College Admissions Officers Are Paying More Attention to Applicants’ Social Profiles

Adweek | January 13, 2020

The trend of college admissions officers visiting the social media profiles of applicants is back on the upswing, according to the latest survey from Kaplan Test Prep. The educational and career-services provider polled nearly 300 college admissions officers and found that 36% of them turn to applicants' profiles on social platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.
Kaplan’s 2015 survey.

Kaplan Test Prep said the trend had been downward the past three years

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MiQ's YouTube and TV Analytics Capability Officially Lands in the UK

MiQ | May 19, 2022

MiQ, the leading global programmatic media partner, has launched its ground-breaking analytics and measurement capability for cross-channel YouTube and TV campaigns in the UK. The innovative solution bridges the gap between the two channels. By connecting these often-disparate datasets, brands are empowered to reach nearly 100% of their target viewers on YouTube and measure reach deterministically across these channels – all in a cost-efficient and privacy compliant way. As TV consumption makes its dramatic shift towards digital, traditional peak time has been redefined, and brands are struggling to both determine and reach their audience. With MiQ, they can now unlock a previously untapped portion of their audience. Whether it is delivered via linear, broadcast, or connected devices like games consoles, this first-of-its-kind solution gives customers better visibility over demographic and geographic representation of UK TV viewers and helps marketers bring together traditional and digital media. Instead of market level or panel data sets, MiQ provides data at an impression- and household level that complements any digital properties clients are working with. This offers vital insights, helping marketers determine what the media plan should be as well as how to reach underexposed audiences among TV viewers. The solution leverages smart television and automatic content recognition data from Samba TV, and YouTube analytics data from Pixability. Samba TV's delivery-agnostic TV viewership data combines with MiQ's experience to connect vast, unconnected datasets and apply data science for media planning, programmatic activation and measurement. This follows the launch of successful partnerships between the two firms in Australia, Canada and the US. Already, a major UK pizza delivery chain gained a 20% incremental household reach on YouTube using MiQ's cross-channel planning capability. And, of the campaigns to date, MiQ's UK clients have seen a 2-5% uplift in their campaigns with this solution. "Peak time, as we know it, is over, As UK viewers continue to shift towards new formats and channels, marketers and advertisers need solutions that will help them connect campaigns and bring linear TV into the programmatic future." Pierre de Lannoy, UK Strategy Director, MiQ "This capability gives an amazing opportunity to achieve incremental reach to TV campaigns on other channels, including YouTube," added Dave Carpenter, Head of Digital, Goodstuff Communications, and one of MiQ's product focus group members. "Ultimately, we are breaking the silos between traditional channels and digital, bringing them together with amazing results." About MiQ We're MiQ, a programmatic media partner for marketers and agencies. We connect data from multiple sources to do interesting, exciting, business problem-solving things for our clients. We're experts in data science, analytics and programmatic trading, and our team of people are always ready to react and solve challenges quickly, to make sure you're always spending your media investments on the right things in the right places.

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Juniper Research: Digital Ad Spend to Reach $753 Billion Globally in 2026, Driven by In-app Advertising Growth

Juniper | February 08, 2022

A new Juniper Research study found that global digital advertising spend will increase from $407 billion in 2022 to $753 billion in 2026; representing growth of 85%. The report found that mobile in-app revenue will account for 56% of global spend by 2026. The new research, Digital Advertising: Emerging Trends, Key Opportunities & Market Forecasts 2022-2026, found that whilst privacy changes from Apple and Google are restricting the potential for effective ad attribution, there are still major opportunities. The availability of the SKAdNetwork on iOS, for example, is a major opportunity for advertisers to access aggregated data; allowing them to target areas primed for growth, such as child-safe applications. For more insights, download our free whitepaper: Digital Advertising ~ What’s Next for Mobile Attribution? PC Advertising Growth to Slow Amidst Mobile-first Economy The report anticipates that desktop advertising spend will increase from $97 billion in 2022 to $142 billion in 2026, despite a diversion of spend towards handheld devices and the implementation of data protection regulation impacting cookie policies. The research identified video as a key channel for advertisers, with video ad spend expected to grow by 63% over the next four years, as the success of popular distribution channels, such as TikTok and YouTube Shorts, continues to drive demand for video advertising and justify premium charges. Therefore, the research urges marketers to ensure that video ads are optimised for smartphone and tablet consumption, in order to maximise return on investment.

