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.
AD TECH AND MARTECH
Volta | February 10, 2023
Volta, a media company, has recently joined Ad Net Zero organization as a founding partner for the new USA chapter. This membership represents its aim for digital media decarbonization with its digital out-of-home (DOOH) media network, helping advertising leaders to drive sales with fewer carbon emissions.
With Ad Net Zero's "Action 5" plan, Volta leverages its media networks to enhance sustainable consumer behavior. This plan includes cutting down on emissions from business operations, planning and buying media, making ads, giving awards, and holding events.
Ad Net Zero is an international organization that provides decarbonization solutions to the advertising industry and enhances consumer reach for sustainable products and services through marketing agencies. Many advertisers, commercial media owners, production companies, and marketing agencies support the organization, which has global members like IPG, Google, Meta, Omnicom, Havas, Reckitt, Unilever, Pubmatic, Sky, WPP, and Meta.
Chief Commercial Officer at Volta Brandt Hastings said, "Volta offers advertisers the opportunity to reach highly valuable audiences and measurably drive sales while directly supporting emissions-free, electric miles." He added, "As a founding member of Ad Net Zero's USA chapter, Volta is proud to lead the industry by furthering our efforts to decarbonize our media supply chain and using our network to accelerate a sustainable future for all."
(Source – Business Wire)
Director of Ad Net Zero's USA Chapter, John Osborn, said, "In 2022, the US media industry woke up to its emissions responsibilities. This year, the industry must start decarbonizing its operations and getting closer to net zero emissions." He added, "I have long admired Volta's leading role in sustainable media, and we are honored they have joined Ad Net Zero's USA chapter as a founding member."
(Source – Business Wire)
Headquartered in San Francisco, Volta Inc., an electric vehicle (EV) charging, and media company has been providing business growth along with a clean energy future as well as a network of EV charging stations since 2010. It helps consumers, brands, and site partners with charging station installation with large-format digital advertising screens, attracting foot traffic for retailers, target audiences for advertisers, and EV drivers at the same time. Its proprietary platform, PredictEV®, combines machine learning technology with behavioral science to assist electric utilities, cities, and commercial property owners with EV infrastructure.
ADVERTISER CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT
AppLovin | February 03, 2023
One of the most popular mobile marketing and monetization platforms, AppLovin, has recently released its Creative Trends Report 2023, which lists the best performance-driven mobile ad trends for the year. This report will help mobile app developers and vertical marketers come up with creative ideas for their mobile ad campaigns.
To prepare this report, AppLovin’s in-house creative agency, SparkLabs, collected data from more than 200 applications, 267 installations, 22.4 billion clicks, 52.3 billion impressions, and tens of thousands of creatives in 2022 and researched the variables and influencing ideas that generated the highest return on investment (ROI), click-through rate (CTR), investor relations (IR), and return on ad spend (ROAS). The analysis shows that customization of an environment, character, or item, dramatic story narratives, real-time feedback, and voiceover messaging encourage more engagement.
CMO of AppLovin, Katie Jansen, said, "Our goal with this report is to provide marketers and developers insights and inspiration for achieving increased success for mobile ad campaigns. The report is packed with proven performance-driven ad concepts that have generated significant lift for their campaigns by capturing the majority of ad spend." She added, "Putting the best creative pieces together doesn’t always guarantee a win. To ensure that your ads are consistently high-performing, you need a combination of performance-driven analysis and continuous iteration and testing to find an optimal creative strategy for your app."
(Source – Business Wire)
Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, AppLovin provides business insights, marketing technologies, full-stack solutions, user acquisition, monetization, and measurement to resolve mission-critical functions. Through its analytics and performance data, it offers creative strategies, suggests variables, and identifies key points that will optimize gaming campaigns and advertising strategies. Since 2012, it has been assisting popular applications and game studios to prosper worldwide by offering solutions to increase average revenue per daily active user (ARPDAU), ad impressions, valuable users, in-app purchases (IAP), and reach. Its products are AppDiscovery, MAX, AppLovin Exchange, SparkLabs, and Adjust.