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Original Digital Video Ad Budgets Show a 68% Increase: IAB

TV is no longer the best way to reach all viewers. Agencies cast their votes with ever-increasing ad budgets for original digital video.

MRC Takes on Brand Safety With Draft of Proposed Guidelines

Can brand safety be ensured with measurements and calculations? The MRC introduces ‘adjacency’ to keep ads a safe distance from potentially harmful content.

Marketers Discover the Power of Personal Stories at Podcast Upfront

The podcast medium is all about personal stories, so for brands trying to tell their own stories and connect with consumers it’s a dream come true.

It’s a Big Deal: Nielsen Counts YouTube, Facebook, Hulu Views

As multiplatform viewing has surged forward, reliable metrics have struggled to keep up. But a change at Nielsen means big gains for publishers and advertisers, alike.

Charting the Adpocalypse: 5% of Advertisers Left Google Preferred

YouTube had a massive brand safety problem a few months ago and that led many advertisers to threaten to pull their ads. How many actually did? Not many.

Advertisers Increasingly Want Skippable Video Ads: Videology

Publishers hate them but advertisers and viewers love them. With more campaigns requesting a skippable option, does the format have a future?

YouTube Advances Brand Safety By Limiting Ad-Supported Channels

Channels need to gain 10,000 lifetime views and pass a review process to get ad support. Will that put brand advertisers at ease? YouTube hopes so.