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4 Most Common Myths of In-Game Advertising Debunked

Marketers are always looking for new opportunities to tap into pop culture and gain access to significant audience volumes. Digital Advertising is set to cross a major milestone in the world of advertising as it is expected this year to overtake spending on traditional ads. Yet, gaming remains the biggest untapped market, with a potential audience of 2.4 billion gamers around the world. The last couple of years has seen an unprecedented rise in the market size of video gaming and esports. Consider this: the video gaming…

Adjust Launches Pioneering Automation Technology to Fundamentally Simplify Mobile Advertising Processes and Foster Creativity

With marketers citing repetitive workflows as a top pain point, Adjust's new Control Center automates campaign management, empowering them to focus on creativity, strategy and pushing boundaries Adjust, the industry leader in mobile measurement, fraud prevention and cybersecurity, today announced the launch of its pioneering new product, Control Center, which will be part of the Adjust Automate suite. With its release, Adjust aims to dramatically simplify the process of mobile advertising management for today's marketers.…

Bot Fraud: Financial Services Count the Cost

The tech world moves fast. As new platforms are developed and users migrate, one troubling constant has emerged: fraudsters keep following the money. No surprise then, that financial services apps are firmly in those criminal crosshairs. The sector is booming, with 115.6 million people banking on mobile at least once a month across the US. As usage rates grow, so too do the risks for the sector, and apps coming under increasing threat from automated bots. A report from ThreatMetrix reveals that companies fell victim to 3…

For Political Advertising, the Medium Is the Message

The tech industry caught fire following the announcement by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey that the social platform was banning all political ads, thereby upping the pressure on Google and Facebook to present its solution for curbing fraudulent and potentially harmful messaging within political advertising. Google responded by limiting the precision of targeted political messages; Facebook is said to be weighing similar moves. The buzz around this unusual move—one in which a major ad platform seemed to put the public’s…

Pixalate Releases State of Connected TV/OTT: 2019 Ad Supply Trends Report; 330% Global Growth in Programmatic Ad Transactions

An analysis of 2019 programmatic ad supply trends in the Connected TV (CTV) and Over-the-Top (OTT) advertising industry Pixalate, a global ad fraud intelligence and marketing compliance platform, today announced the release of its State of Connected TV/OTT: 2019 Ad Supply Trends Report, featuring granular analysis on the latest trends in Over-the-Top (OTT) and Connected TV (CTV) advertising. Marketing Technology News: Rocketrip names Efrat Moshkoviz as Vice President of Customer Success Key Findings: 330% global…

How to Survive in 2020: A Checklist for Independent AdTech

We’re only one month into 2020, and the AdTech industry is already manifesting one change after another. With a lot of pressure coming from the world markets and ongoing issues within the industry itself, independent AdTech will have to face many challenges this year. However, brace yourselves, for we’re in this together! Here’s our checklist on how to survive in 2020. 1. Bye-Bye, Cookie As you might already know, Google will drop third-party cookies in 2022. Which seems like a distant future. However, this decision is…

New Research from Arkose Labs Shows Human-Driven Fraud Attacks are on the Rise

Data Reveals a Surge in Sweatshop-Powered Fraud Alongside Attack Spikes on Online Gaming and Social Media Platforms Arkose Labs, providers of online fraud prevention technology combining risk assessments and sophisticated enforcement challenges, today announced the release of its Q1 2020 Fraud and Abuse Report. The most notable trend this quarter was a major spike in human-driven attacks – which rose 90% compared to six months previously. Changing attack patterns were felt across geographies and industries, at a time of the…

TechBytes with Christian Henschel (CEO) and Paul H. Müller (CTO) at Adjust

"Marketing automation will augment marketing teams, giving them new strengths even when their numbers are low." What kind of future are you building for your customers at Adjust?  Christian: In 2020, Context will be king — and Automation will do the heavy lifting. The right ad delivered to the right person at the right time: it’s a Marketing cliché that has been around for almost a decade, but it’s still something the industry is struggling to get right. With consumer demand for personalized content reaching an…

TechBytes with Julien Escande, Commercial Director at Quadrant.io

"AI would be able to quickly and continuously identify and remove bad data and ensure that only the best and most accurate data is being used for products and services in our industry." Hi Julien, tell us about your role and journey into Technology. I am the Commercial Director at Quadrant, a Singapore-based company that meets demand for authenticated, high-quality, mobile location-based data through technology. I manage the commercial aspects at Quadrant including driving data solutions for businesses who use…

Horizon Media Partners with Location Sciences to Establish Leadership in Global Location Data Verification

Horizon Partners with Location Verification Technology to Improve Audience Development and Business Outcomes Across Programmatic Mobile Campaigns Horizon Media, a leader in data-driven media and marketing insights, announced its latest innovation today saying that it is now independently validating all location data applied across its programmatic practice, including media, audience development and measurement. Horizon is testing verification technology from Location Sciences to take a leading position in the industry in…

Canadian CFOs Lead Digital Transformation, but Face Challenges Around Automation and AI, Sage Research Finds

