Digital and professionalism. Update on the ongoing IAB projects on Viewability and Ad Fraud

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Version française ci-dessous Digital en professionaliteit: Situatie van de lopende IAB-werkzaamheden rond Viewability en Ad fraud. Het IAB België heeft zich steeds tot taak gesteld om de spelers op de digitale markt te begeleiden en zo de sector te professionaliseren. Het IAB neemt sinds meerdere maanden de problematiek rond viewability, ad fraud, ad blockers, enzovoort… Read more »

IAB Europe White Paper: Native Advertising and Content Marketing

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Today’s consumers are bombarded with advertising messages which could mean up to 5,000 messages each day. Combine this fact with the increasing use of ad blocking tools and the challenge becomes even more real and indeed some audiences have become unreachable via advertising. These contemporary challenges have meant that engaging formats and creativity have become… Read more »

What is the International IAB/ABC Spiders and Bots list?

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What is the International IAB/ABC Spiders and Robots list? The International IAB US/ABC UK Spiders & Robots List is a key resource for digital media owners to minimise non-human traffic being counted in their web analytics. Established and launched in 2006 by ABC and the IAB US, it is a list of known robotic user agents that is updated… Read more »

Advertisers and agencies demand branding metrics for digital video advertising, new IAB Europe survey shows

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Brussels, 9th November 2016 – Buy-side and sell-side digital video advertising strategies mature as measurement evolves towards branding KPIs and away from the click, the first IAB Europe Attitudes to Digital Video Advertising survey reveals. Based on a survey of more than 650 advertisers, agencies and publishers from across 31 markets, the study provides clarity… Read more »

Digital attracts a third of advertising investments in Belgium

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Matrix study: digital attracts a third of advertising investments in Belgium According to the 5th wave of the Matrix study carried out by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), advertisers dedicate, on average, 34.7% of their advertising budgets to digital media. A figure that’s been rising steadily since the first survey. The digital media landscape is… Read more »

Investments in digital advertising continue to increase in Europe – In Belgium, remarkable 14.5% growth in 2015

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Investments in digital advertising continue to increase in Europe In Belgium, remarkable 14.5% growth in 2015 According to the AdEx Benchmark study carried out by the IAB Europe, last year budgets dedicated to digital advertising reached some 36 billion euros Europe-wide, that is a growth of 13.3% compared to 2014. The AdEx study incorporates the… Read more »

IAB Europe Ad Blocking Detection Guidance

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IAB Europe Ad Blocking Detection Guidance The document shows how publishers can err on the side of caution given the legal uncertainty surrounding this topic by requesting and obtaining the consent of users for the use of ad blocker detection relying on existing compliance mechanisms for cookies. Executive summary Ad blocker detection is not illegal,… Read more »