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The Skinny on Programmatic TV

For a while the term programmatic TV has been getting a lot of lip service in industry trades and conferences, but it’s also caused a great deal of head scratching. Turns out, programmatic TV is one of those vague catch-alls the industry loves (remember programmatic premium?) that covers several sorta-related…

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Video Private Marketplaces Playbook

I feel like I've been eating, breathing and sleeping programmatic video over the past year. But have no complaints as this has to be one of the most exciting areas in advertising technology. Oh, you think I'm joking? Why don't you download our new playbook on private marketplaces and advanced…

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#OPSPOV: Flash in Freefall

Quick update: although Flash-based creatives are greyed out on Firefox, they are still registering as impressions. Also, some agencies are asking advertisers to disinclude Firefox browsers from their campaigns. According to NetMarketShare, Firefox has a12% share of desktop browsers.  Facebook head of security Alex Stamos grabbed a lot of attention this…

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#OPSPOV: Ad Blockers at the Gates – The Chrome Pause

I joked on a recent panel that one by one, verification, viewability and bot traffic became digital media panics; so what long-lingering issue is going to evolve into the next bit of ad tech hysteria?Our packed session at OPS cemented by opinion that ad blockers it, and people in the…

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#OPSPOV: Meet the NewFronts, Same as the OldFronts

“I’ve had a lot of people ask, ‘is Hulu digital video or television?’” quipped Peter Naylor, SVP of Sales and repeat AdMonsters keynote. “Well, as a sales guy, I’m inclined to respond, ‘I’m anything you want me to be, wink.’”The buyers at the Hulu NewFront got a kick out of…

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The Game Changer: How Programmatic Video is Reshaping Advertising

At a Publisher Forum several years ago, I distinctly remember the collective groan emitted when the topic of programmatic and video came up.The last thing anyone wanted to do was put their incredibly valuable video inventory into an exchange. Many publishers were sold out and/or commanding top CPMs for video.…

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AdMonsters Playbook: Incorporating Programmatic Video

It doesn't take a savant to see that digital video advertising is hotter than an industrial forge. eMarketer estimated that digital video ad spend hit $6 billion in 2014, and spend for 2015 will run somewhere around $7.7 billion. And within that, programmatic video spend will hit $2.8 billion in…

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Stack Chat: CBSi Talks Shop With A&E

“The good thing is that we are on a vendor stack,” commented Ricardo Collison, VP of Revenue Platforms for CBSi. “The bad thing is that we are on a vendor stack.”A digital totem pole built out of a mishmash of mismatched pieces, the revenue tech stack stands in the center…

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