By: Staff | Apr 18 2016
It’s no secret that information is consumed differently – through new channels and outlets – with viewers demanding personally relevant content the instant they want it. Catching a customer’s attention is more difficult than ever before, and standing out in this new environment is a constant challenge.
By: Staff | Apr 14 2016
In August 2014, Facebook launched its cross-device targeting tool for digital ads, as reported by AdExchanger, which sent a clear signal that the social media giant is becoming accepted by marketers as a way to measure and reach Internet users across smartphones, tablets and desktop computers. Cross-device targeting occurs when a brand identifies a visitor to its website and subsequently serves an ad to that consumer when they are browsing elsewhere on another device.
By: Staff | Apr 12 2016
Renewed discussions about interruptive advertising and its residual effects (e.g. ad blocking) have elevated the need for the industry to rethink the relationship between ads and content.
AOL’s focus has been to develop more premium advertising experiences and invest across a number of teams and technologies to deliver more beautiful, engaging and relevant advertising experiences, while lessening the load of ads on pages and streamlining the back-end technologies that enable these experiences.
By: Staff | Apr 11 2016
Media is complex. Time Warner Cable Media makes it easier for you with the best resources across screens. The average American spends 60+ hours a week across all devices.
Your needs come first. Unlike some media partners who are pressured to sell their products, we are screen-agnostic. As the leading provider of full service local marketing solutions, we continually invest on your behalf.
By: Staff | Apr 8 2016
The Verizon Digital Media Services platform — and the products built upon it — support three primary solutions: our Web Acceleration, Commerce Acceleration and Video Lifecycle. Each solution is purpose-built to transform your content into world-class experiences.
By: Staff | Apr 6 2016
Santa Clara, Calif., April 20, 2015 — Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) today announced that Rovi has renewed its patent license and interactive program guide (IPG) product agreement with Charter Communications, Inc. The license renewal extends Charter’s IPG patent license. Under the terms of the agreement, Charter will also be able to license Rovi’s products and services, including Rovi Search, Recommendations and Conversation Services, Rovi Metadata and Rovi Analytics.
By: Staff | Apr 4 2016
Today’s consumers live in digital homes, using Comcast’s technology to watch video on more screens all around the house—and on the go. Comcast Spotlight’s multi-screen advertising solutions combine the strengths of each screen customers use. Our expertise in reaching fragmented audiences lets us create custom campaigns with broader reach, more impressions and deeper engagement.
By: Staff | Apr 1 2016
Comcast’s NBCUniversal is launching a new division, Audience Studio, designed to allow marketers to target audiences across TV, digital and social media marketing channels, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The key component of Audience Studio is a data management platform that marketers can use to combine their first-party data with NBCU data and third-party data.
By: Jeff Chester | Mar 31 2016
Phone and cable ISPs pose a major threat to the privacy of their subscribers and consumers. They have a growing arsenal of “Big Data” capabilities that eavesdrop on their customers—including families. Internet Service Providers are gathering data on what we do and where we go, using sophisticated algorithms and predictive analytics to sell our information to marketers. As CDD documented in a report released last week, ISPs have been on a data bu
By: Staff | Mar 30 2016
The average TV viewer in the U.S. watches more than four hours of programming daily. And marketers spend $71 billion each year to reach them. The consumer has 100 times more places and ways to access their favorite TV content than just 10 years ago. With so much money on the line and massive viewer fragmentation, it only makes sense that advertisers are seeking ways to combine the data-driven targeting, automation and accountability of digital with the reach and influence of TV.
By: Jeff Chester | Mar 29 2016
Americans face new privacy threats from the use of their facial and other biometric information, as personal details of our physical selves are captured, analyzed and used for commercial purposes. Facial recognition technologies are part of the ever-growing data collection and profiling being conduced daily on Americans today—whe
By: Staff | Mar 28 2016
Time Warner Cable’s residential business is comprised of 14.5 million customers who make more than 17 million monthly visits to each of the company’s websites. Given the company’s size and scale, gaining insights into customer segments is a monumental task, while understanding individual customer behaviors and preferences added even greater challenges.
By: Staff | Mar 25 2016
As a digital marketer, you know that your customers and prospects are moving targets. People constantly investigate, consider, start and stop transactions; and they change their minds at web velocity across a dizzying array of platforms, channels and devices.
Unify your data silos
By: Staff | Mar 23 2016
The Challenge: Finding Low Income Renters on TV
A national company specializing in personal loans approached AudienceXpress seeking a television buy for the first time.
In coming to AudienceXpress, the Client hoped to reach low income households with a low budget and the cheapest possible CPM.
By: Jeff Chester | Mar 22 2016
Julie Brill faces a formidable task as she tries to balance what she knows are industry-wide practices that undermine privacy with the intense commercial pressures to financially harvest our data. Whether Julie can successfully act as a one woman privacy truth squad is to early to tell. She recognizes all the ways that companies take advantage of consumers today, including tracking them on every device and wherever they are.
By: Staff | Mar 21 2016
AT&T AdWorks is trialing the ability to offer an integrated addressable advertising2 campaign across TV and mobile devices. This trial will let advertisers reach the same consumers with the same message across multiple screens and is powered by AT&T AdWorks, the leader in addressable TV advertising, and Opera Mediaworks, one of the largest mobile ad platforms in the world.
By: Staff | Mar 18 2016
AT&T AdWorks says it will host the industry’s first “Addressable Upfronts” beginning in April.
The company says there will be more than 100 events customized for specific advertisers across the country -- helping marketers learn how to best use addressable advertising in reaching targeted audiences.
The company said it would show off its linear addressable TV efforts and and cross-screen addressable opportunities.
AT&T’s DirecTV and U-Verse TV platforms have 26 million and 6 million homes pay TV homes, respectively.
By: Staff | Mar 17 2016
Here’s how Mountain Dew is modernizing the game by bringing in never-before-seen, culturally-relevant programs for game go-ers:
Court Vision: An Interactive Virtual Reality Art Experience
By: Staff | Mar 14 2016
Snapchat is the best way to reach 13 to 34 year-olds. More than 60% of U.S.13 to 34 year-old smartphone users are Snapchatters. Over 100 Million daily active Snapchatters and growing.
Why 13 to 34 Year-Olds Love Snapchat:
By: Staff | Mar 10 2016
Comcast’s plan to acquire Visible World, announced late Thursday, will deepen its addressable TV prowess, but the real target might be Visible World subsidiary AudienceXpress and its burgeoning buy-side dealings.