DMEXCO: Industry Forms Coalition to Create Global Ad Standards

The only way to fight the rising use of ad blockers is by understanding the root of the problem, believes the coalition which includes Google and Facebook. It will then create global online ad standards,.

Online Advertisers Need to Adapt or Get Left Behind, Warns Google

Some online publishers, advertisers, and agencies think the world owes them a living, said a Google managing director at IBC. What they need to do is reevaluate their ad strategies. Removing waterfalls of ineffective ads is a start.

5 Takeaways From Google’s State of Play Programmatic Video Report

Despite what you’ve heard, online video ad viewability rates are rising, with Google counting a 12 percentage point gain in 2015.

Video Ad-Buying in Transition: Major Brands Not Down With Data

Move ads to different dayparts to reach targeted viewers? No thank you, say the major brands; just give us massive prime time ad buys.

YouTube Opens Up to Third-Party Video Viewability Metrics

While YouTube might have the audience, big brands aren’t going to buy ads unless they get independent third-party verification.

Chrome Dumps Flash; Here’s What Video Advertisers Need to Know

The Google Chrome browser now pauses many Flash ads, which means fewer views and more unhappy advertisers. Here’s how to make sure your ads get seen every time.

Google Proves the Importance of Video Ad Viewability to Brands

Of course a video ad that can be seen will perform better than an ad that can’t, but how does that translate to brand lift measurements?