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Actionable Audience Data and Inventory—No Cookies Required

We spoke with Jake Abraham, President at Audigent about why he thought pubs seemed a little gun shy about identity solutions, how they should go about showcasing their first-party data as well as how Audigent plans to help them drive revenue by making their audience data and inventory actionable for…

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How Publishers Can Get Paid Faster

Media billing is like an Olympic relay race, the more adept you get at passing and receiving data the better chance you have of getting paid faster. Unfortunately, it’s a lot easier said, then done. Here are a few things you may want to consider to make your billing process…

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The Trouble with Consumer Choice

Shifting our mindset from notice and choice will not be easy and will require agreement in an ecosystem of competing interests. However, in the long term, both consumers and businesses may benefit from this change. Privacy expert, Jessica B, Lee breaks down the alternative to the failing notice and choice…

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Christine Maguire: Leading From the Ground Up

Back in April 2019, Christine Maguire joined Tripadvisor to lead the company's global media strategy and operations, and to better leverage the company’s international consumer demand and to drive revenue through new digital advertising solutions. Then COVID-19 hit. And the world of travel came undone. Leading up to her PubForum…

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Identity Authentication in Digital Advertising

Will Buyers Take the Identity Leap?

One of the most promising alternatives to the third-party tracking cookie is identity, enabling a plane where brands and publishers can sync up their audience data without data leakage or any of the other side effects of third-party cookies. But as publishers are integrating identity partners, there’s a gnawing voice in…

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The Value of Talking About the Value of Consumer Data

From the concept of "financial incentives" in the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) to Andrew Yang’s Data Dividend Project, there has been an increased call for companies to compensate consumers for their data. Privacy expert Jessica B. Lee looks at the push for valuing consumer data, the risks of the…

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Demystifying Identity

In this wide-ranging though highly in-depth conversation, LiveRamp SVP and Head of Publishers White breaks down how identity works in a highly digestible fashion. He also dives into messaging consumers, how LiveRamp helps publishers identify and increase their authenticated traffic, whether brand marketers are getting on the identity train, and…

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Supply-Side Audience Data Insertion? SpotX and Acxiom Say Oh Yeah

As the third-party tracking cookie continues its long, long farewell tour, advertisers and publishers alike are looking for replacement targeting solutions—particularly ones that won't steep them in the user privacy quagmire brought on by cookies. Tech providers seem to be meeting them with ingenuity, as evidenced by the latest partnership…

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Identity Authentication in Digital Advertising

The Identity Connection: Activating Identity

You took a really big step by adding an identity partner, but like most things in ad tech you can’t expect to flip a switch and watch the magic happen. Activation, though, is where things get exciting—sure you’ll be able to garner looks from new advertisers and grab higher CPMs,…

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