Sage, a market leader in cloud business management solutions, released a report examining how Canadian senior financial professionals are navigating through the risks and opportunities of digital transformation. The study found that while CFOs who embrace emerging technologies and data strategy are better positioned to drive change and growth across their organizations, 74% of respondents consider “modernizing business processes with technology” to be one of their biggest challenges. The report, CFO 3.0 Digital…

AdTech Roundup: Top Things in Advertising Technology

Today’s Daily AdTech Round-up covers latest in Native and Programmatic Advertising, Technology, TV Advertising, Audience Data announcements Merkle, Firefly, Fishbat, Perion Network Ltd, SQAD, Atmosphere, Digital Remedy, SOPHOLA, Inc, DoubleVerify and MediaMath. Merkle Releases Q4 2019 Digital Marketing Report, Showcasing Impressive Growth for Amazon and Varying Trends for Google Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, has released its Q4 2019 Digital Marketing Report (DMR), a…

Dailymotion Partners with White Ops to Enable 100% Human Verification of Programmatic Advertising Interactions on their Video Platform

With White Ops Advertising Integrity solution blocking sophisticated bots, invalid traffic and fraudulent impressions in programmatic advertising, Dailymotion deepens focus on the trusted advertising ecosystem Dailymotion, a Vivendi-owned video platform dedicated to creating a trusted home for premium video content that matters, and White Ops, the global leader in sophisticated bot mitigation, announced an enhanced partnership that will protect Dailymotion’s programmatic advertising on its global video platform from…

Data Privacy Day: Selected Quotes and Insights from the Industry Leaders- The Conclusion

Dear readers, this is the concluding part of our Data Privacy Day coverage. We spoke to 50+ data privacy leaders, CEOs, CMOs, and research analysts to gather information about data privacy trends. Our concluding chapter on Data Privacy Data includes insights from-- Adam Solomon, CMO of Lotame Chris Babel, CEO, TrustArc Todd Tran, Chief Strategy Officer lo for Teads Vaibhav Arya, CEO of Media.net Chris Mullaney, Data Protection Officer, UJET Alex Igelsböck, CEO, Adverity Kirit Basu, Head of Product…

Data Privacy Day: Selected Quotes and Insights from the Industry Leaders- Part 3

Part 1 and Part 2 revealed fascinating angles on how to deal with Data Privacy. Yet, we found out that Data Privacy Day continues to be celebrated as an event. Instead, we should ensure that Data Privacy becomes a wholesome practice throughout the industry, delivering consistent guidelines to all the organizations included in the system. Recently, DoubleVerify (DV) announced the first programmatic platform certification program for comprehensive Connected TV fraud protection. We read how Sourcepoint's OTT data privacy…

Adjust Bolsters Global Sales Team With Senior Appointments of Bill Kiriakis and Silvia Buermann

Adjust, the industry leader in mobile measurement, fraud prevention and cybersecurity, announced two new senior appointments to its global sales teams. Bill Kiriakis joins as SVP Global Sales, and Silvia Buermann as VP Global Sales Operations. They each bring over 20 years of sales experience in digital marketing analytics from leadership positions at several big tech companies including Adobe, Coremetrics, Omniture, Oracle and Salesforce. An enterprise sales management veteran, Kiriakis will oversee Adjust’s global…

DoubleVerify Announces the First Programmatic Platform Certification Program for Comprehensive Connected TV Fraud Protection

Amobee, MediaMath, SpotX, the Trade Desk & Xandr Are First Platforms to Be Certified by DV DoubleVerify (“DV”), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, announced the industry’s first connected TV (“CTV”) Targeting Certification for programmatic platforms, designed to protect advertisers from fraud and invalid traffic (“IVT”) in the CTV space. In order to be certified by DV for CTV Targeting, a platform must demonstrate the ability to prevent fraud and IVT by applying DV’s…

MediaMath Bolsters Leadership with Appointment of CFO, Milena Alberti-Perez

Seasoned Finance & Media Executive Joins from Penguin Random House MediaMath, acclaimed independent advertising technology company for leading brands, announced that Milena Alberti-Perez has joined the company as chief financial officer. Alberti-Perez joined MediaMath on January 21 and will be based in New York reporting to president, Konrad Gerszke. "We are delighted to welcome Milena to the MediaMath team. Her deep financial expertise and experience leading large teams in a mature, global organization, coupled…

TechBytes with Michael Badichi, Co-founder and CTO at Anzu.io

Tell us about your journey in Technology. What inspired you to start Anzu.io? I was always fascinated by technology and innovation, and had already begun programming by the age of 9! In my early years, I experimented with working in many areas of computing such as Reverse Engineering, Hacking, Computer Graphics, and Demo-making. Tasks that did not involve creativity and innovation seldom interested me—and this truth remains today! As the years went by, I had the chance to work in a wide range of technological fields and…

Anura Awarded TAG Certified Against Fraud Seal by the Trustworthy Accountability Group

Fraud Seal Certification Demonstrates Anura's Leadership in Raising Industry Standards, Strengthens Its Solutions for Fortune 1000 Companies Anura, a leading provider of ad fraud protection solutions, is excited to announce that it has been awarded the TAG Certified Against Fraud Seal by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG). After achieving the TAG certification with independent validation by a third-party auditor, Anura's platform is well-positioned to be marketed to larger brand-name companies, increasing its market…