AppNexus teams up with Axel Springer and Schibsted in Supporting IAB Europe’s Transparency and Consent Framework

AppNexus teams up with Axel Springer and Schibsted in Supporting IAB Europe’s Transparency and Consent Framework

Last month, AppNexus announced support of IAB Europe’s Transparency and Consent Framework and encouraged their clients to adopt it. The Framework provides publishers and advertisers with full optionality to comply with the ePrivacy Directive and the transparency and legal basis requirements of the GDPR according to local interpretations of the requirements for both the directive […]

Ad viewability hits record high, according to Meetrics

Ad viewability hits record high, according to Meetrics

UK ad viewability levels have hit their highest level since records began back in the second quarter of 2014, according to the latest quarterly benchmark report from ad verification firm Meetrics. In the first quarter of 2018, the proportion of banner ads served that met minimum viewability guidelines rose from 56% to 59% – the […]

IAB UK analysis demonstrates digital display is effective in raising brand awareness

IAB UK analysis demonstrates digital display is effective in raising brand awareness

The IAB UK commissioned a meta-analysis report in an effort to understand the level of effectiveness of digital display advertising campaigns. In collaboration with Kantar Millward Brown, OnDevice Research and Research and Analysis of Media (RAM), the analysis collated results from 675 individual campaigns from 2008 through 2017. The metrics used in the analysis measured […]

Inskin Media becomes first ad tech to receive the IAB “Gold Standard”

Inskin Media becomes first ad tech to receive the IAB “Gold Standard”

Inskin Media has become the first ad tech company to achieve certification for the IAB UK’s Gold Standard, the initiative designed to raise standards in digital advertising and address the key issues facing the industry. The seal confirms that Inskin’s ad practices have met the Gold Standard’s three criteria: reducing ad fraud by implementing the […]

Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

Consumer goods giant Unilever, one of the world’s biggest advertisers, has threatened to pull investment from digital platforms such as Facebook and Google that “create division” in society or fail to protect children. Keith Weed, chief marketing officer at the maker of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and Dove soap, will announce the company’s plan in […]

IAB sees blockchain as a ‘natural fit’ for digital video advertising

IAB sees blockchain as a ‘natural fit’ for digital video advertising

The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) has released a white paper stating that blockchain technology is a “natural fit” for the video advertising supply chain, saying that it sees strong use cases for blockchain in digital video advertising. IAB acknowledged that cryptocurrencies have generated a lot of hype around the tech, but concluded that blockchain could […]

Receptiv Partners with Top Publishers to Launch Reveal, a Proprietary Out-Stream Video Product

Receptiv Partners with Top Publishers to Launch Reveal, a Proprietary Out-Stream Video Product

 Receptiv, a leading video advertising platform delivering high performing brand experiences across premium mobile environments, announced the launch of Reveal — a new mobile web out-stream product deployed across over 40 key mobile publishers. Reveal is the industry’s first out-stream video product built specifically to comply with the IAB’s LEAN (Light, Encrypted, Ad choice […]

IAB Australia launches programmatic & native playbooks

IAB Australia launches programmatic & native playbooks

IAB Australia has launched The Native Playbook and The Programmatic Playbook, both designed to drive best practice, encourage commonality of language and help educate marketers on rapidly evolving digital disciplines. “Native Content has come of age and has proven its value in building strong relationships between brands and publishers’ audiences. It’s the right time for IAB Australia […]

UK Ad Viewability hits 18-Month High as Industry efforts yield Fruit

UK Ad Viewability hits 18-Month High as Industry efforts yield Fruit

Two consecutive increases in ad viewability over the past two quarters have seen the well watched surge to an 18-month high, driven by the demand on publishers from agency groups to place a higher percentage of ad surface areas in view. The findings are contained in the latest quarterly update from ad verification specialists Meetrics which found that in […]

IAB launches ‘Gold Standard’ to clean up online advertising

IAB launches ‘Gold Standard’ to clean up online advertising

  In an effort to raise the standards in digital advertising and address the key issues facing the industry, the IAB UK is launching the “IAB Gold Standard” initiative, comprising three primary actions that media owners can take. Initially, the Gold Standard has three fundamental aims – to reduce ad fraud, to improve the digital […]

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