Google AMP battles ad-blocking, Apple and Facebook by cutting load times

Search company unveils Accelerated Mobile Pages in bid to work with publishers, ad companies and rival platforms Google is attempting to counter the threat from ad-blocking and rivals Facebook and Apple by radically improving the loading speed of web pages on smartphones and tablets.Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) aims to simplify the structure of mobile web pages and place the data needed to deliver them closer to users both physically and virtually in a bid to to achieve almost “instant” delivery of articles to anywhere in the world. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's Ad Boss on Ad Blocking, AMP Ad Viewability and Enhanced Campaigns

Digital media companies are dealing with a bunch of problems plaguing their advertising-based business models. A growing number of people are blocking the ads running on their sites, forcing publishers to find ways to get those people to unblock their ads or pay one of the ad blocking companies... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers find Google AMP loads too fast for ad views

Ads load slower than content on AMP, which is part of the reason why publishers make less money per pageview from AMP than they do from their own websites. The post Publishers find Google AMP loads too fast for ad views appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For Axios, Apple News beats Google AMP and Facebook Instant Articles

At a time when premium publishers have pulled out of Facebook Instant Articles, Apple is showing that it is open to creating custom units for publishers. The post For Axios, Apple News beats Google AMP and Facebook Instant Articles appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Creating Facebook Instant Articles Can Now Simultaneously Work on Google AMP (Apple News Soon)

The software-development kit for Facebook's Instant Articles media-rich, quick-loading stories from publishers now supports Google AMP, and the social network said support for Apple News is on the way. Partner engineering director Piyush Mangalick said in a Facebook Media blog post that an... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits

A new Chartbeat study found only one-third of publishers see clear evidence of a traffic increase from the fast-loading articles format. The post Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Another Swipe at Google, Facebook's Mobile Ad Network Gets Into Desktop, Offers More Video Ads

Video has become the content and advertising format of the year, with publishers, advertisers and social platforms all publicly pronouncing its importance.Facebook, of course, has become one of video's most vocal cheerleaders. It's rolled out a number of video products, for both advertisers and... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google placed 'Stranger Things' AR ads in 'The New York Times'

If you see advertisements for a mall that look like they came straight out of the '80s on today's print edition of The New York Times, fire up Google Lens. Those neon-colored ads are most likely for Starcourt, the fictional Hawkins, Indiana mall that... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-07-11 13:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Linear cannot exist by itself’: OpenAP wants to help TV ad sellers contend with Google, Facebook

At the center of the TV industry’s audience targeting efforts is OpenAP, which will roll out a marketplace for advertisers to buy targeted TV and digital video ads. The post ‘Linear cannot exist by itself’: OpenAP wants to help TV ad sellers contend with Google, Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-30 04:01:33 UTC ]
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Google unveils new digital ad formats, and Facebook issues a warning

Google is giving advertisers a ton of extra digital real estate, adding new promotional formats to online search, YouTube and its increasingly popular Discover service. Meanwhile, Facebook Inc. is close to rolling out a long-awaited privacy feature, but it issued a warning to advertisers... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-14 18:20:00 UTC ]
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Google unveils new digital ad formats, and Facebook issues a warning

Google is giving advertisers a ton of extra digital real estate, adding new promotional formats to online search, YouTube and its increasingly popular Discover service. Meanwhile, Facebook Inc. is close to rolling out a long-awaited privacy feature, but it issued a warning to advertisers... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-14 18:20:00 UTC ]
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Scott Galloway: Amazon is 'beating up' on Google, Facebook and Apple

Scott Galloway's book "The Four" is about tech giants Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon and how they pose a threat to just about every other business on the planet. But he's mulling a sequel, because he now thinks the first three need to fear the fourth."Amazon is beating up on the other three... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Just use cat videos': New York Times boss wants Facebook to cut out news

Mark Thompson says site’s attempts to rank news outlets sounds like ‘controlled society’Facebook should consider completely removing news from users’ feeds unless it can find a way to avoid low-quality stories clogging up the site, the chief executive of the New York Times has said.Mark Thompson... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook, New York Times Execs Get Into Heated Debate Over Ad Policy

Campbell Brown, head of global news partnerships at Facebook, said publishers have "welcomed" the company's approach to including them in their political ads policy. Mark Thompson, CEO of The New York Times, called bullshit. Brown and Thompson were discussing the findings in the 2018 Reuters... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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While Facebook battles fires, Google rolls out pro-publisher initiatives

The tech giant introduced measures to let people subscribe to publications through Google and give more priority to quality news sources in search results. The post While Facebook battles fires, Google rolls out pro-publisher initiatives appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Giant advertiser Unilever threatens to pull its ads from Facebook and Google over 'toxic content'

One of the world's largest advertisers is threatening to pull its ads from social sites such as Facebook and YouTube if the tech companies don't do more to minimize divisive content on their platforms. Unilever's chief marketing officer, Keith Weed, will call on Silicon Valley on Monday to better... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles

Google's investment in AMP, its fast-loading article pages, has helped the search giant overtake Facebook in publisher referral traffic. The post How Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple News Lets Publishers Test Serving Ads From Google's DoubleClick

Apple's latest iOS is out, the news app is updated, and for publishers a new ad serving trial is under way with help from an unlikely ally, Google.A select group of publishers are testing ad insertions into their Apple News pages using DoubleClick For Publishers, according to a number of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘It is harder to differentiate in the platforms’: Publishers want more data, monetization options from Facebook, Google and Apple

Publishers said they want more data sharing, better subscription options and greater flexibility in how articles and ads can be designed within distributed platforms. The post ‘It is harder to differentiate in the platforms’: Publishers want more data, monetization options from Facebook, Google... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal Are Coming Together to Fight Facebook and Google

As publishers continue to give Facebook and Google more ad dollars and control over distribution, a group of outlets including the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Washington Post, Tronc and smaller newspapers are banding together. The News Media Alliance--a trade organization that... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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