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OneScreen.ai Partners With Evertreen to Help Offset Carbon Footprint in Outdoor Advertising

OneScreen.ai, Evertreen | April 22, 2022

OneScreen.ai, the marketplace provider for buying and selling out-of-home (OOH) advertising, is partnering with Evertreen, the only platform that allows users worldwide to plant real trees online and track them via satellite, to establish a forest of more than 10,000 trees a year in Madagascar. The campaign is to help reduce the carbon footprint of real-world advertising as OneScreen.ai accelerates industry growth by making it easier to buy and sell out-of-home ads, whether that’s static or digital billboards, wall murals, bus and airport signs, and more. “From individuals and businesses to industries and countries, it’s our responsibility to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support our planet,” said Sam Mallikarjunan, co-founder and CEO of OneScreen.ai. “From individuals and businesses to industries and countries, it’s our responsibility to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support our planet,” said Sam Mallikarjunan, co-founder and CEO of OneScreen.ai. “Whether for Earth Day or any day, we are taking various steps to care for our people, our company, and our planet and are particularly excited to be working with Evertreen to plant trees on behalf of our employees and customers to help offset their carbon footprint.” OneScreen.ai began this campaign by planting a tree for each of its 48 employees and will continue planting a tree for each additional new hire. The company plans to add future integrations to allow OOH campaigns that are powered through its platform to be carbon neutral. High concentrations of greenhouse gases, specifically carbon dioxide, raise the average surface temperature of the planet, causing various life-threatening impacts, including rising sea levels, intense storms, and food scarcity. According to Evertreen, if a digital billboard 1) measures 667 square feet, 2) is displayed for nearly 54 hours, and 3) generates 263,822 impressions by car, it produces 12,170,804 grams of carbon dioxide. Approximately 81 trees offset this carbon footprint. Evertreen trees are planted directly by local farmers to help fight global warming and desertification, create new ecosystems, and reduce industrial impact and pollution. Satellite tracking provides continuous updates on growth status, photosynthetic activity, presence of dry and infertile soil, and more. The company aims to protect and restore forests on a massive scale, creating livelihoods for people living in extreme poverty. Friday, April 22, 2022 marks the 52nd anniversary of the first Earth Day. This year also marks the 150th anniversary of National Arbor Day celebrated on Friday, April 29, 2022. For more information on Evertreen, go to: www.evertreen.com and follow on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook. To be part of OneScreen.ai's ongoing impactful initiatives, check out the company's open positions at: https://www.onescreen.ai/careers. About OneScreen.ai, Inc. OneScreen.ai is accelerating the growth of real-world advertising by making it easier to buy and sell out-of-home (OOH) ads – from billboards, blimps, and buses to wrapped cars and connected TVs in bars and restaurants. OOH advertising is the only traditional ad medium still growing, and OneScreen.ai is making the entire industry more streamlined and connected with one centralized space for marketers to buy, deploy, and measure OOH advertising and for media owners to sell, manage, and invoice their inventory. Founded by former executives and alumni from Google, HubSpot, and Wayfair, OneScreen.ai earned a Great Place to Work Certification in 2022. To learn more, visit www.onescreen.ai and follow on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Roku Unveils a Better TV Advertising Experience at First In-Person NewFront

