The Most Watched YouTube Ads of 2017: A Month-By-Month Recap
In recent weeks and months, we've seen quite a few lists showcasing the most watched YouTube ads from the year gone-by. Some of those ads saw upwards of 100 million views within the year - one ad even surpassed 200 million views in the time since.Read
Snapchat Advertising: A History of Vertical Innovation
Today, Snapchat is one of the fastest growing mobile messaging and social media networks in the world. The app was originally launched in 2011, allowing its users to send temporary photo messages to one another. From day one, Snapchat was purely mobile.Read
Snapchat Trends Upward: Where are advertisers investing?
If one thing is clear in the brand and publisher space for 2018, it's that the media mix is shifting. As new platforms continue to enter the advertising space, there’s more and more for brands, publishers, and ad sales teams to consider in knowing where advertisers want to be.Read
Advertising Mergers and Acquisitions: January 2018
As a new month gets underway, it's yet again time for us to take a look at the mergers and acquisitions within the publisher and brand space.Read
Ads.txt Explained: Who’s Buying In?
In 2017, the conversation surrounding transparency in advertising gained quite a bit of traction, as many brands expressed their distrust in the high levels of fraud surrounding them. Within that conversation, emerged a new tool, known as Ads.txt. The idea for something like this had been lingering in the back of the industry’s mind, but never received the proper support to become a reality. This year's intensified conversation surrounding brand safety made it possible, however.Read
Snapchat Advertising Explained: What’s For Sale?
Snapchat is one of the fastest growing social media networks, currently valued at about $18 billion. It’s also one of the fastest growing platforms for mobile advertisers. The number of brands advertising on Snapchat is rising very quickly. These brands seek to target the platform’s youthful audience – 71% of current users are under the age of 34.Read