Spiketrap Launches Real-Time Brand Safety Suite Addressing the Needs of Digital Advertisers and Publishers in the Creator Economy

Conversation analytics platform Spiketrap revealed a brand safety suite designed specifically to address the unique challenges presented in accurately classifying high-velocity user-generated content. The solution, which uses Spiketrap’s proprietary Clair AI technology to power Natural Language Processing (NLP) for the accurate identification of unsafe content, provides clear grading across several categories of concern for advertisers and creators alike, including hateful, sexual, and profane content. The brand…

New IAS Study Shows Shift to YouTube CTV Viewing, Focus on Brand Safety and Suitability

Integral Ad Science (IAS), a global leader in digital ad verification, released new research showing that U.S. consumers prefer YouTube to all other ad-supported streaming services on CTV, while brand safety and suitability are also top of mind. Surveying over 1,000 U.S. consumers, this new report from IAS explores how CTV users experience YouTube content and ads. "After a period of rapid growth, CTV is now officially consumers' preferred streaming device and YouTube tops the list of ad-supported streaming services that…

DoubleVerify Unveils Expanded Brand Safety & Brand Suitability Integration with Facebook

DV now offers a comprehensive third-party brand suitability solution to clients buying on Facebook and Instagram DoubleVerify ("DV"), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, today announced an expanded brand safety and suitability integration with Facebook, extending verification to new premium inventory channels such as Facebook In-Stream Reserve, while providing new tools to boost control and efficiency. With the expansion, DV now offers comprehensive brand measurement solutions on…

IAS Extends its Leadership in Brand Safety and Ad Fraud Protection with TAG Recertification

Integral Ad Science (IAS), a global leader in digital ad verification, announced that the company has achieved global recertification from the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) for 2021. IAS successfully earned all three of TAG's certification seals that apply to its ad verification technology. Marketing Technology News: Cloud Computing Could Eliminate a Billion Metric Tons of CO2 Emission Over the Next Four Years, and… "A longstanding member of TAG, IAS is committed to providing our partners with the trusted…

Audience Store Awarded TAG Brand Safety Certified Seal Validated by ABC Audit

Audience Store, the programmatic technology activation company, has been awarded the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) Brand Safety Certified Seal after demonstrating its compliance with rigorous brand safety standards. The verification, which is independently validated through an audit by ABC, demonstrates Audience Store’s compliance with industry best practice and gives partners greater confidence that their advertising will not be associated with content that could jeopardise their reputation. Marketing…

Adverty Awarded TAG Brand Safety Certified Seal Validated by ABC audit

Adverty, the in-game and esports advertising specialists, have been awarded the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) Brand Safety Certified Seal after demonstrating its compliance with rigorous brand safety standards. The verification, which is independently validated through an audit by ABC, demonstrates Adverty's compliance with industry best practices and gives brand partners greater confidence that their advertising will not be associated with content that could jeopardise their reputation. Marketing…

China Advertising Association and Trustworthy Accountability Group Launch New Standards to Fight Criminal Activity and Promote Brand Safety…

China Advertising Association (CAA) and the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) - an advertising industry self-regulatory initiative to fight criminal activity and promote brand safety in the digital advertising supply chain - today launched TAG's international standards in the Chinese market. Building on the initial TAG-CAA collaboration from April 2020, the standards - in particular TAG's Certified Against Fraud certification – will provide companies in China with a robust certification and with it the…

AzerionOne Teams up With Oracle to Strengthen Brand Safety and Viewability Capabilities

AzerionOne, a pioneering all-in-one programmatic platform for publishers and advertisers in Europe, announced a collaboration with Oracle Moat and Oracle Contextual Intelligence. The programmatic platform, managing more than 1.6 trillion transactions per month and reaching more than 500 million users, has placed topics like contextual relevance, brand safety, and media performance at the core of its commitment. With this collaboration, AzerionOne takes a new important step in bringing high-quality advertising experiences,…

DoubleVerify Expands Partnership with Twitter to Provide Brand Safety and Suitability Verification

DV’s partnership will provide transparency into brand alignment with user-generated content on Twitter DoubleVerify (“DV”), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, announced a new partnership with Twitter to help advertisers measure and report on brand safety and suitability. Independent, third-party brand safety measurement in an in-feed, user-generated content environment represents a major milestone on the path to full transparency that covers all buying platforms. Marketing…

DoubleVerify Launches Authentic Brand Safety on Google’s Display & Video 360

DoubleVerify (“DV”), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data, and analytics, announced the launch of Authentic Brand Safety targeting on Google Marketing Platform's demand-side platform (DSP), Display & Video 360. “At a time when it has never been more important for brands to align their values with their advertising buys, we are excited to bring the power of Authentic Brand Safety to Display & Video 360,” said Mark Zagorski, CEO of DoubleVerify. “With our proprietary Authentic Brand Safety…

