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Consumers Receptive To Mobile Ads While Watching TV, Before Bed

According to a survey from mobile ad platform Aki Technologies, consumers are more receptive to mobile ads in front of the TV and in moments before falling asleep in bed. Audience marketplace Lucid was contracted by the company to conduct an online survey of 1,000 US adults in November 2018. 59 percent of the respondents [...]

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WordPress, Google Team On New CMS And Monetization For Local News Publishers

On the morning of January 14, WordPress parent Automattic and Google announced Newspack.  The new content management system (CMS) is “an advanced open-source publishing and revenue-generating platform for news organizations.”  Smaller, local news publishers that struggle with traffic and revenue are the main target of this new content management system. According to Google, the primary objective of Newspack is [...]

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Why A French Ruling Against A Small Mobile Ad Firm Has Ad Tech On The Defensive

Earlier in November, CNIL, the French data authority, put French ad tech company Vectaury on notice for violating consent-gathering rules under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  The ad tech company collects geolocation data through behind-the-scenes methods using the likes of software development kits (SDKs) and real-time ad bidding (RTB) for mobile ad targeting purposes.  Vectaury specializes in [...]

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How To Personalize Without Crossing The ‘Creepy Line’

In this day and age, things can be pretty scary out there. Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used to micro-target customers across a multitude of platforms at an all-time high, and because of this, it's not surprising when consumers get creeped out at times.  Not only that, there is also the persistent reports of data misuse [...]

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Fullscreen Offers Marketers Another YouTube Brand Safety Tool

Even though YouTube implemented its own measures to prevent brands’ ads from appearing on or near objectionable content, The battle for brand safety on that popular video platform is quite a ways from being over. There is yet another tool in this struggle.  Los Angeles-based social entertainment company Fullscreen is undertaking a new direction with the launch of its own brand [...]

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Autopilot Debuts Real-Time Collaborative Customer Journey Map

One of the keys to modern marketing is customer choices, and because of this, the customer journey map has become the central strategic and management document. It depicts the marketing exposures and decisions for a given kind of customer and is used to plot alternatives, responses and followup pitches. In order to assist teams work [...]

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Twitter Reported To Be Under Investigation For Violating GDPR

Twitter is, according to a Fortune report Friday, under investigation by Irish privacy authorities for violating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). A report was filed by Michael Veale, a privacy researcher at the Unversity College London, with the Irish data protection (DPA) and complained that Twitter refused to give him records on waht sort of data was being [...]

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Adobe Bringing Digital Targeting, Measurement Capabilities To Linear TV

Adobe Advertising Cloud TV was launched last year and brought data-driven planning and targeting to video advertising across screens, including traditional TV.  Adobe announced a new round of partnerships and integrations, including offline measurement at last week's annual customer conference. Adobe is now integrating Nielsen national TV ratings, CPG purchase data from Nielsen Catalina and Experian [...]

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Ogilvy’s Michael Tidmarsh: Creative Agency Models Are Changing To Accommodate Growing Use Of Tech

Since the turn of the century, advertising agencies have evolved quite a bit, mostly due to the exponential growth of data and technology in marketing. But how have agencies changed as a result of technology? In an interview this week, Michael Tidmarsh, chief technical officer for Ogilvy Worldwide, shared his thoughts about how agencies have [...]

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