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Inside the Buy Side: Catching Up With Gabe Greenberg of GABBCON

We keep hearing about how badly the digital media industry needs more conversations between the buy side and the sell side... so we decided to start one ourselves. We asked Gabe Greenberg, agency/marketing lifer, industry advisor, and CEO/Co-Founder of the GABBCON conference, to share perspectives from his extensive buy-side network.…

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The Next Stage of Social Strategy: A Q&A With Claudia Page of Dailymotion (Part 1)

Facebook's algorithm changes (and public statements) have publishers scrambling to retool the way the platform fits with their business strategy. But let's not panic yet: Claudia Page, Dailymotion's VP, Product and Partner Development, tells Gavin Dunaway about how the industry has been down some similar paths already, and how Facebook's…

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Reframing the Brand Safety Debate: A Q&A With Hulu’s Adam Moser

Brand safety is a hot topic again (or is it "still?"). Part of what's complicated about brand safety is that it encompasses a whole set of issues—and also, what's top-of-mind for publishers in this discussion isn't always the same as what's top-of-mind for brands and marketers. Adam Moser of Hulu…

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Data Leakage Is Real, Video Ad Activation Is Complicated

Agency Insider: Yep, We're Buying Publishers' Data Indirectly Digiday’s “Confessions” series most recently brought us a chat with a programmatic buyer at an ad agency. For publishers who fret over how much valuable data they’re losing to wily buy-siders, this more or less confirms several of their fears. The buyer…

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Weekly News Roundup: Facebook’s Ad Algorithm Problem, The State of Data, The Future of the Long Tail

Facebook's Content Problem Is an Ad Problem, Too Couple fresh dispatches from the “You Can’t Automate Everything” beat: Facebook is catching heat over ads both weird and fraudulent on its platform. The Daily Beast’s Taylor Lorenz published a detailed exploration of the bizarre, impractical products (cat blindfolds? Plastic doodads of…

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The Straight Story: Native, Content Marketing and the Publisher’s Place

Advertisers and publishers across the board understand that while advertising keeps the digital publishing world's lights on, content is what brings the audience to the goods. Marketers persistently beat the drum for content marketing, and publishers recognize how content marketing initiatives can potentially take users' willing engagement with sponsored content…

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