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Telaria Is First Dedicated Premium Video SSP to Launch Comprehensive Fraud Prevention Solution with White Ops

Platform-Wide Guarantee of Protection Against Fraud for Premium Video Inventory Across All Screens Telaria Inc., the complete software platform to manage video advertising for premium publishers, announced a partnership with White Ops to prevent invalid and fraudulent traffic from entering the bid process for any demand-side platform (DSP) transacting on Telaria’s Video Management Platform (VMP). Every ad request on Telaria’s VMP, across all screens and formats, will now be scanned by White Ops to prevent DSPs from…

Beachfront Earns TAG Certified Against Fraud Seal

Latest Step Would Ensure Customers and Partners Are Seeing True, Validated, 100 Percent Clean Media Beachfront, a leading platform for connected video, announced that it has been awarded the TAG Certified Against Fraud Seal from the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG). This is the latest step from Beachfront to fight ad fraud and provide advertising partners with verified traffic. “Beachfront continues to seek out the best partnerships and opportunities to ensure fraud-free video ads. Adding this certification to our…

Reason to be at Cannes Lions 2018: Creative Debates, Hot-Button Topics and Smart Points of View

The international 'Festival of Creativity' and 'Thermopylae' for global advertisers, Cannes Lions, is just a few days away. In keeping with our coverage of the Cannes Lions for the second year in a row, we interviewed Shachar Orren, Chief Storytelling Officer at Disney-backed storytelling platform, Playbuzz. The Playybuzz team is heading to the sixty-fifth edition of Cannes Lions. How long have you been following/visiting the Cannes Lions? I’ve been following Cannes since I joined Playbuzz 4 years ago, and this will be…

TechBytes with Billie Vuckovich, Director, Digital Marketing and Ad Ops, dexiMEDIA

Billie Vuckovich Director, Digital Marketing and Ad Operations, dexiMEDIA Ad fraud is the dirty secret of digital media that exploded with smarter advertising analytics platforms reporting them in time. With the adtech evolution, ad fraud also continues to change in form. To better understand ad fraud analytics and the other major threats to video, display, and other ad publishing companies, we spoke to Billie Vuckovich, Director, Digital Marketing and Ad Ops, dexiMEDIA.Tell us about your role at dexiMedia and the…

Revcontent Earns TAG Registry to Improve Transparency and Brand Safety in Digital Advertising

Revcontent Worked with TAG to Ensure Partners Are Given Extra Transparency and Protection Content recommendations platform, Revcontent has announced that it has completed the verification process. The company has been approved by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) as a participant in the TAG Registry. Companies that are TAG Registered have been verified as legitimate participants in the digital advertising industry through a proprietary background check and review process. TAG is an advertising industry…

Branded Content Powered by Playbuzz Performs in Top 10% of All Nielsen Global Digital Brand Effect Campaigns

The Latest Nielsen Study Asserts That the Platform Is “More Successful at Providing Increased Engagement, Shifting Brand Perceptions and Ultimately Driving Preference Than Other Global Digital Content" A study conducted by global information & measurement company, Nielsen, on behalf of Disney-backed storytelling platform, Playbuzz, showcases the power of interactive content and its positive impact on branded content campaigns compared to more traditional digital content. The results support previous studies which link…

TripleLift and White Ops Forge Partnership to Fight Fraud in Native Advertising

TripleLift Is Bringing IVT Prevention to the Forefront of Its Services and Adopting Stricter Guidelines That Align with Growing Buyer Demands for 3P Measurement Standards TripleLift, a leading native advertising platform, has announced a partnership with White Ops. This native advertising partnership now becomes the first native exchange to offer third-party verified pre-bid fraud prevention across its entire inventory. By leveraging White Ops' pre-bid prevention product, MediaGuard, TripleLift will now prevent fraudulent…

Blockchain in Advertising: The Implications for Every Player in the System

Today’s digital advertising industry faces many challenges, ranging from fraud and lack of transparency to antiquated payment models. Such challenges aren’t unique to the marketing industry. In fact, many industries, including financial services, are struggling to address these very same challenges. That’s one reason that headlines around blockchain technology are so prevalent these days. Indeed, blockchain technology could revolutionize a number of industries. Nowhere is the promise quite as strong as in programmatic…

PubMatic Announces Global Supply Path Optimization Partnership With Sizmek

Global Supply Path Optimization Partnership to Provide Agencies and Advertisers with Transparent Access to Premium Inventory PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP), announced a global supply path optimization (SPO) partnership with Sizmek, the largest independent buy-side advertising platform. Sizmek now includes PubMatic in its network of preferred publisher platforms, helping consolidate programmatic ad spend in order to provide agencies and advertisers with more transparent access to premium inventory…

TechBytes with Idan Shchori, VP Global Monetization, Playbuzz

Idan Shchori VP Global Monetization, Playbuzz In 2018, there are immense opportunities for marketers to monetize their content. Global marketers have successfully built their content empires by sticking to one major goal -- deliver relevant, interactive, and personalized content to customers. Playbuzz is a successful authoring platform for storytellers, and to understand how they bring core monetization offerings to global publishers and brands/agencies, we spoke to their VP, Global Monetization, Idan Shchori.…

comScore Receives Renewed Certifications from TAG for Its Efforts to Eliminate Piracy and Fraud

