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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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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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