Soccer-related content was most popular, driving 74% of website visits during the third quarter.
Contextual targeting of advertising is making a comeback as marketers become more mindful of brand safety.
Comscore, which established itself as one of the ad industry's major media audience-measurement services based on an opt-in panel of consumers, this morning announced a new "cookie-free"
audience-targeting capability enabling marketers to utilize their own "first-party" consumer data.
In what may be the most compelling argument yet to finally end the ad industry's practice of targeting media audiences based on demographic composition, Vice Media Group Wednesday made the case that
the method is not just ineffective, but outright "discriminatory."
Marketers supporting healthcare clients must provide accurate, relevant messaging that conveys empathy, strength and positivity despite keyword restrictions. Google enforces tight restrictions for
the keywords marketers can use.
Given the deprecation of mobile user identity and location trackers, the vast majority of mobile advertisers and media buyers believe contextual targeting is resurgent. "Approximate data" is good
enough, they say.
While many consumers have some implicit knowledge why digital identity trackers exist, most don't understand what the explicit value exchange is.
The ad industry had mixed reactions Wednesday to news that Google will not build alternate identifiers or use consumers in its products following the phaseout of third-party cookies. In a statement,
Network Advertising Initiative President/CEO Leigh Freund said privacy is a shared commitment, but should not be used as a barrier allowing platforms or tech companies to hold all data about online
activities. Advertising Research Foundation CEO/president Scott McDonald doesn't think the move will harm advertisers.