YouTube in talks to stop serving ads around videos aimed at kids

YouTube in talks to stop serving ads around videos aimed at kids

YouTube is reportedly in talks to stop targeting ads around videos kids are likely to watch, a decision it hopes will assuage the US Federal Trade Commission. The move would bring about an immediate dip in ad sales for the streaming service, which is already facing a multi-million dollar fine for potential previous breaches of the […]

Google extends in-app viewability through IAB Tech Lab’s open measurement standard

Google extends in-app viewability through IAB Tech Lab’s open measurement standard

Google revealed it has made in-app inventory more measurable through the IAB Tech Lab’s Open Measurement standard. Integrating the Open Measurement Software Development Kit (SDK) into Google Mobile Ads (GMA) and Interactive Mobile Ads (IMA) SDKs allowed Google to enable Open Measurement on more than 85% of in-app display and video impressions running on Google AdMob and […]

Facebook premieres new cinema ad formats

Facebook premieres new cinema ad formats

Facebook has further grown its suite of advertising products with the launch of a pair of tools designed specifically for cinema releases on the social network. Intended to help studios drive awareness of their upcoming releases. both solutions seek to help people find the films they will be most interested in, by reaching those individuals directly. The first […]

Most consumers would stop buying products advertised near dangerous content, says Tag & BSI’s survey

Most consumers would stop buying products advertised near dangerous content, says Tag & BSI’s survey

80% of people in the US would reduce or stop buying a product if advertised next to extreme or dangerous content online, according to a study from the Trustworthy Accountability Group (Tag). Along with the Brand Safety Institute (BSI), Tag surveyed 1017 people, testing how a range of hypothetical situations involving ad misplacement would impact […]

Teads signs exclusive UK partnership with TI Media to deliver inRead advertising technology

Teads signs exclusive UK partnership with TI Media to deliver inRead advertising technology

Teads, the global media platform, announces an exclusive UK partnership with TI Media to deliver inRead advertising technology. Under the partnership, Teads will implement both video and viewable display advertising via Teads demand across all TI Media’s premium brands, with the goal of increasing ad monetisation scale and delivering the optimum user experience.  TI Media is at […]

Kmart launches AR ad campaign to let consumers virtually try out products at home

Kmart launches AR ad campaign to let consumers virtually try out products at home

US department store chain Kmart and its media agency Universal McCann have launched a web-based augmented reality (AR) ad campaign in partnership with immersive ad tech firm OmniVirt.  Kmart worked with OmniVirt to create and serve AR display ads programmatically across the web, enabling customers to virtually try on Kmart decor and furniture products. Users interact with the ad by […]

Isobar and leading Brazilian newspaper Estadão launch the first programmatic digital ad in print

Isobar and leading Brazilian newspaper Estadão launch the first programmatic digital ad in print

Isobar Brazil has created a media innovation that uses a QR Code to deliver promotional content from McDonald’s, Burger King, and Subway, in a print ad. The new ad-format provides offers that are personalised based on the profile, time of the day and geolocation of the reader. This is the first-ever product in the advertising […]

The second quarter of 2019 has seen a massive increase in eCommerce ad spend, says Marin Software’s report

The second quarter of 2019 has seen a massive increase in eCommerce ad spend, says  Marin Software’s report

eCommerce advertising is continuing to grow, according to the Q2 2019 Digital Advertising Benchmark Report released by Marin Software, a digital marketing software provider. Marin found that there was a 40 per cent increase in ad spend when it came to eCommerce advertising, dominated by Amazon. Many retailers are also looking to Google Shopping to drive revenue, with shopping ads […]

Snapchat rolls out Instant Create easy ad creation tool

Snapchat rolls out Instant Create easy ad creation tool

Snapchat’s Instant Create tool, which enables advertisers to create vertical video ads on Snapchat more quickly and easily, is officially live.  Snap co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel trailed the tool on last week’s Q2 earnings call when he said: “Just this month, we started testing our new Instant Create onboarding flow, which generates ads for businesses […]

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