Roku, Inc. | May 04, 2022

Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today hosted its first in-person IAB NewFront at the Chelsea Factory in New York City. As America’s #1 TV streaming platform* with 61.3 million active accounts as of Q1 2022, Roku revealed new advertising solutions to create a better TV advertising experience for marketers in the streaming decade. For the first time ever in Q1 2022, TV streaming devices surpassed legacy pay-TV in weekly reach among adults 18-49 in the U.S., according to Nielsen. To help marketers accelerate their shift to TV streaming in this Upfront, Roku announced innovation across The Roku Channel, Roku Brand Studio, and OneView. “Our mission is to create a better TV streaming experience for everyone,” said Alison Levin, Vice President, Ad Revenue & Marketing Solutions, Roku. “Marketers turn to Roku for data, commerce, and measurement tools that they can’t get anywhere else to accelerate the shift of ad dollars to TV streaming. This upfront, TV starts here.” Roku’s NewFront presentation highlights include: The Roku Channel The Roku Channel is the home of free and premium entertainment on the Roku platform, creating a better TV viewing experience. The Roku Channel was a top 5 channel on the Roku platform in the U.S. by active account reach and streaming hour engagement in Q1 2022. Roku unveiled new Roku Originals with portfolio strength across Drama & Comedy, Lifestyle, and Reality & Competition. Renewed titles include “Die Harter,” starring Kevin Hart, “Most Dangerous Game: New York,” starring David Castañeda and Christoph Waltz, “Children Ruin Everything,” starring Meaghan Rath and Aaron Abrams, and “Chrissy’s Court," starring Chrissy and Pepper Teigen. New titles include “WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story,” starring Daniel Radcliffe and Evan Rachel Wood, “SLIP,” starring Zoe Lister-Jones, “The Great American Baking Show,” starring Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith, “Honest Renovations,” starring Jessica Alba and Lizzy Mathis, new lifestyle shows starring Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse, Christopher Kimball, and more. Roku Brand Studio The award-winning Roku Brand Studio creates a better TV storytelling experience for marketers by going beyond the traditional TV spot. Roku announced: “The Short List,” in partnership with Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine, will bring brands into 12 short-form films across four genres – Drama, Comedy, Documentary, and Animation – all created by the most promising and diverse new minds in entertainment. “Roku Recommends” will return for a second season on The Roku Channel in September. Roku also revealed an exclusive partnership with Variety to share the Top-10 Roku searches each month. Weekly Shows help viewers find the best in streaming from pop culture (“The Pop-Off"), social media trends (“In Case You Missed It”), and fun DIY projects (“Live and Let DIY”). OneView OneView, the ad platform built for TV streaming, creates a better TV advertising experience for thousands of marketers. Roku announced: Roku announced a new program for retailers to pair shoppable ads with Roku Pay to make it simple to sell the products right from ads on the TV screen. Microsoft Audience Insights: An industry-first collaboration with Microsoft to explore how TV advertising - both linear and streaming - impacts online searches. Recent launches of Dynamic Linear Ads, Roku’s Advertising Watermark, Roku’s clean room, and an expanded measurement partner program with Marketing Mix Modeling. Celebrity hosts Maria Menounos and Andrew “Hawk” Hawkins from “Roku Recommends” emceed Roku’s NewFront, with special in-person appearances from Daniel Radcliffe, David Castañeda, Meaghan Rath, Aaron Abrams, Chrissy and Pepper Teigen, Kevin O’Connor, Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse, Christopher Kimball, Lizzy Mathis, and more. To learn more about Roku’s NewFront presentation, visit https://advertising.roku.com/tv-starts-here-2022. *America’s No. 1 TV streaming platform is based on hours streamed according to Hypothesis Group, October 2021 About Roku, Inc. Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. We connect users to the streaming content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers. Roku streaming players and TV-related audio devices are available in the U.S. and in select countries through direct retail sales and licensing arrangements with service operators. Roku TV™ models are available in the U.S. and in select countries through licensing arrangements with TV OEM brands. Roku is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. U.S.A. This press release contains "forward-looking" statements that are based on our beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to us on the date of this press release. Forward-looking statements may involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that may cause our actual results, performance, or achievements to be materially different from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These statements include but are not limited to the timing, availability, and benefits of content on the Roku Channel and the Roku platform; trends related to TV streaming; the features and benefits of the OneView ad platform; and the features, benefits, growth, and reach of The Roku Channel and the Roku platform. Except as required by law, we assume no obligation to update these forward-looking statements publicly or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future. Important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially are detailed from time to time in the reports Roku, Inc. files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021 and our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2022. Copies of reports filed with the SEC are posted on Roku’s website and are available from Roku without charge.

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