In-app Advertising Market Size Worth $226.4 Billion By 2025

The global in-app advertising market size is expected to reach USD 226.4 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 19.4% from 2019 to 2025, according to a new study conducted by Grand View Research, Inc. In-app advertising enables advertisers to display various types of advertisements, such as banners and pop-up videos, on mobile applications to reach their audience. The concept is gaining popularity owing to the rapidly increasing demand for mobile device-based advertising across various industry verticals such as education,…

Gameloft Chooses PubMatic to Drive Programmatic In-App Advertising Growth

PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP) for an open digital media future, today announced it is working with Gameloft, a leader in the development and publishing of mobile games, to help marketers take full advantage of in-app advertising opportunities. Through this partnership, PubMatic will allow advertisers to easily access engaged audiences across Gameloft’s wealth of premium mobile environments. As apps are now the preferred environment for consumers to access information, connect and transact, they…

In-App Advertising Fraud: The Biggest Threats to Advertisers

In 2018, mobile ad spending accounted for nearly 70 percent of all digital advertising and surpassed TV as the leading advertising medium in the U.S. Not surprisingly, as brands allocate more of their ad budgets to mobile, the channel has also attracted fraudsters looking to game the system and turn a quick buck. Fraud in the mobile ecosystem is top of mind for advertisers, but few in the industry want to discuss the topic in the detail it warrants. However, it is only through frank and transparent discussions about fraud…

New Independent Research Study Uncovers Why Buyers Are Embracing Programmatic In-App Advertising

Buyers Cite Targeting Capabilities and Inventory Quality as the Top Criteria for Choosing Programmatic In-App Publisher Partners PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP) for an open digital media future, released a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of PubMatic, which found that buyers are allocating nearly a quarter of digital advertising budgets to mobile apps to capitalize on increased targeting and customer engagement, despite concerns about in-app fraud and measurability. The…

SOOMLA Raises $2.6M to Lift the Hood on the Black Box of In-app Advertising

The Financing Will Be Used to Fund SOOMLA's Continued Global Expansion SOOMLA, the leading mobile monetization measurement platform, announced a Series A investment of $2.6 million led by JAL Ventures with additional funds coming from existing investors. The financing will be used to fund SOOMLA's continued global expansion and for further investment in its proprietary technology platform. Tal Shaked, General Partner at JAL Ventures will join SOOMLA's board of directors. "SOOMLA has rapidly developed a leadership…

Love, Apptually: Understanding the Role In-App Advertising Plays In Connecting Consumers With Brands

Apps have the potential to make powerful connections with their users. With consumers visiting entertainment, sports, news and gaming apps between two and four times a day, spending around an hour on them in total, there is ample opportunity for advertisers to make the most of this highly targeted channel. Apps are perceived as a very intimate part of the mobile user experience, heightened by the fact that some apps are highly bespoke. This can give the impression that in-app advertising is intrusive and breaks a trusted…

In-App Advertising Poised for Growth, Driven by Strong Demand by Brands, New Global Research Shows

Fyber, a leading technology company creating solutions for smarter ad monetization, unveiled the results of a global survey conducted among media agencies and brands regarding attitudes and plans for mobile ad campaigns. Overall, both groups consider mobile to be the most effective channel to reach and engage users, with mobile in-app inventory delivering the best results across multiple metrics, including ROI. "Mobile devices are the consumer's primary means of accessing the Internet, and close to 90% of time on mobile…

AudioGO Self-serve Audio Advertising Platform Now Features In-app Banner Design Using Canva

AudioGO, the self-serve digital audio ad buying service from AdsWizz, announced an integration with Canva, the world’s fastest-growing design platform. The integration enables AudioGO advertisers to easily create display ads with Canva’s graphic design platform during campaign setup, enabling anyone to complement their audio ad campaigns with professional-looking banner ads. In addition, if an advertiser does not have an audio ad, AudioGO will create one for them in under a day. The new Canva integration comes on the…

The Tsunami Of In-App Programmatic Advertising Is Coming – Ride the Wave

In this article, we will discuss what in-app programmatic advertising is. We will also consider the factors causing the boom in in-app programmatic advertising, which include the increased use of mobile devices and the increased need for mobile content. The growth of this market in China, and how their model of life-app integration presents increased opportunities for in-app programmatic advertising future is also considered. What Is Programmatic Advertising? The next big trend in Marketing is in-app programmatic…

The State of Programmatic Advertising: Why Mobile In-App Programmatic will be Really Different in 2020

What is the current state of mobile programmatic advertising, and how will it likely evolve in 2020? To answer these questions, we reviewed data on billions of transactions that have occurred on our exchange since the beginning of 2017, as part of InMobi’s newly released 2019 Mobile Programmatic Advertising Trends Report. Setting the Programmatic Benchmarks In-app mobile programmatic spending skyrocketed from 2017 to 2018. The fastest growth rate was in the largest market, the U.S. with a significant amount of the growth…

In-Game Advertising Matures to Become Viable Alternative to In-App Purchases, Finds deltaDNA Study

