Microsoft | August 20, 2020
MGID, the global pioneer in native advertising, today announced it has signed a global deal with Microsoft to provide native advertising across its news properties, including MSN. The agreement signals MGID's commitment to working with news aggregators that are responsible for quality content in the fight against fake news.Through the deal, MGID will gain access to Microsoft's native placements across its news outlets in major markets including the US, Asia-Pacific, Europe and MENA in their associated languages, enabling MGID to offer expanded reach for advertisers across vast news audiences. This agreement covers Microsoft's full news suite of more than 1,200 publishers — representing over 4,500 of the world's most popular brands — and a global audience of almost half a billion monthly readers.The partnership will also enable MGID and Microsoft to accelerate their shared commitment to promoting quality digital content. MGID'S user-centric approach ensures publishers remain in complete control of their audiences and monetization; allowing them to choose from a variety of ad formats, placements and yield-optimization models. Combined with Microsoft's reader-activated customization — for news layout, sources, topics and stories — MGID's versatile ads will produce a highly personalized news experience that drives success for both advertisers and publishers.
DMS | October 26, 2020
Digital Media Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: DMS), an innovative global solutions provider of digital performance advertising and a connection point between digital advertising clients and their prospective customers, unveils key promotional strategies to drive ecommerce growth this holiday season. As advertisers finalize their efforts to drive engagement and sales in Q4, DMS offers an insightful collection of thought leadership and best practices articles to guide optimal decision-making for holiday digital advertising strategies across various market segments with the publication of the 2020 Holiday Season: Consumer Mindsets & The Growth Of Ecommerce ebook.Preparing brands for success this holiday season, DMS curated articles from their library of thought leadership content for the 2020 Holiday Season: Consumer Mindsets & The Growth Of Ecommerce ebook to help digital advertisers optimize their campaigns to align with evolving consumer expectations, behaviors and demands.
Getty Images | August 17, 2020
Nearly 80% of people globally have said it isn't enough to have people of various ethnicities, backgrounds, and appearances in advertising but that they expect companies to do a better job at capturing people's true lifestyles and cultures, according to new research by Getty Images. The findings have been revealed in a second wave of research for Visual GPS, completed in conjunction with global market research firm YouGov.The Visual GPS Summer Update also reveals that 63% of people prefer to buy brands that are founded by or represent people like themselves. These results hold steady across generations and gender, with only modest differences across global regions."Visual GPS shows that amid the COVID-19 pandemic and despite massive changes in people's lives, the demand for more diversity in visual communications has only increased," said Dr Rebecca Swift, Global Head of Creative Insights at Getty Images.