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Coalition for Better Ads Introduces Chrome Ad-Blocking Workaround

Just in time for the holiday season, Google slipped some coal into publishers' stockings. Google announced that on Feb. 15, its browser Chrome will begin blocking units that don't meet the Better Ads Standards from the Coalition for Better Ads. Moreover, Chrome will remove all ads from sites that have a "failing" status…

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Best Of AdMonsters 2017

Throughout 2017, the discussion on the AdMonsters site, at our events and on our listserv has spun off in countless directions. A person has to wonder: Was there ever a time when it seemed the industry focused on one or two issues at a time, or do we just have…

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Discrepancies on Display: Ad-Juster Talks Visualizing Campaign Numbers

Discrepancies in campaign reporting may be an ever-present scourge--but let's not mistake them for a force of nature beyond anyone's control. As the digital ad ecosystem evolves and gets smarter about its business, there's more value at stake with each impression. That said, managing discrepancies can feel like a long…

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AdMonsters Webinar: Thriving Through GDPR (Recording)

Are you panicking yet? On May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect regarding data-driven content and services that directly target or monitor the behavior of EU citizens… Regardless of the targeting organization’s location. It’s a tall order and there’s unsurprisingly a great deal of…

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The Native Chronicles: Flexibility and A/B Testing

This is the second article in the Native Chronicles series, brought to you with the support of TripleLift. Read the first article on the "creative revival," and the third on the future of mobile.   The term “set it and forget it” is anathema to digital advertising. Whether it’s a homepage takeover, pre-roll video,…

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Weekly News Roundup: The State of Time-Based Deals, Safari Cookie-Blocking Hurts Pub Revenue, More

Time Running Out on Time-Based Ad Deals? On Tuesday, Digiday reported time-based guarantees have “hit a wall,” as the popular discussion in digital advertising has moved on to things like brand safety. Reading the coverage, though, it sounds like Digiday has reached this conclusion by talking to a publisher who’s…

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REPLAY—AdMonsters Webinar: Clear Visions For Direct-Sold Reporting

For years, the digital advertising world was entranced by the potential of increasing automation, but now the pendulum is swinging back toward that human touch in ad deals. That means publishers need to revisit the best ways to manage direct-sold campaigns in a complex contemporary digital paradigm. Campaign reporting is…

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