With technology providing numerous options for consumer access to content, we collectively have the responsibility to safeguard consumers and the brands we work.View Latest Updates
Business Insider estimates ad blocking could cost digital media companies $10 billion this year. Dive into the issue with our collection of resources and primers, or keep an eye on the latest updates.View Latest Updates
eMarketer predicts most mobile display and video ad dollars will be automated by 2018. We understand the impact and have curated a list of resources and learning opportunities.View Latest Updates
Explore the issue and discussions of media transparency (or media buying practices). Since 2015, this has continued to be a central point of discussion between agencies and advertisers.View Latest Updates
The 4A’s and the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) have come together to propose a change to Nielsen’s published data streams that will better approximate daily consumer consumption and capture more delayed viewing behavior.
This communication serves to notify the local buying community and partners of the 4A’s, of our combined point of view, and proposes that the 4A’s will formally request Nielsen to change the local data streams in 2018.
The terms define long-form digital video as professionally produced content, eight minutes or longer in duration, that is dynamically ad served and delivered in a digital environment.
The world of digital advertising has seen much change in the last few years – there are a multitude of technology platforms, advances in brand safety and verification – and a lot of work to optimize message delivery across the digital landscape. However, with all these changes, come two very important issues: Adblocking and Ad Loads.
To further deliver on addressing industry-wide digital marketing operations issues such as transparency, brand safety and inefficiencies across multiple platforms and partners, media agency SwellShark has appointed Daniel Schaeffer as Digital Integrity Director.
This report, created by Havas Media and shared with the 4A’s community, estimates media inflation rates for the second half of 2017 and first half of 2018.
The discussions are taking place among members of the industry’s Coalition for Better Ads.
This white paper outlines the attribution and cross-platform ROI landscape. It includes a forward-looking discussion of best practices for both advertisers and agencies.
4A’s Client Audit Guidance recommends that agencies and advertisers collaborative to design effective efficient controls and verification procedures related to significant marketing expenditures. This document is an updated version of the Client Audit Guidance issued in October 2014.
Revelations in September that Facebook overstated video viewing metrics by as much as 80% has spurred a class-action lawsuit from angry marketers, reports Marketing Dive.
The Wall Street Journal reports the publisher is moving to an ad-free subscription model. This is a valuable read for 4A’s Members, as ad blocking continues to be a major concern for the industry.
In this Member Bulletin, 4A’s President and CEO Nancy Hill outlines two new initiatives related to the issue of media transparency.