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Facebook’s Mobile Ad Announcement: The Industry Reacts

Written on
April 30th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – As we reported earlier this week, Facebook revealed its plans for a mobile ad network at its “F8″ developer conference in San Francisco today. To kick off the conference, founder/CEO Mark Zuckerberg and company announced more than a dozen new developer products, including: Audience Network: Developers now have a new way to ... more...

Industry Reacts to the Latest Big Acquisition News

Written on
February 25th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Oracle announced yesterday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Big Data platform BlueKai. Terms were not officially announced, but media speculation puts the price tag in the range of $400 million. “Modern marketers require new ways of acquiring, centralizing, interpreting, and activating customer data across marketing ... more...

UPDATED: Mobile Dominates in Facebook’s Q4 Earnings Report

Written on
January 30th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Facebook had its first quarter in which more than half of its ad revenues came from mobile, and also its first quarter in which mobile ad revenues exceeded $1 billion, according to Q4/annual 2013 earnings data announced by The Social Network yesterday. Revenues for Q4 2014 were nearly $2.6 ... more...

Ad-Tech Execs Weigh In On Twitter’s IPO

Written on
November 7th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Here’s what some of the online ad industry’s movers and shakers are saying about Twitter’s IPO today: “With an active user base of 232 million users Twitter definitely has traction, nonetheless Twitter has yet to turn a profit and currently reports 9% of the revenue Facebook reported a year ... more...

Acquisio Launches Call Tracking Program for Agencies, Resellers and Channel Partners

Written on
October 24th 2013
Author
Press Release

MONTREAL, October 24, 2013 (ADOTAS) – Acquisio, the award-winning performance media platform and leading provider of technology for marketers and agencies buying ads on any online channel, today announced the launch of the Acquisio Call Tracking Program, a technology  partnership program designed to help SEM agencies, resellers and Channel Partners track, ... more...

Instagram Ads: Will They Take Off?

Written on
October 4th 2013
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS — The ad-free Instagram days are about to come to an end. Instagram announced late Thursday that it will start rolling out ads in the “next couple months.” Instagram framed the move as part of an effort to turn itself into a “sustainable business.” But Marc Poirier, Co-Founder and EVP, Business Development of Acquisio, expressed skepticism about that prospect. “It sounds like a simple ... more...

AFAIK (Part 1): Clear Channel Outdoor, Acquisio, Visible World, FourthWall Media

Written on
June 5th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Here’s what the PR machine produced on this busy day: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world, has announced the promotion of Pru Parkinson (pictured) to the newly created role of Global Chief Marketing Officer, with responsibility for the company’s brand marketing ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: Twitter to Launch Its Own Ad Exchange?

Written on
May 31st 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Today we asked our esteemed panel of industry leaders to the following Burning Question: “Reports indicate that Twitter will soon launch its own ad exchange to rival Facebook’s. What’s your opinion on the move?” Here are their responses: “Increasingly Twitter is becoming a larger part of the conversation with marketers. ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: Impact of Google I/O Announcements?

Written on
May 16th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – We’ve asked our esteemed panel of industry thought leaders the following Burning Question: “What will be the impact of the big announcements coming out of this week’s Google I/O conference? Here’s how they responded: “Up until now, Google Wallet was primarily focused on mobile payments. Google’s announcement about Wallet Objects APIs ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: eBay to Challenge Amazon’s Ad Exchange

Written on
May 7th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – We asked our panel of thought leaders the following Burning Question: “eBay has launched an ad exchange, following a similar move by Amazon. What’s your take?” “eBay (along with Amazon) are sitting on the ‘holy grail’ of audience data: shopping intent.  It’s a clear path to make this data available ... more...