Zefr Selected as Brand Safety Reporting Partner by YouTube

Zefr, the leading contextual data platform for brands and agencies, has partnered with YouTube to provide a Brand Safety & Suitability Measurement solution, which will be developed and rolled out throughout the course of 2021. This product will provide clients with brand safety & suitability measurement directly mapped to the 4A and GARM industry standards, which were introduced to the marketplace in September 2020. The announcement comes on the heels of Zefr's inclusion in YouTube's Measurement Program (YTMP) as…

DoubleVerify Announces Exclusive Partnership with Yahoo! JAPAN To Power Their Standard Feature of Ad Fraud and Brand Safety Protection

DoubleVerify (“DV”), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, announced an exclusive partnership with Yahoo! Japan Corporation (“Yahoo! JAPAN”), a leading media platform in the region, to power their standard feature of traffic policy management and compliance across the Yahoo! JAPAN Ads Display Ads platform. Beginning in Q1 2021, advertisers will be able to run advertising campaigns with this enhanced standard feature of Yahoo! JAPAN Ads Display Ads, leveraging DoubleVerify’s global…

OpenSlate and TikTok Partner to Deliver Brand Safety Solution for Advertisers

Company builds on expertise in content ratings to deliver a brand safe environment for TikTok advertising OpenSlate, the leading provider of content ratings across the world's largest digital platforms, announced a partnership with TikTok, the leading destination for short-form mobile video. OpenSlate and TikTok are offering a third-party verified brand safety solution for TikTok advertising. TikTok is growing at a rapid pace, with more than 100 million American monthly active users. Advertisers are eager to engage -…

Brand Safety Institute Names Louis Jones as Incoming Brand Safety Officer in Residence

Former 4A's/Maxas/Havas Exec Brings Brand-Centric Focus and Deep Practical Experience to Role Advising Other BSOs The Brand Safety Institute (BSI), a nonprofit advertising industry initiative to strengthen the brand safety profession,  announced that longtime agency and 4A's executive Louis Jones will be its next Brand Safety Officer (BSO) in Residence. Jones will become the second person to serve in the six-month role advising other BSOs and helping the organization advance its mission, and he brings an unwavering focus on…

Taboola And IAS Partner On Industry-First Brand Safety Solution For Performance Advertisers

Taboola, the world’s leading discovery platform, announced a partnership with Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, to introduce an industry-first pre-bid brand safety technology for performance advertisers. This is the first-ever integration to directly apply pre-bid brand safety within a native discovery platform. With this integration, performance advertisers have the ability to achieve their marketing goals across Taboola’s large audience of 1.4 billion people each month, while…

IAS and Channel Factory Announce Channel Science the First of Its Kind Combined YouTube Product for Brand Safety

Advertisers Can Now Seamlessly Monitor Their YouTube Campaigns With the First Brand Safe & Performance Driven Inclusion List Integral Ad Science (IAS) and Channel Factory announced the launch of Channel Science, an industry-leading partnership that gives advertisers the opportunity to leverage both companies' technologies through a single product to ensure their YouTube campaigns are even more brand-safe, brand-suitable and performance-optimized. More than ever before, advertisers are searching for ways to…

IAS First to Integrate with Google Ads Data Hub for Viewability and Brand Safety

Integral Ad Science (IAS), the global leader in digital ad verification, announced it is the first verification company to integrate with Google Ads Data Hub (ADH), Google's privacy-focused data platform for advertisers. The IAS integration provides advertisers viewability, ad fraud, and brand safety measurement for YouTube via ADH. While IAS does not collect or use any private audience data for delivering its verification services, being the first with this new integration will help lead the way for setting new data…

TAG and JICWEBS Announce Merger of Digital Ad Industry’s Leading Anti-Fraud and Brand Safety

Mike Zaneis to Serve as CEO & Jules Kendrick as Managing Director UK/Europe for Consolidated Organization under TAG Brand The digital advertising industry's two leading anti-fraud and brand safety organizations, the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) and Joint Industry Committee for Web Standards (JICWEBS), announced an agreement to merge. Mike Zaneis will serve as CEO for the combined organization – which will carry the TAG name – while JICWEBS's Jules Kendrick will take the new role of Managing Director of UK…

LoopMe Launches New Hate-Free Promise to Advertisers with Enhanced Brand Safety Controls

New company quality controls protect brand ads across mobile, desktop and CTV within brand-safe, hate-free environments LoopMe, the outcomes-based video platform, announced it has released new brand safety policies with a promise to advertisers to prevent ads from appearing alongside hateful and inflammatory content. The company is enhancing its existing brand safety protocols with more stringent controls over content that may be deemed as harassment or hate speech. This hate-free promise to advertisers comes as a response…

Brand Safety Institute Announces First Graduating Class of Certified Brand Safety Officers

Inaugural Class Includes Execs From Largest Agency Holding Companies, Global 500 Brands, Major Technology Platforms The Brand Safety Institute (BSI), a nonprofit advertising industry initiative to strengthen the brand safety profession, announced its inaugural graduating class of Certified Brand Safety Officers. The group includes dozens of executives who manage brand safety and related issues at the world’s largest advertising agency holding companies, Fortune Global 500 brands, and major technology platforms. All of the…