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Ad Ops Decoder: 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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Take It to the People: LiveIntent’s Jason Kelly on Identity-Based Marketing

The identity- or people-based marketing train is one that all publishers should be jumping aboard as they can. According to research from Signal.co, 25% of marketer and advertisers are spending half their budgets via people-based channels, and 65% see double the performance versus non-people-based. Something like 60-80% of marketers will…

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ID Is Key: Unlocking Mobile Tracking & Cross-Device Measurement, Part I

UDID was a problem. First off, the 40-digit alphanumeric codes giving unique identifiers to Apple mobile devices based on hardware details had no consumer opt-out functionality – no blocking, removing, what have you. Second, the read-only identifier was static – even if a phone exchanged owners, the UDID was imprinted…

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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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AdTruth Joins W3C: Q&A With Ori Eisen, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer

Device recognition specialist (no cookies required) AdTruth, a division of 41st Parameter, has further upped its pro-privacy ante by joining the World Wide Web Consortium (commonly known as W3C) – specifically the Tracking Protection Working Group, which is developing guidance for implementing and adhering to Do Not Track (DNT) functionalities…

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