Certifications Highlight ComScore's Ongoing Commitment to Brand Safety and Invalid Traffic Detection comScore announced the company received its certification renewal as a Validated Digital Advertising Assurance Provider (DAAP) through the Trustworthy Accountability Group's (TAG) Certified Against Piracy program, as well as a new TAG Certified Against Fraud Seal for its efforts to eliminate piracy and fraud. Also Read: Trustworthy Accountability Group Hires Former IAB UK Executive Nick Stringer TAG was created three…

SpotX Doubles Down on Digital Video Advertising Safety, Granted Renewal on All Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) Certifications

Video Advertising And Monetization Platform Strengthens Its Leadership Role In Brand Safety SpotX, the leading video advertising and monetization platform, announced that it has been granted certification renewal by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) for all official seals including the Certified Against Fraud Seal, Certified Against Malware Seal, the Certified Against Piracy Seal, and the Certified Inventory Quality Guidelines (IQG) Seal. TAG is a first-of-its-kind cross-industry accountability program…

Mobile Performance Marketing Platform Yeahmobi Joined the IAB Tech Lab

Mobile performance marketing platform Yeahmobi has announced that the company has officially joined the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB)'s Tech Lab, as a member of its openRTB working group. The IAB Tech Lab is an independent, international, research and development consortium charged with producing and helping companies implement global industry technical standards. Its goal is to congregate the industry, avoid friction and maintain the safe and secure growth of the industry. Also Read: IAB Tech Lab Launches New…

TechBytes with Ian James, GM, International, Verve

Ian James GM International,  Verve The tech industry has come a long way in utilizing Location Data to enhance modern marketing opportunities. Most mobile apps now seek a customer's geo-location to update and present features that could be most relevant to their real-time behavior. To dive deeper into how Digital Marketing Agencies and Customer Experience platforms could better leverage Location Data, we spoke to Ian James of Verve.Tell us about your role at Verve and the team you handle. As the General Manager…

Interview with Shachar Orren, Chief Storyteller, Playbuzz

"Advertisers are increasingly looking to creative automation and machine learning (AI) solutions to optimize ad campaigns."Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of Playbuzz? I began my career as a journalist and editor in Tel Aviv, and though I was incredibly passionate about writing, after 9 years I felt that the industry was not evolving as fast as its readers, which left me feeling stuck and ready for a change. I was looking to feel inspired but not lose the creativity that a role…

Playbuzz Names GroupM’s Rob Norman To Its Board of Directors

Norman Joins the Storytelling Platform, Reinforcing the Company as a Leader in Disruptive, Interactive Offerings for Advertisers Worldwide Storytelling platform Playbuzz announced that Rob Norman has joined the company’s board of directors. Norman continues to act as a Senior Advisor to GroupM following his retirement as Global Chief Digital Officer after 31 years in various roles at WPP-held companies. His collaboration with Playbuzz is unaffiliated with GroupM. “Rob is a digital advertising pioneer who we are…

TAG Anti-fraud Certification Will Require Publishers to Implement Ads.txt

Expanded Anti-Piracy Program Provides First Path to Certification for Ad Buyers, Publishers The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), an advertising industry initiative to fight criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain, today released updated certification guidelines for its Certified Against Fraud and Certified Against Piracy Seal Programs. The updated Certified Against Fraud Guidelines now require publishers to adopt and implement the ads.txt specification released by the IAB Tech Lab last May,…

Blockchain Will Transform the Global Economy. But What Will it Mean for Advertisers?

When most people hear blockchain, they think Bitcoin—one of the world’s first digital currencies. But while Bitcoin has yet to transform the global economy, experts believe that its underlying technology—blockchain—is poised to spark an economic revolution. A secure digital ledger, blockchain keeps track of transactions involving anything of value—whether it’s money, stocks, music, art, or votes. On this shared and decentralized platform, everyone has access to the same information trails, and transactions are verified on…

Who’s Responsible for Solving the Billion-Dollar Ad Fraud Problem?

Digital advertising - and in particular programmatic advertising - is increasingly taking a piece of the multibillion-dollar advertising pie each year. And with it, there’s also a rising cost of fraudulent advertising through faked and poached installs and clicks, faulty targeting, and more bot-driven trickery. According to a study by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and Ernst & Young, fraud costs the U.S. digital marketing, advertising and media industry $8.2 billion annually. The IAB says the good news is…

What You Need To Know About Video

How Will Video Fit in to Your Strategy Next Year? Here's What The Smartest People in MarTech Had To Say About Using Video As A Tool 'How We Measure Viewability Will Change' Dave Gullo - Co-Founder and CTO, VideoAmp: Existing viewability metrics are a reaction to an industry that got too cozy with low quality and often fraudulent traffic sources. In the next two years, more Video will be bought directly, using automation and data. This changes the dynamic of how the industry should measure viewability – if you are…