Why Ads.txt Alone Isn’t a Silver Bullet to Cure Ad Fraud

Earlier today, measurement provider DoubleVerify announced it has uncovered a new bot network that perpetrates fraud by circumventing ads.txt protections, an IAB-sanctioned protocol aimed at reducing domain spoofing that was unveiled two years ago. The botnet carries out a sophisticated, unique type of fraud that scrapes content from premium publishers' websites and creates falsified copies... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clive Palmer buys huge ad to push plan to fund malaria drug as possible cure for Covid-19 | Amanda Meade

Mining magnate took over page two and three of the Australian for his grand scheme. Plus: News Corp journos forced to take leaveOn Friday the Australian published a double-page advertisement paid for by the mining magnate Clive Palmer, promoting his plan to fund 1m doses of the malaria drug... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Facebook's Ads Libraries isn't enough to keep NZ election clean

OPINION: Does seeing ad spend and number of advertisements really tell us that much? Continue reading at Stuff

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Ro’s vp of growth Will Flaherty: ‘There’s no silver bullet for attribution’

As Ro, the parent company of telemedicine brands Ro, Rory and Zero, looks to diversify its marketing mix, the company is looking to partner more with institutions that its target audience already trusts. Earlier this month, Roman, its men's focused brand which sells generic hair loss and... Continue reading at Digiday

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On the minds of European publishers: Platform pushback, GDPR enforcement and ad fraud

During town hall-style meetings and working groups, attendees identified the biggest issues on their minds, including GDPR enforcement worries and social media platforms. The post On the minds of European publishers: Platform pushback, GDPR enforcement and ad fraud appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Pivot to pennies: Facebook’s key video ad program isn’t delivering much money to publishers

Facebook's still testing mid-roll ad breaks with a limited number of publishing partners -- and, yes, the dollars are still low. The post Pivot to pennies: Facebook’s key video ad program isn’t delivering much money to publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Catching Their Ad Tech in Bed With Fake News, Marketers Ask Fraud Fighters for Help

Ad buyers are joining the fight against the "fake news" that many people blame for misinforming voters during the presidential campaign.Although the focus intially fell on Facebook and Google, where made-up headlines became easy to find, pressure has also come to bear on lesser-known companies... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Can Cash Back for Ad Fraud Make Brands Trust the Web Again?

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Is Ad Fraud Even Worse Than You Thought?

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A Brita Filter for Ad Fraud? Fake Traffic Fighter Pixalate Has Built One

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From bots to bottom lines: Publishers on ad fraud (Infographic)

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The Real Victims of Ad Fraud Might Surprise You

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Ad fraud: The oldest trick in the media book

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Ikea Catalog Isn't First Print Product to Spoof Apple Ads

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Strange Ads Promote an Author Who Isn't Real and a Book That Doesn't Exist

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Google's Ad Boss on Ad Blocking, AMP Ad Viewability and Enhanced Campaigns

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