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The Size of the Ad Fraud Problem in Digital Marketing Is Varying

The Size of the Ad Fraud Problem in Digital Marketing Is Varying

Jun 15, 2019

In the past month, different anti-fraud vendors and researchers have concluded that ad fraud in digital marketing is lessening while also seemingly getting much worse than previously believed. So why the disparity?

Five Charts: The State of Header Bidding

Five Charts: The State of Header Bidding

May 30, 2019

As the amount of advertising that is bought programmatically continues to rise, header bidding has become a go-to ad-selling tactic for publishers. But header bidding’s adoption on mobile has been limited by implementation issues and confusion over how the technology works.

Facebook’s Clear History Tool: What Advertisers Should (and Should Not) Worry About

Facebook’s Clear History Tool: What Advertisers Should (and Should Not) Worry About

May 29, 2019

With scant details available on how Facebook’s upcoming “Clear History” tool will work, the impact on advertisers is hard to gauge. Those reliant on Facebook’s business tools may take a hit, but if the feature is not widely promoted to users, it may not be adopted in significant enough numbers to meaningfully impact ad sales.

Five Charts: The State of Ad Fraud

Five Charts: The State of Ad Fraud

May 20, 2019

Research firms and vendors have varying methodologies and definitions for ad fraud, which creates divergent forecasts. Estimates of recent annual losses to digital ad fraud range from $6.5 billion to $19 billion. Some of the most definitive statistics come from anti-fraud vendor White Ops and advertising trade group the Association of National Advertisers (ANA).