Twitch Will Sell Products QVC-Style For Prime Day

Twitch streamers will sling products during two 12-hour streams on July 15 and July 16 to drive Amazon Prime Day sales. The Twitch Presents channel will be taken over by different streaming celebrities selling products ranging from electronics and gaming to kitchenware and kitsch. It’s QVC, but with gamers making the sale. The close alignmentContinue reading »

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Dun & Bradstreet Acquires Lattice Engines; Walmart Shifts Ecommerce Strategy

Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. The B2B CDP? Dun & Bradstreet has agreed to acquire Lattice Engines, a B2B marketing startup. D&B says it made the deal to add a customer data platform (CDP), a trendy category of tech companies that collect and manage consumer data. Lattice started asContinue reading »

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With A New CRO, Twitch Levels Up Its Advertising Ambitions

At any given moment, 1 million people are watching Twitch, tuning in to the half a million people who stream themselves playing video games every day. The audience can be on par with a national cable network, according to a Nielsen study of concurrent viewers conducted in January. Twitch checks three coveted boxes for advertisers:Continue reading »

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Majority of Twitch Esports Viewers Use Platform Every Day, Nielsen Report Shows

A Nielsen survey released Thursday suggests esports watchers are a prime target for advertisers, but old strategies won’t work on them. The 2018 Nielsen Esports Fan Insights report includes behavior data from hundreds of esports gamers collected over the last year. These fans watched and participated in games like “League of Legends,” “Overwatch League,” “Fortnite”Continue reading »

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How Advertisers Are Using Twitch To Reach People Who Hate Ads

If Amazon-owned Twitch reaches its goal this year of – according to Bloomberg – doubling its ad sales revenue to $1 billion, it has quite a lot to offer but a lot it must still do. On the plus side, Twitch, the popular video streaming platform that boasts more than 15 million daily active users,Continue reading »

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True[X] President Pooja Midha: Not All Attention is Created Equal

Pooja Midha will speak on the future of TV measurement at AdExchanger’s upcoming Programmatic IO New York conference on Oct. 15-16. Founded in 2007, true[X] was acquired by Fox in 2014 for $200 million. Its president, Pooja Midha, has hit the ground running since she assumed the role in March. “I was a true[X] customerContinue reading »

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Twitch: Any Experience Is Streamable – But Not Everything Is Monetizable

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A few years ago, when Twitch CRO Jonathan Simpson-Bint would walk into meetings with agencies and advertisers, they’d cock a dubious eyebrow. “That many people engage on Twitch? You’ve got to be kidding.’ That was the reaction,” said Simpson-Bint, who’s been with Twitch since 2011, three years before Amazon acquired the social gaming and liveContinue reading »

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