A Yahoo executive responded to claims that Yahoo has an ad fraud problem. A CNBC report
last week alleged that
between 30% and 70% of ads running through Yahoo's Brightroll partner weren't running in places where they were supposed to and that it charged $20 CPMs on pre-roll video despite the fact that much of
the inventory was low-quality in-banner ads. Tod Sacerdoti, VP of display and video ad products and the founder of Yahoo’s video ad exchange BrightRoll, fired back: “We’ve spent over
the course of two to three years planning very sophisticated partnerships and work around the issues of fraud,” according to a report in AdExchanger
. “From our perspective, any
to the numbers thrown out in that article are completely inaccurate.” Yahoo recently announced that it would shutter its video portal, Screen.
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