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No Cookies? No Problem: LiveRamp ATS Is the New Plug for Pubs

Without third-party cookies driving targeted advertising — publishers that don’t have a strategy to drive user authentication and first-party data, should expect lower CPMs and less revenue. Something will have to connect the dots in the absence of cookies, and LiveRamp Authenticated Traffic Solution (ATS) may just be it. We…

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SMH, WTF Is ZPD (Zero-party Data)?!

Simply put, ZPD is information that consumers intentionally volunteer about themselves in exchange for a more personalized experience with the media companies and brands they trust. It's the purest source of truth about their relevant characteristics, behaviors, and preferences because it’s sourced directly from them.

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Are We Ready for a Post-Cookie World Fueled by Hybrid Targeting?

While the full implications of a truly cookie-free ecosystem are not fully understood, advertisers and publishers have much to consider. Advertisers need an alternative to third-party cookies, one that will allow them to scale their campaigns and drive efficiency. In all likelihood, campaigns of the future will contain elements of first-party…

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What Is a Data Clean Room?

A data clean room is a secure, protected environment that enables two or more parties to bring data together for joint analysis with privacy, security, and governance rules in place. Data clean rooms are the future of data collaboration, but they’re not a new idea.

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The Future of CTV Is End-to-End

Companies that can forge a strong connection between the buy- and sell-sides are the ones that stand to win here. They can provide the most effective, efficient path forward for both parties to transact. The more holistic and advanced the offerings that ad tech partners can provide, the more efficient…

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How AI Will Drive the Future of Advertising

If you thought GDPR and CCPA added complexity to the digital advertising ecosystem, brace yourself: they were just the tip of the iceberg. Today, 69% of countries have adopted consumer data privacy legislation, and 10% have legislation under review. Only 5% of the world has no legislation whatsoever. Do these…

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The Best of AdMonsters 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, it's time to reflect on the top trends that set the tone for digital media and ad tech throughout the year. From Chrome's on-again, off-again cookie cutoff to Apple's privacy updates to mass confusion surrounding developing solid first-party data and identity strategies to the…

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