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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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What Are the Different Kinds of Paywalls (and Do They Work?)

While digital subscriptions and paywalls are nothing new to the publishing industry, advances in application technologies and the need to consolidate and sync visitor and revenue data from across multiple sources have increased innovation on all fronts. Whether you’re a modest-sized publisher or a media giant, subscription revenue is something…

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Meetup Debrief: What’s UX Got to do With it?

News flash—context matters! Increasingly, advertisers are realizing the impact of great user experiences on their spend. According to a recent Group M study, ads appearing in quality online environments prove 42% more cost-effective based on engagement, viewability, and dwell time. The pressure on publishers to deliver premium inventory is only…

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