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Dailymotion Makes Global Investment in Brand Safety

Industry Veteran Grégory Jamet Joins as Dailymotion’s First Global Head of Brand Safety Dailymotion, the Vivendi-owned video platform dedicated to creating a trusted home for premium video content, announced its global efforts to ensure brand safety across its holistic offering for advertisers and publishers. Spearheading these initiatives is Dailymotion’s first-ever Global Head of Brand Safety, Grégory Jamet. In response to the advertising industry’s need for more transparency, Dailymotion has implemented enhanced…

Survey Finds Brand Safety Crisis Can Prompt Consumer Backlash Against Brand

More than 80% of Consumers Say They Would Reduce/Stop Purchases of Products That Advertised Near Extreme or Dangerous Content A new survey of US consumers highlights the significant financial risk to brands from a potential brand safety crisis involving their advertising. Conducted among 1,017 respondents via SurveyMonkey by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) and Brand Safety Institute (BSI), the survey found more than 80 percent of consumers said they would reduce or stop buying a product they regularly purchase…

What Supply Partner Consolidation (SPC) Means for Advertisers

With the rise of advertisers moving to an in-house agency model, largely on the promise of cost reduction, a natural next step is for brands to take control of media Supply Chain investments. By reducing the number of suppliers to a preferred, qualified roster, advertisers stand to gain big savings and performance of the media. In parallel, while navigating the vetting process and negotiating preferred supply partner agreements, advertisers are able to establish standards and expectations at the source. However, as…

The Challenges and Opportunities of Using New Technologies to Protect Brands from Counterfeiting and Brand Abuse

The internet’s continued growth as a distribution platform is creating a new set of challenges around the infringement of intellectual property. From brands who market physical products to individual creatives who rely on their artistic talent, the cannibalizing tendency of the net to share, reshare and adapt means that genuine origins, proper attribution and the authenticity of merchandise can become obscured. In a world where it has become increasingly difficult to say with certainty who created what, some brands are…

ADK, Japan’s Third-Largest ad agency, partners with CHEQ for Brand Safety and Anti-Fraud Prevention

ADK, Japan's third-largest ad agency has chosen military-grade ad-verification firm CHEQ to provide AI-based brand safety, viewability and anti-fraud prevention for its roster of advertisers. In a statement announcing the pilot, the agency said: "We are committed to offering an ad-serving environment that keeps advertisers safe. In order to make the sector more healthy, we have been making huge strides. The services offered by CHEQ, using AI, ensure protection before an ad is served. Marketing Technology News:…

CreatorIQ Announces $12 Million Series B Funding Round By TVC Capital, Affinity Group, And Unilever Ventures For Its Enterprise Creator…

Influencer Marketing Platform of choice for Airbnb, CVS, Dell, Disney, Mattel, Ralph Lauren, Salesforce, Unilever Continues Growth with End-To-End Cloud Solution and Industry Measurement Standards CreatorIQ announced the company has raised $12 million to accelerate growth for its Enterprise Creator Cloud, the software platform that enables AI-powered creator discovery, streamlines end-to-end workflow, ensures brand safety, and drives meaningful measurement for the influencer marketing industry. The Series B round was led…

Nearly Two-Thirds of Advertisers Say Brand Safety Tools Are Not Fit for Purpose

Brand Marketers Say They Would Forgo the Use of Solutions If They Were Not Achieving Adequate Reach Though almost all advertisers are using technology to prevent brand safety incidents, almost two thirds (61 percent) are seriously concerned that such tools are not fit for purpose, according to a new report from military-grade cybersecurity company CHEQ and media publisher Digiday. The survey of 300 brands, agencies and publishers found that 85 percent of brands have used safety technology for more than a year, 11…

IAB Tech Lab Announces Two New Technologies to Build More Transparency & Trust in the Programmatic Supply Chain

sellers.json & OpenRTB SupplyChain Object Specifications Made Available for Public Comment The IAB Technology Laboratory has introduced for public comment two new technical specifications aimed at increasing trust of the digital advertising supply chain, specifically on the supply-side of real-time bidding and programmatic buying. The first new technology, sellers.json, enables buyers to verify the entities who are either direct sellers of or intermediaries in the selected digital advertising opportunity for purchase.…

DoubleVerify Expands Mobile App Brand Safety Protection to Over 75 Content Categories

New Brand Safety Capabilities Expand Brand Reputation Coverage in Mobile App Environment  DoubleVerify ("DV"), the leading independent provider of marketing measurement software and analytics, announced the launch of its expanded mobile app brand safety solution – augmenting quality coverage within this high-priority channel. “DV innovated mobile app brand safety in 2017, and has continued to build our coverage within this important channel,” said Matt McLaughlin, COO of DoubleVerify. “DV’s expanded solution lets…

Data Privacy Backlash: Is Facebook Advertising Truly Evolving?