Higher Demand for Ad Network Transparency and Campaign Data Sees Developers Remaining Loyal to Those Networks That Deliver After years of uncertain experimentation, Free-to-Play (F2P) game developers are starting to view ads as a genuine alternative to In-App Purchases (IAPs) rather than just an additional revenue bonus. In the last twelve months, the number of games owing at least 40% of total revenues to ads has increased by 15%, while the number of games generating 81 – 100% of their revenue from ads has leapt by a…

Why In-App Programmatic Video Advertising is the Hottest Trend

Needless to say, mobile video consumption is flourishing rapidly and that too in-app, as compared to mobile web in the past. This is catching marketers’ attention in a mobile-centric world where their core focus is on generating higher Return on Ad Spend (ROAS). Tremendous in-app video consumption on mobile devices, non-intrusive ad user experience, and precise targeting with adherence to the highest quality media metrics are few of the reasons making marketers think of only one solution and that is — programmatic…

Smaato Assists IAB to Create the Global In-App GDPR Transparency & Consent Solution for the Mobile Advertising Industry

Public Consultation Running Until Early June to Add New Implementation Scenario to Framework, Help Companies Meet GDPR Requirements on Disclosure, Legal Bases Smaato, the leading global real-time advertising platform for mobile publishers and app developers, has announced in parallel with the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Tech Lab the release of an in-app consent solution to meet the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). After the IAB Europe Transparency and Consent Framework was…

InMobi Expands IAS Integration to Provide Enhanced Viewability Reporting for Mobile In-App VAST Video Advertising

Advertisers Can Now Leverage IAS Firewall Tags to Run In-App Vast Video Supply on InMobi Exchange InMobi, an independent mobile in-app advertising platform, has announced an expanded integration of Integral Ad Science (IAS) verification solution to include IAS Firewall tags that now provides advertisers with enhanced viewability reporting for their mobile in-app VAST (Video Ad Serving Template) video campaigns. Recently, InMobi announced that it has acquired AerServ for $90 million. Recommended Read: InMobi Acquires…

AerServ Launches AerNative — Native Advertising for In-App Mobile Video and Banner Ads

Mobile consumers engage more frequently with native ads -- digital ad placements that reflect the look and style of a publisher's site or app. AerServ, the leading inventory and audience management technology for mobile publishers and advertisers, today announced the launch of AerNative -- a new native ad platform for in-app mobile video and banner ads. Publishers and app developers can use AerServ's new mobile native platform to customize and serve mobile native advertisements in their mobile app or website. Those…

FTC Requires Mobile Advertising Company to Stop Misleading Users About In-Game Rewards

Tapjoy got hundreds of thousands of complaints about failure to provide rewards promised to consumers, agency alleges A California-based mobile advertising company has settled Federal Trade Commission allegations that it failed to provide in-game rewards users were promised for completing advertising offers. As part of the proposed settlement, Tapjoy, Inc., is prohibited from misleading users about the rewards they can earn and must monitor its third-party advertiser partners to ensure they do what is necessary to enable…

7-Eleven Introduces In-App Wallet to Enable Contactless Payment Option

The coronavirus pandemic has transformed the way people shop and conduct their purchases. Customers have opted for digital contactless payments given the lockdowns and social distancing norms set in place. As per a study by the payment firm FIS, around 45 percent of banking partners have changed the way of interacting with financial institutions. While 31 percent of participants prefer mobile and contactless payment methods instead of cash due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, 7-Eleven has become one of the latest…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s AdTech Roundup covers the latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements from AdTonos, AzerionOne, Primis, AudioGO, to Mediavine. AdTonos Launches Yours Truly Technology to Deliver Interactive Radio Ads AdTonos, the leading force in audio-centric advertising technology, has brought real-time interactivity to live radio with its new offering: Yours Truly. The innovative technology allows advertisers to reach listeners via smart speakers with engaging two-way,…

Casual and Hyper-Casual Mobile Games Driving Shift Towards Immersive InGame Advertising

New paper reveals key mobile game developer monetization strategies for 2021 Immersive in-game advertising, where non-interruptive brands ads are seamlessly integrated into gameplay, is emerging as an important new monetization channel, with 46.3% of mobile game developers citing it as a key opportunity for 2021. In a global mobile developer survey by InGamePlay brand advertising platform, AdInMo, confirms that In-App Purchases (65.8%) and in-game advertising (53.8%) are still the most popular forms of monetization, but…

Adapex and Dsquared Sales Form Advertising Sales Partnership

Adapex, a leading provider of full-service, full-stack Header Bidding technologies has partnered with Dsquared Sales, a full-service direct sales firm offering top-level, premium advertising sales experience nationwide. The partnership aims to fortify Adapex's position in the marketplace as a provider of programmatic and direct deals for agency/brand campaigns for our rapidly expanding roster of publisher partners. Marketing Technology News: Zoho Announces Partnership With Tata Consultancy Services Debra Fleenor,…