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Is W3C Listening to Smaller Companies?

We heard about a letter sent to the W3C Advisory Board, signed by 19 W3C members asking for an intervention because they felt that the voices of members from smaller organizations were not being recognized or taken seriously. The top name on this letter was James Rosewell, CEO and Co-Founder…

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Balancing Ad Ops in Unstable Times

Current conditions are presenting publishers with a unique conundrum. There are huge traffic spikes offering an opportunity to super-size digital media monetization. But to harness it, they must first tackle the COVID-19 disruption to advertising budgets and their internal resources. We spoke with Ivan Ivanov, COO, PubGalaxy, about what publishers…

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The Mediums Are the Message

Gearing up to our upcoming webinar with Powerinbox—Multichannel Messaging Made Easy, where we'll dive into the key elements of a successful cross-platform messaging strategy, as well as what technology will bring it to life—we caught up with Powerinbox CEO, Jeff Kupietzky to talk about why marketers and publishers struggle with…

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Sellers Need Buy-Side Transparency

Transparency concerns have long plagued open advertising markets, scaring away participants on the buy and sell-side of open real-time bidding advertising transactions. The buy-side has ads.txt and sellers.json. Unfortunately, sell-side participants—publishers—often have difficulty obtaining basic levels of transparency in reverse when using header bidding tools to extend demand.

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What Is SPARROW?

In May, Criteo submitted SPARROW (Secure Private Advertising Remotely Run On Webserver) to the W3C in response to Google's privacy sandbox proposal.  In response to industry-wide feedback, SPARROW was recently updated to include reporting capabilities to further secure users’ privacy without compromising advertisers’ performance. We spoke with Charles-Henri Henault, VP…

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A Most Symbolic Boycott

We haven’t seen major brand advertisers ditch social media advertising like this since MySpace 2009. An ever-growing crowd of well-known brands is pausing their ad spend on Facebook—and other social media platforms—to protest lax moderation of hateful content keeps growing longer. Our cynical minds immediately leap back to the great YouTube…

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Five Questions for Evaluating Cookieless Publisher Solutions

While the needs of each publisher may be slightly different, generally there are five questions every publisher should ask when evaluating whether or not a cookieless solution is right for them. Any solution that satisfies these criteria will likely enable publishers to sustain and grow ad revenue, while simultaneously establishing…

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