Yahoo: Advertising

  • Yahoo CEO Mayer and co-founder David Filo to step down from Yahoo board

    … Assuming the massive hacking disclosures Yahoo made over the past several months don’t derail the Verizon acquisition of the company, CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo co-founder David Filo and four other directors will leave the board after the $4.8 billion deal closes. Yesterday the board changes were announced in an SEC “8-K” filing: [T]he Board has…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 18 readers -
  • Yahoo Revenues Off 15 Percent, CEO Mayer Announces Restructuring Plan

    …. “Yahoo cannot win the hearts and minds of users and advertisers with a complex and fragmented portfolio,” Mayer explained. As she has done for the past several years Mayer emphasized “Mavens” growth and revenue. Mavens is mobile, video, native, and social. These four areas brought in $1.6 billion in 2015, representing 45 percent annual revenue…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 17 readers -
  • Yahoo Aviate Adds New Smart Stream But Still Needs Breakout Features

    … day, based on where you are and what you’re doing, allowing us to guide you to the information you want. And, the Smart Stream becomes smarter and more personalized as you use it. I’m a fan of Aviate and its potential to drive engagement and search queries for Yahoo. I was an early user (prior to the acquisition) and I used Aviate quite a bit…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 23 readers -
  • Yahoo Opens Up To Third-Party Measurement For Fraud, Viewability

    … Yahoo said, this week, that it is now offering brands independent verification on display and video advertising for both viewability and fraud measurement. In addition to Yahoo’s own MRC-accredited viewability tool, Prime View, advertisers can use third-party solutions such as comScore, DoubleVerify, Integral Ad Science and Moat. “At Yahoo, we…

    Ginny Marvin/ Marketing Landin Display- 19 readers -
  • Is Yahoo Stealing Mobile Search Share From Bing?

    … Last year, Yahoo began striking out on its own in mobile paid search, marking Yahoo’s first divergence from its search alliance partnership with Microsoft’s Bing Ads. Though Yahoo’s mobile paid search program is still in relative infancy, new data suggest it is starting to take share from its search alliance partner by transitioning traffic…

    Ginny Marvin/ Marketing Landin Paid Search- 16 readers -
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