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Political Advertising In The Spotlight At Programmatic I/O

Given the amount of attention the upcoming presidential election is already receiving, and the number of questions I’ve been getting about how easy it would be to hack the election using TV advertising, I was very anxious to hear Mark Jablonowski, Managing Partner & CTO, at DSPolitical give a talk entitled “How To Capture 2020 […]

 

Expanding the Universe of Television Advertisers

One of the more interesting points made during the Future of Television Show last month was that the ability to run addressable advertising will result in a dramatic expansion in the number of brands that are able to afford to advertise on national TV, bringing that number from a few hundred to a few thousand. […]

 

TV Can’t Operate In A Silo

If there was a single comment that seemed to crystallize one of the key themes coming out of the Future of TV Show in NYC, it was something that Nick Sallon, Head of U.S. News Partnerships at Twitter said, about how TV can no longer afford to operate in a silo and pretend that viewers […]

 

Why Addressable and Programmatic TV Advertising Are Having A Moment

While it’s easy to confuse programmatic and addressable, both seem to be getting the lion’s share of the TV industry’s attention these days. Or at least that part of the TV industry that is focused on advertising, as evidenced by the conversations last week at the Programmatic TV Summit. Since it’s easy to confuse the […]

 

Households vs Persons: TV Data’s Biggest Hurdle

While it’s become increasingly easier to collect data on TV viewers thanks to the shift to digital delivery and innovations like ACR (Automatic Content Recognition), TV data still has a big issue to overcome before it becomes as exact as digital data. That’s because TV viewing is rarely done solo—and so the viewership numbers that […]

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