Be afraid, video marketers. Auto-playing video are one of the most annoying, most loathed types of ads, and soon Google Chrome might block them by default.
Google and Facebook are still the dominant players in online advertising, but Facebook’s emphasis on video will lead to significant growth, advises eMarketer.
Two powerful players siphon off the majority of online ad spending. Are advertisers happy about that or are they looking for an alternative?
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,.
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.
Despite what you’ve heard, online video ad viewability rates are rising, with Google counting a 12 percentage point gain in 2015.
Move ads to different dayparts to reach targeted viewers? No thank you, say the major brands; just give us massive prime time ad buys.