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How Will an Entire Industry Unlearn Ad Tech 1.0?

"Ad Tech 2.0 won’t offer marketers nearly as much access to deterministic, user-level, and cross-site/cross-app data as they’ve grown accustomed to. In many cases, user-level data will dry up completely," says Myles Younger, Senior Director of Marketing, MightyHive. "No matter what “Ad Tech 2.0” ends up looking like, hundreds of…

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PubForum Wrap-Up: An Internet of Individuals

“Let’s not talk about users anymore,” commented WarnerMedia’s Amit Chaturvedi during his Tuesday morning Publisher Forum keynote on thriving during momentous shifts. “Let’s convert them to fans.” That may have seem like the kind of thing you’d say to pump up an audience development team, but revenue teams these days…

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The False Audience-Content Dichotomy

Choose audience. Choose content. But wait—it's 2018, do media buyers really only get to pick one or the other? No, they shouldn't have to, writes Michael Hans. However, quality issues both in data and content have been holding us back from reaching the true potential of programmatic advertising; the time…

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The New Image of In-Image Ads

One of the great projects of digital media this decade has been streamlining and simplifying ad placements. We have the technology -- publishers can study where on the page they can get the most engagement, then figure out how to place an ad unit there, to grab the user at…

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A Q&A with Chris Hogg, Technical Account Director, Grapeshot

Digital advertising pros who are also Spaghetti Western fans thoroughly enjoyed Grapeshot Chief Executive John Snyder's wonderfully titled OPS Markets session on Thursday, Feb. 9: "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Digital Advertising." While we're still trying to talk Snyder into wearing a poncho and chewing a cigarillo during…

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