ADVERTISER CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT
DoubleVerify | February 17, 2023
DoubleVerify, a software solutions provider for digital media, has recently launched its solution for scaling viewability on the Connected TV (CTV) for advertisers, measuring the delivery through its DV Authentic Ad platform and MRC-accredited metric to ensure media quality across digital environments of the CTV.
This solution will help advertisers and ad brands to set a consistent standard for media quality across all digital environments with CTV and make advertisers understand the impact of the ads, even if the TV is disconnected. The authentic ad is visible fully to a real person, brand, and digital environment.
Advertisements are created to raise awareness of the company's new product or service, even to change one's brand perception. Their viewability is a critical key performance indicator for advertisers in all digital media platforms. It is a misconception that all the CTV ads are, by default, viewable. A survey conducted by DoubleVerify in 2022 states that one of the four top-performing CTV digital environments and applications continued to play advertisements even after the television was off. This issue is known as "TV off." Another industry study suggests that this challenge will cost advertisers more than 1 billion dollars as ad waste in CTV.
CEO of DoubleVerify, Mark Zagorski, said, "As CTV impressions continue to be sold at a premium, brands need insight into which platforms and environments offer the best viewability rates." He added, "To that end, we're excited to launch this first-of-its-kind solution and continue to lead in measurement and innovation for CTV buyers. This release enables advertisers to address growing challenges in CTV, such as the "TV off" issue and offers insight into whether ads had the opportunity to make an impact across digital environments in a consistent manner. This capability also provides measurement parity across multi-screen campaigns, allowing advertisers to make better-informed campaign optimizations and increase budget efficiencies."
(Source – Business Wire)
DoubleVerify, a software platform for digital media solutions, makes digital advertising stronger and safer through its services like impression quality and audience quality solutions for brand marketers, brand safety and fraud protection, transparency and accountability to digital media, and ad viewability. There should be a fair value exchange between sellers and buyers of digital media. The Fortune 500 advertisers trust it for data and analytics, driving campaign quality and effectiveness and increase return on digital advertising investments worldwide. It provides authentic independent third-party measurement solutions to brands and agencies in all advertising platforms, including CTV.
AD TECH AND MARTECH
Hivestack, mc R&D GmbH (mcrud) | February 01, 2023
On January 31, 2023, Hivestack, the world's top independent programmatic digital out-of-home (DOOH) ad tech firm, has partnered with Germany's biggest passenger TV network provider, mc R&D GmbH (mcrud). mcrud's 5,800 displays on 2,000 public transportation vehicles (subway, bus, and streetcar) may now be purchased programmatically using Hivestack's supply-side platform (SSP).
Hivestack will provide local and international advertisers, agencies, and omnichannel DSPs the ability to create, activate, and assess programmatic DOOH campaigns across mcrud's DOOH screens in two major German cities with the integration of mcrud's inventory.
The biggest passenger television provider in Germany, mcrud, shows high-quality programs on Berlin and Munich's public transit. Berliner Fenster station serves more than two million people every day in Berlin alone. The agreement with mcrud would enable advertisers to reach a potential weekly audience of 20 million people.
Managing Director at Hivestack, Will Brownsdon, said, “We are thrilled to announce our partnership with mcrud in Germany. Our goal at Hivestack is to connect buyers to audiences on the move and across a wide range of OOH environments. mcrud represents just this, offering incredible reach in a unique and captive environment.”
(Source – ExchangeWire)
Germany's expected DOOH ad expenditure for 2022 is €708 million (£622.5 million). Digital outdoor advertising has grown consistently, sometimes at double-digit rates. In 2018, DOOH's total sales were still €410 million (£360.4 million) (source: Nielsen Media Research). However, this is a 72.5% increase within four years. Programmatic DOOH technology provides marketers with unparalleled reach, enabling global companies to target their customers precisely through large-scale DOOH displays.
Hivestack is the most prominent independent, worldwide, full-stack marketing technology firm that enables the buy- and sell-side of programmatic digital out-of-home (DOOH) advertising. On the purchase side, marketers leverage the demand-side platform from the firmto design quantifiable campaigns that activate DOOH displays in real-time, depending on customer behavior and audience movement patterns. On the sell-side, DOOH media owners use the supply-side platform and ad exchange from Hivestack to generate programmatic income. Additionally, DOOH media owners may use its ad server to support audience-based, directly soldcampaigns.
MOBILE ADVERTISING, AD NETWORKS
Pixalate | January 17, 2023
Pixalate, which is an analytics platform for fraud protection, privacy, and compliance for connected TV (CTV) and mobile advertising, has released a compliance toolkit for CTV to find and evaluate child-directed apps in the Roku and Amazon Fire TV app stores. The toolkit is designed to enable Pixalate's customers to identify, review, and assess child-directed apps that run on Roku and Amazon Fire TV in order to ensure compliance with relevant laws such as the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
The Pixalate Trust and Safety Advisory Board, which is made up of qualified educators and led by a former FTC enforcer, looks at apps through the lens of the COPPA Rule to see if they are aimed at children. Pixalate's new toolkit gives brands, ad networks, and agencies the ability to accurately find and label apps that are made for kids.
Allison Lefrak, Pixalate's senior vice president of public policy, advertising privacy, and COPPA compliance, said, "As advertisers are focusing more on programmatic Connected TV inventory, it is important for them to keep in mind that COPPA also applies in the CTV space." She further added, "Identifying which apps are child-directed and whether they are potentially risky from a COPPA compliance standpoint is crucial in avoiding hefty penalties."
These manual reviews are blended with AI to assign a COPPA violation risk to over 50,000 Roku and Amazon Fire CTV apps. If a publisher or advertiser knows that a CTV app is aimed at children, they must follow COPPA, which includes getting permission from the child's parents before collecting and/or sharing personal information.
Pixalate is the market-leading platform for fraud protection, privacy, and compliance analytics for connected TV (CTV) and mobile advertising. We work around the clock to protect your reputation and increase your media value. Pixalate is the only company that offers coordinated solutions for detecting and getting rid of ad fraud across display, app, video, and CTV. Pixalate's marketing compliance solutions include the industry's first COPPA compliance technology, which is designed to identify potential child-directed apps and online privacy compliance risks. Pixalate is an MRC-accredited service that detects and filters sophisticated invalid traffic (SIVT) on desktop and mobile web, mobile in-app, and CTV advertising.