Tag Archives: Advertisers

Facebook Marketing API to get ‘Special Ad Category’ field for housing, employment, credit advertisers

It limits targeting options to keep advertisers from running discriminatory ads. Amy Gesenhues on August 16, 2019 Facebook is adding the same Special Ad Category field it rolled out in Ads Manager in July to its Marketing API next month. The update, which is designed for marketers and developers running housing, employment and credit ads, … Continue reading Facebook Marketing API to get ‘Special Ad Category’ field for housing, employment, credit advertisers

Twitter to stop offering advertisers access to 3rd party data sources next year

The company said it is moving to streamline how advertisers use audience data and wants to shift the focus to the Twitter Ads API. Amy Gesenhues on August 8, 2019 Twitter announced on Wednesday it will be removing third-party data sources from its ad platform early next year, according to the Wall Street Journal. “Twitter … Continue reading Twitter to stop offering advertisers access to 3rd party data sources next year

Kantar Sees Specialty Advertisers Taking Clicks For Back-To-School Search Campaigns

Kantar Sees Specialty Advertisers Taking Clicks For Back-To-School Search Campaigns by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, July 17, 2019 An early look by Kantar Media analysts at advertisers’ share of clicks on some 278 non-branded BTS-related keywords for back-to-school campaigns running on Google desktop and mobile in the U.S. from July 1 through 15, 2019 reveals a … Continue reading Kantar Sees Specialty Advertisers Taking Clicks For Back-To-School Search Campaigns

A transparency tool for Facebook advertisers is what marketers want most

Facebook has yet to deliver a “clearing-house solution” for advertisers, but marketers are ready for more transparency and measurement capabilities. Amy Gesenhues on May 8, 2019 Facebook has spent well over a year addressing user safety and data security concerns. Since 2017 it has more than doubled its security team, announced new content review policies, … Continue reading A transparency tool for Facebook advertisers is what marketers want most

Twitter puts focus on exclusive media partnerships to attract video advertisers

The company announced original content deals with several news and entertainment organizations, including Univision, Wall Street Journal, Live Nation and MTV. Amy Gesenhues on April 30, 2019 Twitter announced multiple video content partnerships with a variety of news and entertainment outlets on Monday during its Digital NewFronts event. The list includes deals that will bring … Continue reading Twitter puts focus on exclusive media partnerships to attract video advertisers

Women love mobile games and brand advertisers should play along

Rewarded video is a popular format among app developers to drive downloads that could also work well for brand advertisers. Here’s how. Christy Wong-Taylor on February 5, 2019  Here’s a fact that might surprise you – women love mobile games. A 2017 Google Play and NewZoo survey [pdf] reported that 65 percent of U.S. women, … Continue reading Women love mobile games and brand advertisers should play along

Facebook advertisers will not be able to set budgets at ad-set level starting in September

All Facebook campaigns will run with campaign budget optimization as of September. Amy Gesenhues on February 5, 2019 Facebook announced on Wednesday that, starting in September, new and existing campaigns will be migrated to Facebook’s automated campaign budget allocation system that optimizes the campaign budget across an advertiser’s ad sets. This means Facebook advertisers will no … Continue reading Facebook advertisers will not be able to set budgets at ad-set level starting in September

Google Tells Some Advertisers, Agencies It Will Handle Campaign Strategies

Google Tells Some Advertisers It Will Handle Campaign Strategies by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, 4 hours ago Google announced, in an email from Google Ads sent to some advertisers on Thursday that it will handle “campaigns, so you can focus on your business.”  Automation is increasingly an area of focus for Google, slowly taking the responsibility … Continue reading Google Tells Some Advertisers, Agencies It Will Handle Campaign Strategies

Search Tops Digital Media Buys For Large Local Advertisers

Search Tops Digital Media Buys For Large Local Advertisers by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, December 17, 2018 Traditional forms of advertising dominate media buys for big local advertisers, but many still look to support innovative types of technology. The larger advertisers are not planning to increase budgets as much as the smaller ones, but … Continue reading Search Tops Digital Media Buys For Large Local Advertisers