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Mobile Monday: Ad Fraud in Asia & New Benchmarks

Posted Nov 12, 2018

Mobile measurement and ad fraud prevention is kind of Adjust’s thing, so it’s important news when they release new standards. This week they published their Global Benchmarks 2.0 report. It’s also timely, as TrafficGuard and Juniper Research also this week released their latest study on fraud across Asia. Time to take a look this Mobile Monday!…

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Mobile Monday: Time to Talk about Holiday Shopping

Posted Oct 15, 2018

It’s that time of year again. It may not feel like it (it’s not even Halloween yet!), but retailers, e-commerce sites, and advertisers are all ready for the holiday shopping season to begin in earnest. What you may not know is just how important mobile will be for shoppers this gift-buying season. We’ve got a…

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Performance & Power Rankings — AppsFlyer & Mobbo on AdColony

Posted Sep 28, 2018

It’s technically Fall in the Northern Hemisphere, though you wouldn’t know it from our LA offices (our New York and London offices are a different story) and that means it’s performance and power ranking time from some of the largest players in the mobile space. As always, AdColony’s strengths are there for all to see….

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Monday Monday: Netflix’s Emmy Successes & Brand Voice Control

Posted Jul 16, 2018

It’s not a secret that users of video content love streaming video. This year, Netflix received more Emmy nominations that HBO, dethroning the 17-year leader in the TV awards game with a staggering 112 nominations. On the other side of the consumer device coin, major players outside of voice assistant first parties like Amazon, Google,…

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Publisher Spotlight: Epic Games

Posted May 25, 2018

For many of the most hardcore console and PC gamers, Epic Games needs no introduction. For the mobile crowd, they might be best known for the Infinity Blade franchise. With its recent success in porting runaway battle royale success Fortnite to mobile, Epic Games’ position in the mobile marketplace is showing no signs of slowing. Founded…

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Misclicks or Malicious? The Role of Intent in Mobile Fraud Detection

Posted Apr 24, 2018

One of keys factor in identifying mobile fraud is intent, and intent is hard to determine through algorithms and analysis. Sometimes intent is hard for human beings to determine face to face! Courts and attorneys have wrestled with it for centuries. What does intent have to do with fraud in mobile though? It’s all about…

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Ghosts in the Machines — Mobile Fraud and the Rise of Bots

Posted Apr 3, 2018

AppsFlyer’s recent #FoolsNoMore initiative has pushed a number of facts about fraud into the limelight. There’s a number of facts and trends amongst mobile fraud featured in the report that showcase the ever-changing battle lines of fraudsters and the tactics used to fight them, but chief amongst them is the rise of the bots. As…

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Mobile Beyond Social: Why Brands Should Move Past the News Feed

Posted Jan 16, 2018

Printed things, the adage goes, is more believable than word of mouth. In the era of the Internet, that “printing” has moved from ink and paper to zeroes and ones. With the screens in our pocket taking up more and more of our attention, and social a huge part of that, it’s no wonder that…

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AdColony Receives Security & Brand Safety Certification From DTSG

Posted Nov 28, 2017

AdColony has received Digital Trading Standards Group (DTSG) certification, by JICWEBS, the leading independent digital ad benchmarking organization for the UK & Ireland. This certification continues to underscore our commitment to delivering the highest-quality ad experiences to real, genuine users and giving advertisers the best return for their ad spend. The certification required a rigorous…

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New Case Study – Rewarded Video: Revenue Enhancer or IAP Cannibal?

Posted Oct 17, 2017

Rewarded video might be the preferred method of ad engagement for users, but how does it impact the overall revenue for a publisher? AdColony partnered with one of our publishing partners to dig into the impacts of adding rewarded video to a mobile app. Would users become more loyal after receiving rewards or would they…

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