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The Adotas Internet Advertising Spotlight Section focuses on the leading people and companies of the Internet advertising marketplace. Internet advertising spotlight is an in-depth interview to get behind the blah blah and learn what really makes people and companies tick. Adotas is proud to provide monthly spotlight coverage of Internet advertising people and companies so you can remain informed and competitive.

ADOTAS -- Online advertising companies believe that voluntary standards are the best way to police tracking online, but the Federal Trade Commission might not be so sure.As a conclusion from speaking with to FTC Director Charles Harwood at the Tech Policy Summit last week, he believes users must be...
It’s that time of year . . . the Major League Baseball playoffs are here and the Fall Classic is just around the corner. The hype and speculation are done. A new World Series champion will soon emerge. Fan attention is at its peak and once again television will be...
Q: It was recently reported that Netflix subscriptions have surpassed cable subscriptions. What does this mean for advertisers? How should they adjust their approach to TV and video advertising in the wake of changing consumption habits? A: In many ways, changing consumption habits has been a boon for advertisers. With...
Familiar to millions, media umbrella IDG is as synonymous with the tech world as Lindsay Lohan is with gossip columns. From the time the company was established in 1964 to its current globe-spanning incarnation, IDG has blossomed from a mere publishing arm for trades including PC World, MacWorld and...
Craig Newmark doesn't exist. Or at least that's what he'd like us to believe. As founder of Craigslist, arguably the biggest online classified site in the world, Newmark has been content to hide behind a giant, Wizard of Oz-like veil over the years, fueling the internet legend that there is...
Straight from reality into my laptop. The world of text based Internet communications is quickly dissolving into video feeds of human faces, dancing dogs, pasta covered babies, and natural disasters – with a few ads thrown in to cover bandwidth. As consumers, we're constantly looking for new entertainment, but...
Before Pointroll, Eyeblaster and Unicast made their T-Rex-sized imprint on the rich media landscape, a little outfit called EyeWonder was stirring the pot with graphically-enhanced online ad implementations that would help set the stage for the interactive video phenomenon we're witnessing today. Ads are now beamed through in-stream, rollover, pre-roll...
These days, online shoppers are faced with hundreds of venue choices that allow them to find essentially any product and spend their cash. On June 26, another shopping network joined the roster — Jellyfish.com. However, Jellyfish brings something different to the table, or better yet, to your wallet. Self-proclaimed the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo., November 25, 2013 (ADOTAS) – Adknowledge is pleased to announce the launch of AdStation International, a global extension of its previously U.S. only email network, which will cater to high-quality international advertisers and publishers. AdStation International will initially launch in the UK, with other countries being...
Q&A with Jon Mottel, Director of Social Strategy at Undertone   What are your thoughts on the recent Instagram/Facebook outage? What impact did it have on your business?  Being in the ad technology space, we’re accustomed to the occasional outage or technology snafu that affects our day to day. This one specifically...