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What Is Google’s New Chrome SameSite Cookie Policy?

Starting February 4, 2020, Under the Incrementally Better Cookies Policy, Chrome will treat cookies that have no declared SameSite value as SameSite=Lax, restricting the sharing of cookie data across sites. For external access, cookies will need to be set to SameSite=None; Secure and will have to be accessed from secure…

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What Are Deterministic and Probabilistic IDs?

Cookies are a foundational part of digital advertising, but their application is limited in a cross-device environment. Cookies are browser-specific, they aren’t supported in OTT, and they aren’t easily ported between mobile apps. Cookies, then, are just one type of identifier among several that go into targeting users across multiple…

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What Is a Cookie?

Call it a browser cookie, a web cookie, an HTTP cookie—it’s all the same thing, just a small text file, not even executable code. A cookie takes the form of a name-value pair (e.g. name=value). Originally designed to recall information like logins, form data and shopping cart contents, they’ve been…

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Pixel Delivery Best Practices

In our work at Krux, especially with our Data Sentry and Inspector products, we see many different approaches for firing pixels, some good, some not as good. We'd like to see the industry adopt better practices for delivering pixels to end users.First - when I say "pixel", I mean an…

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Cracking the Cookie Conundrum With Device ID

 Device identification. You’ve read about it, heard about it or thought about trying it, but maybe you’re still not quite sure of what the benefits are or why you’d consider an alternative to cookies in your online advertising strategy. Cookies, of course, have been the cornerstone of online measurement and…

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EU Privacy Directive: The Cookie Conundrum

 When the EU Privacy Directive on cookies came into effect in May of this year – the first time the legislation had been updated since 1995 – it left a lot of people in the industry scratching their heads as to what it meant and for whom. As with any…

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