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PubForum Spotlight: We’ve Always Been At War With Bad Ads

Publishers add more ads per page and lower their floors to capture more revenue, hoping to ride things out until higher CPMs return.  Unfortunately, more ads, lower floors, and other desperate moves lead to more opportunities for bad actors to step in. And users will adopt blockers to maintain a…

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Digging Deeper Into Google’s Privacy Sandbox With Michael Zacharski, CEO of EMX

To gain a better understanding of Google's Privacy Sandbox, we spoke with Michael Zacharski, CEO Engine Technology & EMX Digital, who believes that Google's Privacy Sandbox won't drastically hurt digital advertising and its efficiency against other advertising mediums and that this will initiate positive actions that will build a trustworthy…

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Static Placements Are Passé: Browsi Explains ‘Ad-Inventory-as-a-Service’

Instead of a bunch of static spots on a page or within an app where advertisers can shove their wares, what if you had a tabla rasa and could paint the placements and formats that would drive the most revenue per page/session—while similarly improving user experience? Browsi's Alon Even explains…

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Battling the Rising Mobile Ad Blockers: Q&A With Blockthrough’s CEO Marty Krátký-Katz

Ad blocking may have dwindled on desktop, but users are massively taking up arms on mobile. AdMonsters spoke with Marty Krátký-Katz, Co-Founder & CEO of ad-block monetization platform Blockthrough, about the findings from his company's new 2020 PageFair Adblock Report and how publishers should best wage war against this monumental…

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Another Big Win for Privacy: Death of Chrome’s User Agent String Signals Alarm For Publishers

While we were all busy lamenting the death of the third-party cookie, we just might have missed another privacy initiative that Google is about to implement. It's a measure to deprecate Chrome's user agent string. The user agent string is a string of metadata sent out by your browser when…

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Beyond Viewability: Marketers Seek to Master Mobile Attention Analytics

A new Yieldmo-commissioned report, "Attention 2.0: Enhancing Ad Measurement Beyond Clicks & Viewability—How Customer Attention Metrics Can Improve Mobile Advertising Outcomes," from Forrester Consulting highlights the glaring gap between what marketers know how to measure in mobile advertising versus what they wish they could measure—and more importantly, how those metrics…

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2020 TV and Video Advertising Predictions

The increasing shift from linear to digital is rife with challenges—OTT measurement is especially complicated, contributing to ad dollars not exactly following the eyeballs. Plus, tackling the convergence of traditional TV and digital is no easy feat, and there's also no easy answer for complying with CCPA. Yet despite the…

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Beyond Consent for Consent’s Sake: Ogury on Monetizing User Choice

It should be the first commandment in Internet publishing: Respect thy user. Instead, publishers barrage audiences with annoying and disruptive ads while quietly mooching their data... that's ironically supposed to fuel better, more relevant advertising. (Narrator: Actually, it doesn't.) As the digital privacy revolution grows stronger with the awakening of…

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PubForum Scottsdale: The Wonderful World Of Workshops

On the last day of AdMonsters Publisher Forum Scottsdale when publishers went into their workshop groups to explore the issues affecting them in their day-to-day—it was sort of a cross between a support group and a brainstorm on steroids. Topics included "Optimizing Your DMP," "Selling the Data," "Privacy Regulations," "Programmatic…

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PubForum Scottsdale: Collaboration. Consumer Focus. Content. Context.

The forecast for publishers sometimes looks grim—what with cookies disappearing, privacy regulations mounting and fear of header bidding and yield optimization going away—but Publisher Forum Scottsdale was where they got their gear to weather the storm. From keynotes to small group sessions to workshops, ad ops, rev ops and data…

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