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What Is PPID and How Does It Benefit Publishers?

PPIDs are a unique identifier assigned by a publisher to a user. Publishers will share PPIDs with Google’s programmatic demand and this process will help them customize their ads and targeting. On the other hand, ESPs allow publishers to share encrypted first-party signals with buy-side platforms of their choosing. What are the…

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Effectively Using Consumer Data to Future Proof Your Business

In preparation for our upcoming webinar with Permutive: How Publishers Can Use Data to Close More Deals With Advertisers, Wednesday, August 31 at 1 PM ET, (Register Now!) I spoke with Thomas Baart, Customer Success Manager at Permutive. We discussed how publishers and advertisers can deliver more responsible advertising to…

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What Are the Tradeoffs Between DMPs, MDMs and CDPs?

The rise of digital channels where consumers engage with brands — on websites, mobile apps, social platforms, etc. — drove the creation of solutions like DMPs, MDMs, and CDPs. These solutions allow marketers (and publishers) to recognize people by their different proxies and stitch them together for a single view…

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Whose Data Is It Anyway? Buyers? Sellers? No, Theirs.

Moving forward, it may seem a no-brainer to pubs, that in this privacy-forward era, users should either subscribe or provide morsels of information in exchange for content that is meaningful and relevant to them (which would include advertising), but maybe there really is another way. And maybe that other way…

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Publishers Need Deep Audience Insights Now More Than Ever

The demise of third-party cookies limits the amount of data publishers can leverage to enrich their own audience data. They need those prized data insights to get a fuller profile of the people consuming their media. Because without insights, advertisers are paying for access to a rather blurry picture of…

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What Is CTDPA?

Last week the Connecticut House of Representatives and Connecticut Senate joined forces to pass the Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA). The legislation, also known as Senate Bill 6 (SB6), awaits Governor Ned Lamont's signature to make everything 100% official. The bill is expected to take effect on July 1, 2023. 

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