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PubForum Spotlight: Identity Marketing—What’s Exactly in it for Pubs?

So, publisher—you keep hearing that the demise of the third-party tracking cookie is going to work out in your favor… But how exactly? It’s not like marketers were in love with the third-party cookie either—marketers have long wanted a better solution, and that’s people-based marketing, OpenX and LiveIntent explained during…

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Coronavirus’ Media Fallout Spreads

Coronavirus is hurdling toward a distressing crossroads. Even though people are more active online than probably ever before, many publishers can’t monetize the traffic because they can’t draw advertiser spend. All the data suggests publishers are going to have a hard time waiting this out till the advertising faucets turn…

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PubForum Video: Keynote Jamie Gutfreund, Special Advisor at SuperAwesome

50th Publisher Forum Keynote Jamie Gutfreund came to AdMonsters with an interesting idea—she's currently a special advisor for SuperAwesome, which specializes in "kidtech" that enables brands to safely engage with younger audiences... You know, the ones that publishers have to be super cautious about targeting and collecting data from lest…

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How is the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Impacting Digital Media and Advertising?

In AdMonsters new weekly newsletter, The Wrapper, we summarize exciting news items that catch our eyes and link them to wider developments in digital media and advertising. As the global Coronavirus pandemic hit, we've been covering news about how it's impacting digital media and advertising, which includes ad ops, rev ops…

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AdMonsters Introduces The Wrapper, The Weekly Ad Tech News Wrap Up 🌯

AdMonsters has been talking so much about how hot newsletters are that we just had to jump on the trend! We follow a lot of ad-tech industry and adjacent news, and not every happening makes it on AdMonsters.com or to our events. So we launched a weekly newsletter—The Wrapper—featuring a…

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Static Placements Are Passé: Browsi Explains ‘Ad-Inventory-as-a-Service’

Instead of a bunch of static spots on a page or within an app where advertisers can shove their wares, what if you had a tabla rasa and could paint the placements and formats that would drive the most revenue per page/session—while similarly improving user experience? Browsi's Alon Even explains…

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Reading the Programmatic Tea Leaves From Google’s Earning Report

AdMonsters Editorial Director Gavin Dunaway doesn't always pay attention to Google earnings reports, but there were some surprising inclusions—and absences—in the fiscal year 2019 that got the ad tech speculation machine humming at full speed. There may be big changes for ad tech on the horizon—read more.

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Unified IDs Up, Cookies Down: Q&A With Index Exchange

The industry doesn’t need a direct replacement for the third-party tracking cookie, and there are already a variety of solutions out there to take its place without mentioning Google’s budding privacy sandbox. To dive further into the many identification options circling around the industry, I caught up with one of…

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Jounce: Duplicate Auctions Still on the Rise

Most publishers these days seem more focused on culling demand partners and supply path optimization than adding Johnny-come-latelys into their headers, so we were surprised to see Jounce Media report that duplicative auctions are up. However, a closer examination revealed even more interesting trends. Read more about it.

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The Cookie Has Outlived Its Usefulness

Are you still mourning Chrome's decision to sunset third-party tracking cookies by 2022? Sheesh, let's be honest—digital media had really reached the limits of the cookie’s usefulness as a stand-alone identifier. Don't believe us? Check out the cookie's insurmountable limitations pulled from AdMonsters' recent Playbook with LiveRamp, Life Beyond Cookies.

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