Why Facebook embraced the ad network model

Facebook Audience Network is growing by rejecting many of the beliefs held sacred by the ad tech world: It doesn't rely on cookies, it doesn't run real-time bidding, and it doesn't serve desktop display ads. As fast growing as it is, FAN is taking ad control away from publishers and advertisers at the same time. “When advertisers rely on Facebook’s data and let it tell you where your ad budget will be, that is not a good place to be,” said David Gaines, chief planning officer for agency Maxus’ American operations. The post Why Facebook embraced the ad network model appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-09-15 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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Facebook Audience Network Added a Rewarded Video Option for Game Publishers

Facebook Wednesday introduced an ad format for its Facebook Audience Network mobile ad network designed specifically for game publishers. The social network said in a blog post that McKinsey projects ad spending by the gaming sector to reach $6.9 billion by 2019, adding that research from game... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Facebook Says Its Network Now Serves Ads to Washington Post, Rolling Stone and 1 Billion People a Month

Facebook is bringing new publishers into its ad network, including Washington Post, Wenner Media and Univision, and the social network now claims to reach a billion people a month outside its own walls.On Thursday, Facebook announced the updated roster to Audience Network, which has become its... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Facebook Is Bringing Its Ad Network to Apple TV and Roku

Facebook is bringing its ad network to Apple TV and beyond.The social network is feeling for new advertising ground in Apple TV and Roku by delivering ads to apps on those streaming video platforms, according to people familiar with the plans.The test represents an expansion of Facebook Audience... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Facebook Is Expanding Its Burgeoning Ad Network to the Mobile Web

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Facebook to Start Grading Ads' Results Across Its Mobile App Network

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Ello, the ad-free social network alternative to Facebook, launches mobile app

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Facebook’s Audience Network puts native ads everywhere (and publishers are on-board)

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Now You Can Get In on the Facebook Ad Network That Made Millions for the Kardashian Game

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How Facebook's Mobile Ad Network Could (Finally) Upend A Backwards Industry

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Facebook Tries a Mobile Ad Network

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Facebook Testing Mobile Ad Network

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News groups ask Facebook to stop treating media ads like political ads

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Facebook Is Testing Mid-Roll Video Ads in Facebook Live

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Facebook to Help Mobile Apps Auction Off Their Ads Using Facebook Data

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