September 20, 2018 by Michal Wlosik

Data is everywhere; the main challenge for marketers and advertisers is to know how to properly collect and leverage it. With MarTech platforms using data to display personalized messages in owned media, and AdTech platforms using it to display targeted messages in paid media, there is a strong push towards a single technology offering personalization […]

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December 15, 2015 by

Few people realize that the Internet would be quite frustrating if it weren’t for cookies. Without them, we wouldn’t be able to add products to ecommerce shopping carts, we’d have to enter in our login details each time we accessed a website or application, and we’d have to change the default language of multilingual websites with every visit.

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What is Cookie Syncing and How Does it Work?

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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