Google, Beware: Facebook to Open Ad Exchange Powered by LiveRail

Facebook continues its campaign to invade Google's ad-tech turf.Facebook is building an ad exchange that would automate the sale of other publishers' ads, according to people familiar with the matter. LiveRail, the online video ad-tech firm that Facebook bought last summer, will be the one operating the exchange, which will handle video and display ads.The exchange will let publishers sell their ads through real-time auctions facilitated by LiveRail. Advertisers will be able to bid on the publishers' inventory through automated ad-buying tools called demand-side platforms (DSPs) that would place their bids on the exchange. It's unclear when the ad exchange will go live. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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