IAS Acquisition Highlights Growing Competition Among Ad Verification Vendors

Vista Equity Partners’ plan to buy a majority stake in Integral Ad Science – valuing the company at $820 million, according to AdExchanger sources, or up to $850 million, according to Axios – underscores the ongoing importance of ad verification and the pressure these vendors face to grow their product offering to remain competitive. “There’sContinue reading »

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When It Comes To Ad Quality, Programmatic Isn’t The Problem

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Brands, agencies, publishers and vendors agree that while the industry is rife with ad quality issues, programmatic isn’t the culprit. “Programmatic is not the problem,” said Shaune Kolber, programmatic creative and ad fraud manager at Dell, at AdExchanger’s Programmatic I/O conference in New York City on Thursday. “It’s a way of buying. It’s not supposedContinue reading »

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MoPub Bakes Viewability Measurement From IAS And Moat Into Its SDK

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MoPub is getting very cozy with its viewability vendors. On Thursday, the Twitter-owned mobile ad exchange released the latest version of its SDK, bundled with viewability support from Integral Ad Science and Moat. MoPub’s SDK is integrated with just shy of 50,000 apps. As the buy side bangs the drum on independent verification and uniformContinue reading »

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