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The Fall of Organic Installs and the Growth of App-Install Ad Fraud

The global app economy got used to the constant growth and booming numbers of downloads, consumer spend, time spent on apps and other similar metrics. And the last year was no exception: There’s been a 60% growth in the number of global app downloads, consumer spend has more than doubled, and time spent on apps increased by 30%. Source: AppAnnie, 2017 Retrospective In the same time, despite the mass cleaning of old and abandoned apps out of the Apple App store, the overall number of apps has reached the mark of 5.8…

TechBytes with Dorian Kim, VP, Retargeting and Programmatic Operations, AppLift

Dorian Kim VP, Retargeting and Programmatic Operations, AppLift Audience segmentation remains the most challenging aspects of building powerful targeting campaigns. Dividing population groups based on their interaction with products and devices are ways to segment the audience. The biggest questions today -- what is the extent are their effectiveness and how would Marketing Technology companies cope with the ever-growing demand for attributable audience segmentation? Dorian Kim, VP, Retargeting and Programmatic…

Mobile Attribution Myth Busting: Mobile App to Site Tracking

Despite the growing adoption of mobile across all industries and a seismic shift toward mobile-first campaigns, there are quite a number of concerns and questions regarding mobile attribution that arise over and over again within our industry. It’s high time these be debunked once and for all. As mobile advertising grows, so do misconceptions and myths. Unfortunately, these myths can hold up programs and be a source of frustration across all teams. Ninety percent of today’s existing data was created in the last two years,…

Interview with Inna Ushakova, Co-Founder & CEO, Scalarr

"Location has ceased to play any role for SaaS tools and their clients. If you become the best at what you do, you will succeed in any market."Tell us about your role at Scalarr and how you got here? What made you start a company to fight fraud in mobile marketing?    I am proud to be a founder and CEO of such a great company. Scalarr was started two years ago, in 2016, with the idea to develop the efficient and highly accurate tool to detect the mobile app-install ad fraud. At that very moment, I was running the…

TechBytes with Shani Rosenfelder, Head of Content and Mobile Insights, AppsFlyer

Shani Rosenfelder Head of Content and Mobile Insights, AppsFlyer How do you make sure that only real people see your ads? According to a leading source of ad tech reporting, ad fraud costs the industry $8.2 billion a year in the US alone. As advertisers move to digital channels, how should you protect your brand and seek better efficiency and ROI for your ad dollars? We sat down with Shani Rosenfelder, Head of Content and Mobile Insights at AppsFlyer, to discuss the state of ad fraud and the major challenges faced by…