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Today’s Burning Question: Key Takeaway from the New IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report?

Written on
April 14th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — U.S. online ad revenue surpassed broadcast TV ad revenue for the first time in 2013, rising to $42.8 billion compared with broadcast’s $40.1 billion, according to the new IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report released last week. For Today’s Burning Question, we asked our community of industry thought leaders: “What’s your key ... more...

Scott Cunningham Joins IAB As VP of Technology & Ad Operations

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April 11th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

NEW YORK, April 11, 2014 (ADOTAS) — The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) today announced that Scott Cunningham (pictured), Senior Vice President of Product at sovrn, has joined the IAB as Vice President of Technology and Ad Operations. Cunningham will play a pivotal role in the organization’s ongoing efforts to ensure ... more...

IAB: 2013 Internet Ad Revenues Soar to Record $42.8 Billion, Surpass Broadcast TV for the First Time

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April 10th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 (ADOTAS) — U.S. interactive advertising revenues for 2013 hit an all-time high of $42.8 billion, according to the IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report for the full year, exceeding broadcast television advertising* revenues ($40.1 billion), for the first time ever. This momentous figure marks an ... more...

Mobile Video: A Primetime Opportunity for Advertisers

Written on
April 10th 2014
Author
Anthony Iacovone

ADOTAS – The mobile video audience is growing rapidly: According to Yankee Group, 2014 will see mobile video viewing levels equal to those of PCs. This is due to better devices, faster networks, and affordable data plans, which enable people to consume video content on the go.  Yankee also predicts ... more...

Vserv.mobi Launches RTB on its Mobile Ad Exchange

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April 8th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

MUMBAI, SAN FRANCISCO, SINGAPORE, CAPE TOWN, DUBAI, April 8, 2014 (ADOTAS) – With an aim to empower advertisers and developers, award winning mobile ad exchange Vserv.mobi today announced the launch of its data-augmented mobile Real Time Bidding (RTB) platform. With this, Vserv.mobi bridges a value gap across emerging markets as it ... more...

Study: Mobile Rising Stars Ads Inspire More User Interaction than Standard Mobile Ads

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April 7th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 (ADOTAS) — Following the induction of five Mobile Rising Stars formats into the official Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Standard Ad Portfolio last year, new Mobile ad effectiveness research showcases the ad formats’ ability to inspire user interaction with the ad, in turn leading to higher ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: Reaction to the MRC’s Ad Viewability Decision

Written on
April 2nd 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — Earlier this week, the Media Rating Council (MRC) announced that it has lifted its advisory on Viewable Impressions for display advertising, giving a green light to the industry to begin transacting on the new metric for the first time. In collaboration with the IAB’s Emerging Innovations Task Force, ... more...

Ad Spend on Piracy Sites Hits $227 Million in 2013

Written on
February 19th 2014
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – Remember Napster and the rise of rudimentary peer-to-peer file sharing technologies that allowed people to easily share music and movies across a distributed network? Made popular by university campuses and computer clusters around the country in the late 1990s, piracy has been around for decades, and yet these ... more...

IAB Releases ‘Mobile Video Buyer’s Guide’

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February 11th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

PALM DESERT, Calif., February 11, 2014 (ADOTAS) — To cut through the varied and intricate mobile video landscape, the IAB Mobile Marketing Center of Excellence and its Mobile Video Task Force have released the “Mobile Video Buyer’s Guide: Practical Advice for Video Advertising on Smartphones and Tablets.” Crafted to help marketers ... more...

The Cookie Debate: Research Reveals Advertisers Pay 3X More for Cookie-Based Ads

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February 11th 2014
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – Ad targeting is in a state of transition these days, with browsers like Firefox ending support for third-party cookies. A new study released on Monday at the IAB Annual Leadership meeting by the Digital Advertising Alliance is stoking the debate a bit more, revealing that advertisers will pay ... more...