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Cleaning Up the Programmatic Supply Chain 

The advertising ecosystem has a huge opportunity to create a more transparent programmatic supply chain, where SSPs, brands, ad tech vendors, and agencies alike can commit to using new tools and tactics to improve how they work with publishers. By enhancing the control and transparency in the programmatic supply chain, we will ultimately…

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Is Contextual Ready For Post-Cookie Prime Time?

Is contextual scalable? How can publishers prove performance? Does contextual need to be standardized? In this video from Publisher Forum Virtual 2021, Scott Messer, Senior Vice President, Media, Leaf Group speaks with Emily Healy, Director, Digital Standards, Publicis Media about all of these topics and more.

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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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