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Social Video Advertising Views Soar to Record Highs in 2012

Social Video Advertising Views Soar to Record Highs in 2012

In part due to the Super Bowl and all the attention it brings, the first quarter of any year is going to look inflated.  But year-over-year, people watched 40% more advertising than 2011 and 225% more from 2010, according to a study by Visible Measures.  ...

Brightroll & Google Team Up for Video Advertising in Mobile Apps

Brightroll & Google Team Up for Video Advertising in Mobile Apps

Google and Brightroll today announced a new partnership that will see Brightroll pre-roll video advertising inventory being pulled into mobile apps through the AdMob SDK and the Brightroll AdMob Adapter. This makes Brightroll the first video advertising network to be integrated with the AdMob product.

The Most Shared Branded Online Video Ads For April 2012

The Most Shared Branded Online Video Ads For April 2012

Think nothing interesting ever happens in Belgium? Think again. TNT's Dramatic Surprise, filmed in a sleepy Belgian town to promote the launch of TV channel TNT, soared up Unruly’s Global Ads Chart last month.  Not only did it take top spot during April, but it has ...

2012 London Olympics to be Largest In-Stream Video Advertising Event Ever?

2012 London Olympics to be Largest In Stream Video Advertising Event Ever?

Yes, even the Olympics is getting in on the live streaming action this year. Now, no matter where you are or what timezone you're in you'll be able to catch you favorite Olympic events either live or on-demand.

YouTube Sends Envoys, Plays and Money to Push Video Advertising

YouTube Sends Envoys, Plays and Money to Push Video Advertising

This morning, Baljeet Singh, YouTube group product manager, introduced a number of new products, resources, and tools aimed at helping “even more businesses play big with video.”  In other words, YouTube is sending envoys, plays and money to boost video advertising via Google AdWords for video. ...

TV-Style Metrics Coming to Online Video Advertising, Will They Help or Hinder Uptake?

TV Style Metrics Coming to Online Video Advertising, Will They Help or Hinder Uptake?

AOL is using Nielsen Ratings, Google is developing its own TV-like metric. It seems the race is on to steal those ad dollars away from TV and put them on the web. Since it wasn't working with standard online metrics, they decided to beat TV ...

Video Ad Impressions Reach Record Numbers in March 2012

Video Ad Impressions Reach Record Numbers in March 2012

Toot the tooters and clink the clinkers, honk the honkers and hoot the hooters, it's comScore video metrix time again. OK, maybe skip the hooters. Did you know that 181 million Americans watched video online in March? Did you know that online video advertising impressions ...

Auto Makers Latest to See Value in Personalized Video Ads

Auto Makers Latest to See Value in Personalized Video Ads

Over the past few months I've talked about personalized video ads from products like Mixpo's SmartVideo and now Eyeview, who's been pulling down some serious investor cash to develop its personalized video advertising technology which has not caught on among auto industry leaders like Mazda, ...

Brightroll Expands Real-Time Exchange with New Features for Better Digital Video Ad Campaigns

Brightroll Expands Real Time Exchange with New Features for Better Digital Video Ad Campaigns

Brightroll has announced three new tools that will be integrated into their real-time video ad exchange, BRX, to help digital video advertisers get more out of their campaigns and hopefully to move them towards purchasing more. “Buyer tools have become increasingly critical as advertiser spending ...

Video is Now Working: Publishers & Advertisers Get it, and Taboola is Proof

Video is Now Working: Publishers & Advertisers Get it, and Taboola is Proof

The video industry is growing fast. According to eMarketer video advertising on its own is considered to have the fastest growth trajectory versus all other online ad formats and is expected to surpass rich media display in terms of total ad spending. As David Hallerman, eMarketer principal analyst put it, "...the growing ...

IAB Adds Skippable Linear Ads to VAST 3.0 Guidelines, I Like it!

IAB Adds Skippable Linear Ads to VAST 3.0 Guidelines, I Like it!

The IAB has recognized the power of giving consumers the choice of skipping ads in online video by including a guideline in VAST 3.0 which is open for feedback until early May. Along with Skippable Linear Ads, Ad Pods are being introduced which are "a ...

US Marketers See Big Opportunity for Online Video Advertising in Europe

US Marketers See Big Opportunity for Online Video Advertising in Europe

comScore's recently published statistics for online video viewing and video ad exposure in the Europe reveals the biggest growth lies in video ad consumption in the UK  - 80% of online Brits saw an online video in January 2012: and of these 64 percent were ...

YouTube Launches New Ad Model - Sponsorships to Trump Demographics for Channel Buys

YouTube Launches New Ad Model   Sponsorships to Trump Demographics for Channel Buys

YouTube is set to change up the way it's placing ads on its video channels. Move over demographic targeting, hello Sponsorship deals. A sponsorship package includes companion display ads, overlay and pre-rolls to give a brand complete placement on certain channels.

New TubeMogul and TrialPay Deal Brings Real-time Bidding to Social Video Ads in Games

New TubeMogul and TrialPay Deal Brings Real time Bidding to Social Video Ads in Games

Ah yes, my friends, another cross-coverage story for me and with some of my favorite people, TubeMogul. OK, so I haven't actually met anyone from TubeMogul, but I like their products. Now, they're expanding the options available to their customers in a somewhat unique way, ...

Bandwidth Aware Mobile Video Ads with GoldSpot

Bandwidth Aware Mobile Video Ads with GoldSpot

Normally, if you're on a mobile phone, you don't want to be bothered with video ads. On top of that, most big networks are now going to bandwidth capping, even on their so-called 'unlimited' data plans. So the last thing you want is advertising to ...