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Ad Prices Predicted to Inflate in 2021, and Pubs Will Benefit

A recent forecast of media ad inflation by researcher ECI suggests prices will rise by 3% worldwide in 2021, with U.S. ad prices rising at a rate higher than the global average. Broken down by different segments, that also includes a 2.4% increase for digital display media and a 2.3%…

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Don’t Call It a Comeback: Email Newsletters Have Been Here for Years

With the impending death of the cookie, there's been a spate of email newsletter acquisitions (and launches) signaling a renewed interest—from publishers and marketers alike—in the channel's potential for improving first-party data strategies and growing revenue, while at the same time building deeper and more engaging relationships with audiences. We…

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In Defense of the Privacy Sandbox

February 16, 2021 Google's Privacy Engineer Defends Sandbox Ads for Weapons Spike Around the Capitol Riots Big Tech Finally Paying Pubs For Content? Clubhouse Craze Google Engineer Defends Privacy Sandbox Plans While the imminent death of third-party cookies has not been exaggerated, Google’s proposed suite of privacy-minded tools for advertisers,…

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Pubs Want SSPs to Offer More Reporting and Advocacy

As the imminent death of third-party cookies and Google’s push for FLoC creates new headaches, publishers want to know that every SSP they work with has their back and that they are navigating the changes together. What’s more, they want to make sure their SSPs provide truly personalized service, reporting,…

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🌯 Sophisticated Scammers on the Rise

  Powered by: February 03, 2021 Sophisticated Scammers on the Rise It's Time to Take Control of Your Data Google and Facebook at War With Apple Around the Water Cooler Sophisticated Scammers on the Rise Image sourced from The Media Trust 2020 not only brought us COVID-19, but it also…

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What Is FLEDGE?

On January 22, 2021, Google announced plans for its “First Locally Executed Decision over Groups Experiment” or FLEDGE for short. The announcement on Github describes how they will operationalize TURTLEDOVE for a first test. 

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Beware the FLoC

  Powered by: January 26, 2021 Beware the FLoC A New Era Is Upon Us Around the Water Cooler Beware the FLOC This is one of those weeks when everyone is talking about the same thing, which happens to be Google's Privacy Sandbox. In the latest turn of events related…

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