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- 9 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- 12 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- 27 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- 22 readers -
  • Local Papers Unload on Viewability Bad Actors and ‘Garbage Inventory’

    … billions of ad impressions monthly, putting these publishers right in the middle of the issue. To find out how they’re responding, I spoke with Tobias Bennett, a former McClatchy ad executive who is the advertising expert at the Local Media Consortium (LMC). The LMC represents close to 70 newspapers and other publishers whose more than 1,650 platforms…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 9 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- 26 readers -
  • Trustworthy Accountability Group Building Major new Anti-Fraud System

    … The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) is a group of people and businesses from throughout the digital advertising industry who have gotten together to help address the problem of ad fraud. They have been around for a while now, and have made some nice contributions to the fight against fraud. According to a new announcement, however…

    Michael Levanduski/ KJ Rocker- 13 readers -
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