Ad Fraud

  • Can Social Logins Help Online Retailers Fight Fraud? (Report)

    … Fraud is a massive drain on resources for many online companies. E-commerce sites, social networks and advertisers are all worried about bot fraud, ad fraud and payment fraud, as these issues continue to undermine online efforts. However, social and e-commerce sites could work together to curtail fraud by making more use of social logins…

    AllTwitterin Facebook- 10 readers -
  • How to protect yourself against ad fraud

    … We have come a long way in our examination of online ad fraud. So far, we have learned: what ad fraud looks like, why it exists and who should be responsible for stopping it. Today, we are going to learn about the practical matter of protecting yourself, as a marketer, against ad fraud. In a perfect world, fraudulent inventory would never make…

    Ratko Vidakovic/ Marketing Landin Display How To's- 19 readers -
  • Who Should Be Responsible For Stopping Programmatic Ad Fraud?

    … In the first two installments of this ad fraud series, we examined what ad fraud looks like and discussed the reasons why ad fraud exists. In this third installment, we look at the various participants in the supply chain, and determine who should be responsible for stopping ad fraud. The programmatic ad ecosystem is very compartmentalized…

    Ratko Vidakovic/ Marketing Landin Display- 38 readers -
  • Why Programmatic Advertising Fraud Exists

    … In my last column, we covered what fraud is, the magnitude of the problem, and the many ways in which it takes shape. We are now going to discuss one of the biggest questions that arise around the topic of ad fraud: Why does it exist in the first place? As with most big problems, a combination of factors contributes to an environment…

    Ratko Vidakovic/ Marketing Landin Display- 29 readers -
  • Local Papers Unload on Viewability Bad Actors and ‘Garbage Inventory’

    … Viewability is an innocent-sounding term that has the entire digital media business in a lather. Ever since a 2014 Google study documented that 52 percent of ad impressions actually were not seen by users, viewability has been a front-burner issue for marketers and publishers alike. It’s easy to see why. Total media ad spending in the U.S…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 11 readers -
  • The Many Faces Of Programmatic Ad Fraud

    … looking at the overall quality of their ad campaigns. It is the fundamental first step before trying to optimize for viewability or brand safety, because it essentially poisons everything else if left unchecked. With respect to sizing the impact of ad fraud, this excerpt from AdExchanger provides a guesstimate: The Association of National…

    Ratko Vidakovic/ Marketing Landin Display- 32 readers -
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