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Blog Aug. 22, 2016 | Share

Players vs Referees in the Digital Advertising World

Establishing a clear definition of roles between players and referees is central to the smooth, fair running of sporting contests. The presence of an impartial third party facilitates even treatment of both sides, ensures that rules are consistently applied, and delivers an end result which can be trusted. The same principles can be applied to the digital... Read more

Blog Aug. 22, 2016 | Share

Ad Fraud in Mobile Advertising: The Next Battleground

The often-quoted suggestion that “the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing” was first uttered long before sophisticated digital advertising fraud threatened marketing budgets around the globe, but the principles have never been more relevant. The tools to combat fraud exist, but a proactive and informed effort... Read more

Blog Jul. 15, 2016 | Share

Premium Publishers Drive Much Higher Brand Lift, Particularly Mid-Funnel

Premium Publishers Drive Much Higher Brand Lift, Particularly Mid-Funnel

comScore recently conducted research examining the branding effectiveness of digital display and video ads appearing on Digital Content Next (DCN) member sites compared to non-member sites. DCN is a consortium of digital publishers whose brands have a direct relationship with the consumer and therefore are more likely to be household names and are generally... Read more

Presentation Jul. 14, 2016 | Share

The Halo Effect: How Advertising on Premium Publishers Drives Higher Ad Effectiveness

The Halo Effect: How Advertising on Premium Publishers Drives Higher Ad Effectiveness

comScore conducted research to examine the branding effectiveness of digital display and video ads appearing on Digital Content Next (DCN) member sites, a group of brand name media generally considered to be “premium publishers,” as compared to other publishers. The research demonstrates that premium publisher do drive higher brand lift effectiveness... Read more

Presentation Jul. 11, 2016 | Share

Impressions vs. Eyeballs: What Are You Really Buying?

Impressions vs. Eyeballs: What Are You Really Buying?

When advertisers put money on campaigns, what they are looking for is audience, i.e. eyeballs. But what is bought are actually impressions, which are just ad-served onto pages and sites. Was that impression served to a real human rather than a bot? Was that ad actually in the browser-viewable window or was it below-the-fold? Or even in a tab that is... Read more

Blog Jul. 8, 2016 | Share

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research on How Marketers Can Minimize Losses Caused by Bogus Web Traffic

comScore in Journal of Advertising Research

In the following article entitled “Fraud in Digital Advertising: A Multibillion-Dollar Black Hole,” comScore Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus Gian Fulgoni identifies a variety of creative and sophisticated ways for smart marketers, faced with the challenges of digital ad fraud, to ensure they can still reach their target segments in a cost-effective... Read more

Press Release Jun. 27, 2016 | Share

Platform One Demand-Side Platform MarketOne® Leverages comScore validated Campaign EssentialsTM (vCE®) to Measure Digital Campaign Viewability

comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) today announced that Platform One demand-side platform MarketOne® has leveraged comScore validated Campaign EssentialsTM (vCE®) for digital campaign viewability measurement. comScore vCE allows advertisers to measure the in-view rate for each campaign and optimise ad delivery to improve digital advertising return on... Read more

Case Study Jun. 23, 2016 | Share

Activating Inventory to Unlock Revenue: A Hearst Case Study

Activating Inventory to Unlock Revenue: A Hearst Case Study

In this case study, learn how comScore Activation provided Hearst with an automated solution for creating custom packages, resulting in greater scale, higher CPMs and greatly improved efficiency. Read more

Blog Jun. 20, 2016 | Share

Ad Fraud: Digital’s Newest Bad Guy

Ad Fraud: Digital’s Newest Bad Guy

Several years ago we, as an industry, asked ourselves: should a non-viewable impression be considered a valid one? After countless industry discussions, analyses, and studies, we concluded the answer to this question is an unequivocal “no.” After all, if an ad is not seen, then it can’t possibly do its job of having an impact on the consumer. Read more

Presentation Jun. 17, 2016 | Share

How delivery and brand/sales impact can drive digital advertising ROI

In the session, comScore discussed the key challenges preventing digital advertising from realising its full potential and how these challenges can be addressed. Read more