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DoubleVerify Partners with TabMo To Power Media Quality for European Brand Advertisers

DoubleVerify integrates Fraud, Brand Safety, Contextual, and Viewability capabilities with TabMo’s Hawk DSP platform DoubleVerify (“DV”), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, announced a partnership with Hawk by TabMo, the mobile-first, cross-channel advertising platform, specialising in location-based advertising. The partnership will see TabMo customers gaining integrated access to DV’s pre-bid quality segments, including Fraud, Brand Safety, Contextual and Display Viewability.…

DoubleVerify Partners with TabMo To Power Media Quality for European Brand Advertisers

DoubleVerify integrates Fraud, Brand Safety, Contextual, and Viewability capabilities with TabMo’s Hawk DSP platform DoubleVerify (“DV”), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, announced a partnership with Hawk by TabMo, the mobile-first, cross-channel advertising platform, specialising in device ID-centric advertising. The partnership will see TabMo customers gaining integrated access to DV’s pre-bid quality segments, including Fraud, Brand Safety, Contextual, Video Viewability…

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…

YouTube Select Opens Its Platform For UK Advertisers

YouTube has announced that YouTube Select, the platform’s reimaged content solution, is now available to British advertisers. This would help the UK advertisers to feature their ads in a brand-safe ecosystem. Now for the first time, UK brands will be able to access exclusive creator lineups as well as bespoke content experiences, helping advertisers reach the audiences they want through the content most relevant to their brand. This follows the global launch of YouTube Select earlier in the year. 96% of Online Adults in…

Safety First: The Difficult Task of Staying Brand Safe in 2020

Have you ever analyzed if you are brand safe in 2020? Imagine you’re at a grocery store to pick up apples. You spot a bright red one you like– but directly next to it sits a putrid, rotting apple. Odds are you’re not going to buy the bright red one, just because of its proximity to the rotten one. The same principle applies to the content we see online. With the world seemingly moving at a break-neck pace, brand marketers need to be smart about where their messaging goes – and what content it’s ending up…

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…

Why Contextual Targeting Is Critical for Marketers Navigating the Cookie-Less Future

We’re living in a global paradigm shift, where privacy concerns, coupled with the cookie’s demise, is placing pressure on marketers to deliver more personalised and empathetic campaigns, in brand-safe environments. While this presents many challenges, it also presents many opportunities for marketers to unlock more intelligent contextual targeting tactics. Preparing for a cookie-less future The increasingly privacy-savvy consumer is now rejecting the third-party cookie, with a 2018 report revealing 64% of cookies are…

TechBytes with Travis O’Neil, SVP of Operations at GumGum

Tell us a bit about GumGum. We got our start and still derive the lion’s share of our business in the Digital Advertising industry, but GumGum is, more broadly, a technology company whose core competency is Machine Learning solutions that extract value from text, images, and videos. We currently have both a sports sponsorship valuation business rooted in Computer Vision logo recognition technology, and an advertising business serving contextual targeting and brand safety intelligence solutions along with an array of…

IPG Mediabrands Releases First-of-Its-Kind Media Responsibility Audit of Social Media Platforms

YouTube’s Headstart In Brand Safety Efforts Help Them Top The Audit Rankings\ IPG Mediabrands released its Media Responsibility Audit, the first-of-its-kind, as part of a larger effort aimed at enhancing brand safety and media responsibility in advertising. The social media platform audit was based on the Media Responsibility Principles Mediabrands recently released to the public, which are geared toward protecting brands and the communities that a brand serves, weighing the impact of harmful content, and evaluating the…

Tastemade Selects Gamut To Grow Local OTT Ad Sales For Streaming Network

Tastemade creates and delivers premium lifestyle programming to an engaged, passionate, and global community Gamut and Tastemade are excited to announce that they are amplifying their successful, existing relationship that allows Gamut to bring Tastemade’s highly-coveted OTT audiences to regional and local advertisers across the U.S.  Gamut, a Cox Media Group company, will now have preferred, direct-access to Tastemade’s 24/7 Streaming Network inventory – a channel that features award-winning programming in the categories…

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…

Gartner Identifies Five Technologies to Drive More Agile and Scalable Advertising Capabilities for Marketers

Inaugural Hype Cycle for Digital Advertising 2020 Provides Insights on Prioritizing Digital Advertising Technology Investments Gartner Inc.’s inaugural Hype Cycle for Digital Advertising 2020 report reveals five technologies that will have the greatest impact on marketers ability to respond and adapt to emerging trends. Among the 19 technologies represented in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Advertising 2020 report (see Figure 1), marketers should keep an eye on advanced supply-side bidding, ad blocking, identity…

In Post-Cookie World, Salon Sees 21% Revenue Uplift Through Content Recommendation Partnership

Publisher Improves User Experience and Drives Revenue While Delivering Fewer Ad Impressions Salon and Revcontent announced an exclusive partnership after Salon ran a head-to-head split test with other content recommendation partners. Driving the national conversation since 1995, Salon has supported fearless journalism with award-winning content, reaching an audience of approximately 10 million monthly unique visitors. Salon, a digital trailblazer that relies on programmatic ad revenue to offer free content, was seeking…

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…

Outbrain Selects CHEQ for Global Ad Fraud Protection

Outbrain, the world's leading discovery and native advertising platform on the open web, recently selected CHEQ's cybersecurity-backed offering to secure its digital media from non-human, invalid and fraudulent traffic. This additional layer of ad-fraud protection now sits on top of Outbrain’s existing, rigorous defenses. “Ad fraud is a consistent problem plaguing the digital advertising industry,” said Yossi Amara, Chief Information Officer at Outbrain. “By partnering with CHEQ, we are taking the…

Leading Contextual Advertising Company Media.net Joins IAB Tech Lab’s Board of Directors

Media.net will support the group’s contextual guidance and technology efforts, while providing global leadership and expertise Media.net, a leading contextual advertising company, today announced that it has joined IAB Tech Lab’s Board of Directors, with Karan Dalal, SVP Business Operations at Media.net, appointed to the board. As a board member, Media.net will play a key role in guiding Tech Lab’s work in support of contextual advertising and cookie-less identity standards, transparency and brand safety, among other…

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…