forrester/Association of National Advertisers survey of 126 ANA members released Wednesday. An additional 20-30% of advertisers plan to start dippingContinue reading »

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Boutique Wine Brand Josh Cellars Raises A Glass To Digital Video

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Wine brand Josh Cellars doesn’t have a taste for traditional media. “We made a choice to stay away from broadcast TV and cable, at least for now,” said Renato Reyes, CMO of Josh Cellars’ parent company, Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits, whose portfolio also includes more household names. Deutsch is the US distributor of YellowContinue reading »

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Podcast: Who Doesn’t Envy Hulu?

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Welcome to AdExchanger Talks, a podcast focused on data-driven marketing. Subscribe here. As big brands seeking younger audiences move TV budgets online, some have been put off by digital’s triple threat: brand safety, viewability and fraud. Hulu is there for them. Hulu basically offers the benefits of TV in a digital buy, according to Doug Fleming, Hulu’sContinue reading »

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