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AdColony Among First Recipients of TAG Brand Safety Certified Seal

Posted Sep 10, 2020

AdColony is excited to share that it is one of the first companies to be TAG Brand Safety Certified. The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) announced the launch of the program today which is the ad industry’s largest and broadest global brand safety certification program. Prior to this launch, AdColony was a participant in the former…

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The Car Buying Process and Mobile Usage ⁠— South Korea

Posted Mar 10, 2020

South Korea has 95% smartphone penetration, the highest in the world, and mobile devices are deeply pervasive in Korean consumers’ shopping habits and car buying is no exception. Korean consumers’ demand for cars is very strong. Cars not only need to serve their primary transportation needs but also reflect their personality, self-image, and social status….

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The Shift Toward Mobile In-game Advertising

Posted Oct 31, 2019

While console games generate revenue mostly through unit sales, mobile games can get their earnings from a couple of sources. Download fees, in-app purchases, in-game advertising, and more recently, subscription fees can all contribute to a game’s overall earnings. Many mobile game publishers have a combination of these strategies but lately, there has been a…

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Mobile Monday: What Gets An Ad Noticed, Consumer Perception of Brand Safety

Posted Aug 19, 2019

As people experience multiple ads throughout their day, they have habitually found ways to ignore them. Advertisers need to ensure that the ads they are putting time and resources into are being noticed by their target customers. We look at an informative report that reveals what gets an ad noticed by consumers. Meanwhile, a survey…

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AdColony Awarded DTSG Brand Safety Certificate

Posted May 28, 2019

It’s 2019 and advertisers that still haven’t placed importance on brand safety are few and far between. It is imperative that their media partners demonstrate their efforts in providing trust and transparency.  As a commitment to being a brand-safe partner, AdColony has once again received the Digital Trading Standards Group (DTSG) Brand Safety certificate and…

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2019 Update: How Does Brand Safety Impact Consumer Perception?

Posted Apr 12, 2019

It’s now been two full years since the brand safety surfaced as a major issue. Since the problem has not dissipated, we surveyed consumers to check in on how their perception of social media and brand safety has changed – or how it has not. That original catalyst, when advertisers realized that their ads on YouTube were…

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Mobile Devices & The Car Buying Process

Posted Feb 28, 2019

Smartphones and vehicles are two of the most commonly used technologies today. They go hand in hand, especially when it comes to purchasing or leasing a new car. But what activities do consumers actually engage with in the buying process? How important is their mobile device and how likely are they to consider advertisements? Interested…

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Mobile Monday: Has YouTube Given Up on Brand Safety?

Posted Feb 10, 2019

Think YouTube is doing everything it can to address brand safety concerns after their rough spell a couple of years ago? Think again. Twitter has also changed how it calculates its user counts in order to show what it views as “monetizable” users. Social and web video platforms are looking a bit less reliable than…

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