According to a recent report, cybercriminals earning over $3 Billion annually exploiting social platforms. In the current scenario of stringent data privacy and heightened security measures, advertising platforms are forced to take  strong steps to ensure Transparency, Control and Accountability of data policies in their organizations. Encryption is one of the ways to do it and Facebook is no different when it comes to providing building and providing privacy-related services. The leading social media advertising…

MarTech Interview with Asaf Greiner, Founder and CEO, Protected Media

"The nature of the advertising business means it’s critical to deal with attacks quickly and efficiently when they surface rather than trying to punish the other channels on which you’re dependent or resorting to cybersecurity threat activity." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. How did you conceive the idea of launching Protected Media? I was working with my partner, Dr. Zac Sadan, building network security solutions and protecting organizations from cyber attacks, when we began to see viruses hitting…

GroupM and The 614 Group Announce Agency Partnership on The Brand Safety Series

GroupM Has Partnered with the 614 Group to Produce the Only Executive-Focused Event Dedicated to Addressing Brand Safety's Toughest Challenges The 614 Group and GroupM announced a strategic event partnership to bring educational content on brand safety to the global online advertising and marketing community. The partnership marries GroupM's valuable industry perspective and The 614 Group's expertise around educating media leaders on current brand safety initiatives. As a first step in the partnership, John…

TechBytes with Mark Gorman, CEO, Matrix Solutions

Tell us about your role at Matrix and the team/technology you handle. My role as CEO at Matrix Solutions is actually connected through my work with Main Line Equity Partners, which finds technology or technology-enabled companies in which we see potential to invest and help them grow. Matrix Solutions had an impressive footing in linear broadcast, especially at the local level, but I saw the potential to enhance its functionality among the non-linear media industry and in both the national and international playing…

Prediction Series 2019: Interview with John Nardone, CEO, Flashtalking

Tell us about your role at Flashtalking and how did you start here. Today, I’m CEO of Flashtalking, but I got into digital back in 1994, basically the earliest days in the industry. GM O’Connell, the Founder of Modem Media, which was the first-ever digital agency, recruited me out of Pepsi by convincing me that the story of advertising in the digital space was yet to be written. This was his pitch to me, “Help make the rules for a whole new part of the industry, remake the landscape.” This was exciting to me. He sold me…

Data Privacy Moves to Top of the Priority List for Advertisers

IAS Industry Pulse Report Explores Top Priorities and Opportunities For 2019 Fifty-six percent of advertisers who participated in Integral Ad Science (IAS) Industry Pulse Report said data privacy is number one on their list of priorities for the coming year. Demand for consistent measurement across platforms is a close second followed by brand safety and ad fraud. It is no surprise that data privacy has surpassed the usual suspects as a focus - the advent of GDPR in the EU and the emergence of The California Data…

New Anti-Counterfeiting Platform Secures Up To 99% of All Sorts of Fraud for Consumer Brands

Dutch Startup Seal Introduces World's Most Secure Anti-Counterfeiting and Digital Twin Platform to Protect Large Consumer Brands Seal is a new anti-counterfeiting platform that solves up to 99% of all types of product fraud. It protects consumers from fakes with a simple app that lets you scan to verify the authenticity of your favorite products, while also protecting the brands we all love. The company was founded with a mission to set a new standard for consumer and brand protection through unhackable solutions,…

Interview with Erwin Bos, Director of Sales, Europe, Tapjoy

"Apps offer so many better and more inventive ways to integrate ads natively into the app experience, as opposed to the tiny display banner ads that run on the mobile web."Tell us about your role at Tapjoy and the team/technology you handle. I am the European Sales Director at Tapjoy, which means I am responsible for building close relationships for the company with brands and agencies and trading desks throughout EMEA. Operating an opt-in, Advertising as a Service model, Tapjoy empowers people to unlock premium content…

Now Playing on an Uber Near You: Digital Video

Consumers have some basic expectations for their advertising. They expect TV ads to run 30 seconds or so, print ads to feature provocative headlines and direct response ads to try to direct us to do something. We also expect outdoor ads not to move, but that’s changing. Digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising is expected to be a $4.5 billion market in the U.S. next year, up from $1.2 billion in 2016. Such ads -- often featuring video or animation -- are also showing up in new places. We now see video ads on Uber and Lyft…

TechBytes with Matt Harada, GM Data, Sovrn Holdings

Matt Harada GM Data, Sovrn  AI is a potent tool to combat the Fake News menace. Publishers are looking for Marketing Technologies that can solve this challenge. The recent Sovrn-Factmata partnership is seen as a credible technology integration to develop an advanced machine learning platform that can tackle fake-news. Matt Harada, GM Data, Sovrn reveals the fascinating aspects of their partnership with Factmata, using AI to combat Fake News and the growing role of Audience Data and CDPs.Tell us about your role at Sovrn…

Interview with Gil Becker, President and CEO, AnyClip

"As advertisers’ ability to target users is confined, they will have to get creative about reaching the consumer, and contextual targeting of the content they consume is the best place to do just that."Tell us about your journey into technology. What made you be a part of AnyClip? Most of my career evolved around technology. I studied Mathematics, Computer Science, and Electrical Engineering and I was always attracted to technology-centric companies. I’m at AnyClip because marrying premium video content with…