June 12, 2019 by Michael Sweeney , Maciej Zawadziński

In the early days of online advertising, publishers used ad networks to sell their remnant inventory to advertisers. However, as publishers started using more and more ad networks, it became harder to identify which ad network would sell the most inventory at the best price.

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May 12, 2016 by

There is a lot of talk within the industry about the future of third-party cookies.

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The Benefits Of A First-Party Cookie Approach In Online Advertising

December 15, 2015 by

If you work in online advertising, then you’ve probably heard of cookie syncing. But what is it? How does it work? And why do AdTech and data companies use it? In this post, we’ll take answer those very questions, and many more! You can first start by watching our short video to get an overview […]

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What is Cookie Syncing and How Does it Work?

May 7, 2015 by

Are you reading this post on your mobile device? According to GlobalWebIndex, there is a very good chance that you are. A recent report released by the market-research group states that over 75% of mobile-device owners use their mobile to access the Internet. This increase in mobile usage has touched all areas of the Internet: […]

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Why Cookie Alternatives Are Vital For the Future of Mobile Advertising

April 26, 2013 by

Cookies are a fundamental mechanism used in the advertising industry for ad personalisation and behavioural targeting, re-targeting, frequency capping and much more. Nowadays, a majority of ad technology providers that are disrupting* advertising industry are still relying on cookies to a great extent.

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February 17, 2013 by

Ad invocation codes (called also placement tags or ad codes) are a bit different from web trackers covered in an earlier post. Their main task is to load a creative (an ad) into the placement on a website or in an app. Additionally, they usually are responsible for cookie management, impression tracking, ad rotation, visibility tracking and other tasks.

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Ad serving insights: Ad invocation codes and placement tags

January 6, 2013 by

Cookies were invented in 1994 by Lou Montulli and John Giannandrea, at that time an employees of Netscape Communications. Since then cookies become an inseparable element of every ad technology. Why cookies are so important? Where do they fit in today’s advertising ecosystem? Are they replaceable? What is the future of cookies?

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Cookie tracking in advertising and web analytics

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