GumGum study shows a resurgence in contextual targeting in advertising, but highlights room for industry to grow

GumGum study shows a resurgence in contextual targeting in advertising, but highlights room for industry to grow

 Almost half (49%) of businesses in the US are using contextual targeting in their advertising mix with 32% relying on contextual targeting in the UK, according to a new research report “Contextual Advertising: The New Frontier.” The report, released on September 13 and commissioned by GumGum, an artificial intelligence company with deep expertise in […]

Quantcast Choice powers one billion consumer consent choices in two months since GDPR

Quantcast Choice powers one billion consumer consent choices in two months since GDPR

Quantcast Choice, the free consent management platform launched by Quantcast ahead of the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018, enabled its one billionth consumer consent choice on July 26. The milestone follows a number of industry reports naming Quantcast Choice as the most popular GDPR consent solution among publishers in […]

ProSiebenSat.1 Digital CEO and Chairman Christian Dankl joins video startup Precise TV

ProSiebenSat.1 Digital CEO and Chairman Christian Dankl joins video startup Precise TV

ProSiebenSat.1 Digital GmbH CEO and chairman, Studio71 Board Member and former Disney/Maker Studios Executive Christian Dankl has joined Precise TV as its chairman with a remit to oversee global expansion and product development. The move sees Dankl leave Germany’s largest broadcaster group, where he was responsible for running and monetising its TV OTT and web […]

Quantcast launches widely available implementation of IAB Europe’s GDPR Transparency & Consent Framework

Quantcast launches widely available implementation of IAB Europe’s GDPR Transparency & Consent Framework

Quantcast, which owns and operates the world’s largest AI-driven audience insights platform for the open internet, announced the launch of Quantcast Choice. Available from May 15 for free, Quantcast Choice is the first widely available implementation of the IAB Europe’s Transparency and Consent Framework. The product has been in beta since February and is already […]

AppNexus teams up with Axel Springer and Schibsted in Supporting IAB Europe’s Transparency and Consent Framework

AppNexus teams up with Axel Springer and Schibsted in Supporting  IAB Europe’s Transparency and Consent Framework

Last month, AppNexus announced support of IAB Europe’s Transparency and Consent Framework and encouraged their clients to adopt it. The Framework provides publishers and advertisers with full optionality to comply with the ePrivacy Directive and the transparency and legal basis requirements of the GDPR according to local interpretations of the requirements for both the directive […]

Marketers must share responsibility for GDPR compliance, according to Digital Marketing Institute

Marketers must share responsibility for GDPR compliance, according to Digital Marketing Institute

With just one month to go until the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into effect, the Digital Marketing Institute, which sets the global standard for digital marketing education and practices, has said that marketers must take more responsibility within organisations when it comes to preparing for, and upholding, GDPR compliant practices. According to […]

More than half of retailers not ready for GDPR, according to Ecrebo

More than half of retailers not ready for GDPR, according to Ecrebo

According to the latest research commissioned by Ecrebo, the point of sale marketing specialist, 57% of retailers say they aren’t ready for GDPR, while 41% are ready for the compliance deadline. With personalisation playing such a key role in retail — 89% of retailers say they use data to personalise the customer experience — the […]

Prepare for GDPR: Privacy, consent, and the value exchange

Prepare for GDPR: Privacy, consent, and the value exchange

With the new General Data Protection Regulation around the corner, with just under three months to go, businesses should be aware of the significant changes to data collection – and the opportunities it brings. Research into marketers’ attitudes indicates that three quarters of UK marketers view GDPR as offering opportunity, as when it comes to […]

Transparency is the key to making more consumers happy with data sharing, says new DMA & Acxiom research

Transparency is the key to making more consumers happy with data sharing, says new DMA & Acxiom research

In 100 days the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, bringing with it new laws covering how businesses collect, store and use consumer data. As businesses prepare for the new rules, almost two-thirds (61%) of consumers are already happy with the amount of personal information they share. This change in attitudes has been […]