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The Adotas Video section focuses on the news and happenings of the online video advertising marketplace, from pre-roll and in-stream to branded content and innovative formats. Adotas is proud to provide complete coverage of the online video advertising marketplace so you can remain informed and competitive.



Honda’s Double-Sided Story on YouTube Allows Users to Switch Between Perfectly Parallel Lives

Written on
October 30th 2014
Author
Adotas

­­ This may be the coolest ad you’ll see on YouTube today. Honda and Wieden + Kennedy London created the incredibly innovated “doubled-sided story” on Youtube to promote its two cars, the Civic and the Civic Type R.  The dual-sided story is three minutes long (six if you want them separated) and ... more...

Google’s Missed Third-Quarter Earnings Highlights Questions for Internet Giant

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October 20th 2014
Author
Adotas

Last week, Google’s shares fell in late trading after the Internet giant missed earnings expectations. Google reported its third-quarter profit slipped to $2.81 billion, or $4.09 a share, from $2.97 billion, or $4.38 a share, a year ago. On an adjusted basis, Google earned $6.35 a share, falling short of $6.54 a ... more...

BrightRoll’s New Study with Nielsen Reveals How Mobile Video Translates to TV

Written on
October 1st 2014
Author
Adotas

BrightRoll, one of the largest independent video advertising platforms, released findings from a study called BrightRoll Insights: Mobile Video Advertising Strengthens TV Media Investments. The BrightRoll-commissioned study conducted by Nielsen examines media efficiency across TV and mobile video. “While TV still has the broadest reach among mass media channels, consumer habits have ... more...

Social Commerce for Retailers: Helpful or Hindrance?

Written on
September 19th 2014
Author
Brad Lawless

Following Facebook’s lead, Twitter joined the instant gratification bandwagon and announced its own “Buy Now” button. Social media drives commerce, but brands struggle to tie that connection back to brick-and-mortar stores. Earlier this year, Amazon took a major step toward monetizing it’s social following with #amazoncart. Target and Nordstrom followed suit ... more...

iPhone 6 Has a Larger Screen For Better Video and NFC Integration

Written on
September 9th 2014
Author
Caroline Albanese

During their press conference, Apple announced iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, featuring two new models with stunning 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays, and with an all-new dramatically thin and seamless design. The larger screen is part of an ongoing trend of consumers spending more time interacting with media on ... more...

Multi-Screen Ad Unit by YuMe Powers Applebee’s Unified Video Campaign

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August 1st 2014
Author
Richard L. Tso

YuMe, a digital video brand advertising technology company has just launched Ngage, an interactive ad unit that easily embeds interactive content around video ads. One of their premier customers Applebee’s used the Ngage ad unit to promote its “Flavors of Southwest” campaign with some pretty promising results – the campaign ... more...

Mobile Programmatic 101: The Potential (And Challenge) of Mobile

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July 22nd 2014
Author
Richard L. Tso

By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard about programmatic advertising, how it doing for the ad world what the automated assembly line did for the automobile manufacturing industry. Last year when programmatic first burst on the scene, the IAB reported that approximately 20 percent of all digital advertising was sold by one ... more...

How to Reach Your Programmatic Media-Buying Goals Across All Channels

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June 26th 2014
Author
Bill Guild

ADOTAS (4th of 5 parts) – Marketers and media planners who run programmatic campaigns across multiple channels may experience what I call the “non-transferable” pain point. When good display advertising performance does not transfer over to mobile, or mobile to video, there is an addressable reason for this. Either the ... more...

In The Big Leagues: AT&T Seeks DirecTV Merger to Decrease Costs, Compete with Google

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June 26th 2014
Author
Peter Koeppel

ADOTAS – As you likely know by now, AT&T has reached an agreement with DirecTV to purchase the satellite content provider for a deal valued at $67.1 billion. Pending FCC, shareholder and local government approval, the deal would help AT&T make its mark on the video and TV business as ... more...

ICYMI: Google I/O Keynote Video

Written on
June 25th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – At its annual I/O developer conference, Google basically announced that Android platforms either are or will be available on your smartphone, tablet, TV, Chromebook, car, face and wrist. If you prefer the longer version, here is the keynote — all 2:30 of it, including the Rube Goldberg thingamajiggy that ... more...