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The Big Google Cookie Crumble: 5 Sessions To Help You Prep

Google’s recent announcement that it would follow Safari and Firefox in eliminating third-party tracking cookies—within two years—shook the digital advertising industry like an earthquake off the Richter scale. Are you panicking at the idea that the majority of your inventory will soon lack identifiers? Are you hyperventilating about digital publishers'…

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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; and would have to be accessed from secure connections.

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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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A Future Bright and Cookieless

Between a dusting-off of classical ad measurement techniques and some serious geeking out over first-party data, advertisers will find that, far from being the airless, suffocating hellscape they have been taught to fear, this new “cookieless” world will prove a hospitable and possibly verdant environment for measurement and attribution.

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Webinar Replay: Unlocking the Hidden Web and Delivering Data-Driven Revenue

Following the path Apple trail-blazed with its mobile Intelligent Tracking Protection (ITP), more browsers are blocking (or threatening to block) third-party cookies as well as limiting the usefulness of other tracking tools. While this is creating chaos in programmatic markets that lean heavily on cookies and third-party data, publishers with…

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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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