UK viewability reaches over 70% for the first time, according to Integral Ad Science

UK viewability reaches over 70% for the first time, according to Integral Ad Science

Viewability of online and mobile ads is the highest it’s ever been in the UK, ahead of Germany, Australia and the US, according to new research. The latest Integral Ad Science Media Quality Report provides benchmarks for viewability, brand safety and suitability, and ad fraud across all digital environments and channels around the world. Viewability […]

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 […]

Viewable ads still fail to capture consumer attention, says Outbrain report

Viewable ads still fail to capture consumer attention, says Outbrain report

The majority of consumers cannot recall brands featured in ads deemed as ‘viewable’, putting the industry benchmarks defined by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and the Media Ratings Council (MRC) into doubt. An Outbrain survey of 1,000 UK consumers found that 75 per cent of people are unable to recall brands from ads that meet minimum viewability […]

AppNexus launches Guaranteed Views, offering 100 per cent viewability at scale

AppNexus launches Guaranteed Views, offering 100 per cent viewability at scale

AppNexus, leading independent advertising technology company, announced the launch of Guaranteed Views, a marketplace product that changes the way advertising is bought and sold on the open internet. Guaranteed Views enables marketers and agencies to pay only for ads that are measured as viewable and is the first programmatic product that enables 100% viewable buying at […]

Advertisers invest $63bn in programmatic buying but industry concerns loom large, according to WARC

Advertisers invest $63bn in programmatic buying but industry concerns loom large, according to WARC

WARC, the international authority on advertising and media effectiveness, has released its latest monthly Global Ad Trends report, digesting up-to-date insights and evidenced thinking from the worldwide advertising industry. Threats to the digital advertising ecosystem is the focus of the latest report. WARC estimates that $63.4bn was spent on programmatic advertising worldwide last year, but […]

Almost 40% of video ads were viewed to completion in the second half of 2017, according to Integral Ad Science

Almost 40% of video ads were viewed to completion in the second half of 2017, according to Integral Ad Science

37.9 per cent of all video ad inventory across all channels was viewed until completion in the second half of 2017, according to the latest report from measurement and analytics company Integral Ad Science (IAS). On mobile web video, viewability increased across all quartiles, improving from 31.6 per cent in H1 2017 to 41.4 per […]

New viewability standards may give extra credit to ads that play longer

New viewability standards may give extra credit to ads that play longer

The ad industry’s standards body wants help as it considers toughening the requirements to call digital ads “viewable” so they’re more comparable with TV and other media. The Media Rating Council on Tuesday issued a call for research to help gauge what would happen, for example, if it required “viewable” ads to appear on screen […]