Media Ratings Council Issues Interim Guidance for Mobile Viewability, Adds a Not-Quite-Viewable Category

The Media Rating Council has issued interim guidance on what it takes for ads on mobile devices to be considered "viewable" and introduced a new category of mobile ad between "viewable" and "not."Advertisers and web publishers use viewability standards to determine whether ads that were served actually had a shot at being seen by consumers -- or only appeared, for example, well off-screen. Last year, the Media Rating Council said the industry should abide by a standard requiring desktop ads to appear at least halfway in view for at least one second in order to count as a viewable impression. Video ads need to play for at least two seconds.But with most major publishers now getting more than half their traffic from mobile devices, and ad spending on mobile expected to swell to $100 billion this year, the industry has been clamoring for a mobile standard on which to transact. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After two months of speculation, AOL has acquired mobile ad network Millennial Media for $238 million, or about $1.75 per share. The Millennial deal is the newest step in building out AOL's tools to compete in mobile advertising against behemoths like Facebook, Yahoo and Google. With the deal,... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Brands to Publishers: Let Us Check Your Viewability Rates or We'll Stop Buying Ads

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Evolve Media adds Spil’s GirlsGoGames.com to portfolio

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European Publishers Council Issues Statement on the Google Deal in France

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Waterstone's add new categories to children's book prize

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