Facebook Updates Atlas Platform With Video Capabilities and More

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Facebook announced some updates to its Atlas platform including video ad serving capabilities and new measurement tools, which the company says enable marketers to measure value both online and offline.

"As video continues to grow in popularity, marketers will have the ability use the Atlas platform to deliver video to real people and measure value across devices," a spokesperson for Facebook tells WebProNews in an email.

"Advertisers who measure their ads with Atlas can now upload their point-of-sale data to understand within minutes if their online ads are influencing offline purchases," they explain of the new tools. "By using device reporting, Atlas will allow advertisers to see the path across desktop and mobile prior to conversion."

Facebook's head of ad tech Dave Jakubowski discusses the new features and shares some case studies in a post on the Atlas website.

Facebook launched Atlas about a year and a half ago after buying the ad platform from Microsoft in 2013.

Images via Atlas

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