“AMP for Ads” Makes Mobile Faster… and More Profitable

Googles Paul Muret, VP, Display, video & Analytics at Google, says that Google’s research shows that the average mobile site takes 19 seconds to load. If however, through optimization you can get your site to load within 5 seconds or…

LinkedIn Enables Programmatic Ad Buying

LinkedIn announced today the availability of programmatic buying for its display ads, giving data-driven marketers advanced opportunities to target more precisely and with more efficiency. “This means you can now work with your preferred buying platform to buy highly visible…

AOL Makes Programmatic Ad Deal With A+E Networks

AOL announced that it has formed a new programmatic and publisher solutions partnership with A+E Networks that will enable the latter to leverage AOL’s programmatic platform as a publisher and as an advertisers. AOL describes it as a first of…

Adobe Launches New Programmatic Ad Platform

Adobe announced that it is rolling out what it is calling “the industry’s most advanced” global programmatic advertising platform, specifically for advertisers and publishers using Adobe Marketing Cloud products. “It offers a new level of personalized, transparent, data-driven and efficient…

Paid Search Spend Continues Strong Growth In U.S. Driven By Mobile Usage

IgnitionOne released its Q2 2015 Digital Marketing Report this week, highlighting data and trends in search, programmatic display, social, and mobile advertising. The company manages over $1.5 billion in digital spend and tracks over $30 billion in customer revenue. It…

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,…

TapSense Announces Ad Platform For Apple Watch

Mobile ad exchange TapSense announced the launch of what it says is the industry’s first programmatic ad platform for the Apple Watch, even before the device itself is released. The platform utilizes hyper-local targeting, Apple Pay, and some ad formats…

Apple Opens iAd Access To Ad Tech Companies

Apple announced it is providing access to its 250,000 apps in over 100 countries to demand-side-platforms and ad tech companies for programmatic ad buying. Participating partners include MediaMath, The Trade Desk, Rubicon Project, GET IT Mobile, Accordant Media, Adelphic, and…

Yahoo Is Buying BrightRoll For $640 Million

Yahoo announced that it has agreed to acquire programmatic video advertising platform BrightRoll for $640 million in cash. The platform will be combined with Yahoo’s premium desktop and mobile video ad inventory. Yahoo also notes that related publisher relationships will…

Disqus Sponsored Comments Go Programmatic

Disqus, the blog commenting product that appears on sites all over the Internet (including this one), announced that it’s launching programmatic ad buying for its Sponsored Comments product. Disqus launched Sponsored Comments back in April after testing it for a…