• Facebook’s Latest Blunder and the Elephant in the Living Room

      The Wall Street Journal reported last Friday that Facebook has been inflating a key performance metric relating to its mobile video ads. With all the chatter about how many seconds (or milliseconds) consumers actually watch Facebook video ads, aren’t the experts missing the point? The point is: Regardless of what Facebook reports, these interruptive ad formats simply don’t work.

      Inside Facebookin Mobile Facebook- 11 readers -
  • The Pre-Roll Dilemma: Make Better Ads or Be Eaten By the Ad Blockers

    … Nothing causes a hair-pulling tantrum quite like a 30-second spot for Swiffer WetJet that interrupts site visitors from the central focus of their visit: the news video. It’s no wonder ad blocking and ad skipping have become so pervasive, rendering intrusive advertising methods obsolete. According to a recent survey by ORC International…

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  • How Do Consumers Really Feel About Advertising?

    … There is no universal solution for marketing to any group. Given the demographic spread, the niche use of certain social networks, and the disparate responses to varying advertising formats, a diverse strategy is key. A report from digital marketing company eZanga examines how different demographic interact with ads, and their preferences…

    Inside Facebookin Social How To's- 12 readers -
  • What’s the Impact and Alternative to Ad Blocking?

    … To experience the Internet without advertising interrupting you every few moments sounds fantastic. Unfortunately, it’s not. By blocking a significant amount of ads, consumers are forcing publishers to take drastic actions. And when iOS 9 allowing Safari mobile browser extensions on iPhone, ad blocking extensions took off hit the market…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 12 readers -
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