May 14, 2020 by

With all the recent news about Google Chrome’s decision to kill off third-party cookies over the next two years, anyone would think it’s the first piece of news the AdTech industry has heard about the end of third-party cookies. But it isn’t.

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How Will Display and Native Advertising Work Without Third-Party Cookies?

April 9, 2020 by

Since Google Chrome announced it’ll stop supporting third-party cookies, publishers, agencies, AdTech companies, and brands have questioned what it will mean for the future of the online advertising industry.

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How Google Chrome’s Privacy Sandbox Will Work + Possible Solutions for AdTech

February 14, 2020 by

On Tuesday the 14th of January, 2020, Google made an announcement that most people in the online advertising industry never thought they would hear — Google will kill off third-party cookies by 2022. Third-party cookies have been the backbone of online advertising for over a decade and power a number of key advertising processes.But what […]

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Google Chrome’s Impact on  AdTech & MarTech  [infographic]

May 30, 2019 by

Cookies remember website configuration, login details and products added to the shopping cart. For years they’ve also been the backbone of online advertising for targeting, retargeting, tracking and attribution. We’ve compiled a list of the most popular web browsers and explain how they handle first-party and third-party cookies. Cookies are currently the most common method […]

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How Different Browsers Handle First-Party and Third-Party Cookies

May 24, 2019 by ,

The lead up to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on May 25, 2018, was akin to previous looming deadlines like the Y2k bug. The anxious anticipation and speculations set the industry on fire: GDPR-themed blog posts, articles, analyses, predictions started spreading like wildfire. In the weeks and months leading up to the […]

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GDPR in AdTech 1 Year On: <br>What’s Changed?

December 20, 2018 by ,

Over the years, cookies have been the lifeblood of online advertising, driving targeted digital marketing and attribution. They are currently the most common method of identifying users online and enabling a personalized browsing experience. However, the growing awareness of privacy issues and the introduction of privacy-centered European laws (GDPR and ePrivacy) has put pressure on […]

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What Facebook's First-Party Cookie Means for AdTech

November 2, 2018 by ,

Cookies remember website configuration (e.g. language preferences), login details, and products added to the shopping cart, even after a user leaves the site, but because cookie files are widely used to collect certain pieces of information, they can also be used to carry out advertising processes like behavioral profiling and retargeting.

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What’s the Difference Between First-Party and Third-Party Cookies?

September 14, 2018 by ,

First-party cookies are the lifeblood of every website, enabling businesses to remember key pieces of information about users and to collect analytics data. Third-party cookies are the bread and butter of AdTech, allowing publishers to monetize their websites, and brands to run advertising and marketing campaigns. However, the introduction of the EU’s General Data-Protection Regulation […]

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What Is a Consent-Management Platform (CMP) and How Does It Work?

October 9, 2017 by

While the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its “baby sister” the ePrivacy Regulation may be full of ambiguous statements and legal jargon, one thing is clear; if you collect data from EU citizens, then your world is going to look a whole lot different come May 25, 2018. Even though most of the […]

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The GDPR Will Drain the AdTech Cookie Pool

September 27, 2017 by

Apple has built a strong reputation as a leader in tech innovation, and has stayed at the forefront of user privacy protection as well. With its update of iOS 11 and Safari, the company is taking the privacy of its customers one step further with a feature known as Intelligent Tracking Prevention.

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What Is Intelligent Tracking Prevention and How Does It Work? [versions 1.0 - 2.3]