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MRC Releases Ad Viewability Test Results

MRC Releases Ad Viewability Test Results

The Media Rating Council (MRC) has released the results of the third phase of its viewability measurement reconciliation testing. It had conducted two prior phases, which identified requirements for vendors to follow in order to “minimize discrepancies in viewability measurement.” This most recent phase is the final phase of testing. The MRC received data from campaigns accounting for about four …

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Study Shows Mobile Video Is Bigger Than You Thought

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has a new study out finding that long-form video is doing well on mobile screens. The study looks at data from 24 countries, and finds that 36% of smartphone users say they watch videos that are five minutes or longer on their phones on a daily basis if not more frequently. Many watch even longer …

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Study Looks At Marketer Perceptions of Mobile Ads

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) released a new study conducted by Ovum looking at over 200 brand marketers and their perceptions of mobile advertising. It found that most (76%) perceive programmatic buying to be an important development in mobile advertising, but that few are currently buying programmatically. According to the study, two in five (41%) marketers said mobile programmatic advertising …

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Should Viewability Standard Just Be A Jumping Off Point?

As you know, the issue of ad viewability can be a contentious one among advertisers, agencies, and publishers, and we recently looked at this from various angles based on what such parties have been saying in the media. Some of that contention is related to the industry standard that calls for desktop display ads to be considered viewable if 50% …

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Interactive Advertising Bureau Weighs In On Obama Proposals

During Tuesday’s State of the Union Address, President Obama briefly touched on some proposals that may have an impact on the digital advertising industry. These include laws to combat cyber attacks and to protect the data of minors. Here’s the full speech in case you didn’t watch it: From the prepared remarks: We are making sure our government integrates intelligence …

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Internet Ad Revenues Had A Record Quarter

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PwC have released their latest figures on Internet advertising revenues, looking at the third quarter. According to their findings, U.S. revenues hit $12.4 billion, making it the the highest quarter on record. Earlier this year, online ad revenues overtook TV ad revenues for the first time. The first half of the year saw digital …

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IAB Gives Guidance On Ad Viewability

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) released its “State of Viewability Transaction 2015″ report aimed at offering guidance on how to manage the “shift of digital media’s ‘audience currency’ to 100 percent viewability.” Right now, it says, 100% viewability measurement simply isn’t possible. Instread, it recommends 70% as the best threshold for buyers and sellers. 2015, it says, will be a …

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IAB Opens Pubic Comment On OpenDirect Spec

AOL, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Yieldex have worked together on the new OpenDirect technical specification for programmatic ad sales, and have provided an early version to the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), who has opened up public comment on it. Comments will be used to help spur wider industry adoption. OpenDirect 1.0 is described as an automated, guaranteed API standard for programmatic …

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Digital Ad Revenues Reached $23.1 Billion In First Half Of The Year

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) announced some findings from its latest ad revenue report, including that digital ad revenues hit a record high in the first half of the year at $23.1 billion. That’s up 15% from the same period last year, which saw revenues of $20.1 billion. Second quarter ad revenues were up 14% year-over-year at $11.7 billion, compared …

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IAB Announces New Ad Tech Lab For R&D

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) announced that it has formed a new nonprofit research and development consortium called IAB Technical Laboratories. The Bureau is currently hosting the IAB Mixx conference. And we're off! IAB's Randall Rothenberg opens the #iabmixx Conference surrounding Digital Renaissance Moment pic.twitter.com/99LqcbzoYq — iab (@iab) September 29, 2014 The consortium, the IAB says, will create “scalable, innovative …

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IAB: Global Mobile Ad Revenue Hit $19.3B In 2013

The IAB released new global figures for mobile advertising revenue, finding that revenue hit $19.3 billion in 2013, up 92% from $10.1 billion in 2012. Mobile display was up 123.4%, with mobile search, up 92.1% Search represented 48.9% of the total global mobile advertising revenue in 2013 at $9.5 billion. “These powerhouse numbers directly reflect mobile’s rapidly increasing role as …

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Kevin Spacey To Tell The Advertising Industry What’s Up

Frank Underwood himself will be headlining the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Mixx Conference next month, the IAB announced. Kevin Spacey will will deliver a keynote address on September 30th, with a “special presentation discussing how digital platforms are transforming the way that artists and content creators thrive in today’s entertainment landscape.” If you’ll recall, Spacey gave a tremendous presentation about the …

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