Skip to main content
Instapage

IAB releases schema standard for dynamic content ads

iab-logo-1920

The IAB Tech Lab released a standard for dynamic content ads this week for public comment. The standard is a schema (structured meta data) aimed at increasing the relevancy of ads — and eliminating the need for creating dozens of ad variations — by automatically tailoring ads based on user factors such as gender, location, weather and language.

The new standard is designed to function across devices and screen sizes as well as ad types including display, video, audio, native, or social.

A tool powered by dynamic ad platform Jivox on the IAB site shows examples of dynamic creative based on gender and weather, as shown in the two versions below, and geography and language. The tool also shows the JSON objects corresponding to the dynamic elements that developers can download.
dynamic-weather-gender-ad-female-reidynamic-weather-gender-ad-male-rei

Cary Tilds, Chief Innovation Officer, GroupM, and Co-Chair of the IAB Tech Lab Dynamic Content Ad Standard Working Group, said in a statement, “Dynamic creative will help lay the critical foundation for a future where creative meets technology in a much more rigorous way, eventually supporting the emergence of artificial intelligence in digital advertising, allowing creativity to become even more relevant.”

“In the same way programmatic media platforms revolutionized media buying, the IAB’s groundbreaking new standard will fuel the growth of programmatic and dynamic creative, and advance the entire digital advertising ecosystem,” said Diaz Nesamoney, CEO, Jivox, and Co-Chair of the IAB Tech Lab Dynamic Content Ad Standard Working Group.

The public comments on the schema are welcome through November 28, 2016 via email at dynamiccontentads@iab.com.  The IAB Tech Lab Dynamic Content Ad Standard Working Group will then make any necessary revisions and release the final version.



via Marketing Land

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

How to Get SMS Alerts for Gmail via Twitter

How do you get SMS notifications on your mobile phone for important emails in your Gmail? Google doesn’t support text notifications for their email service but Twitter does. If we can figure out a way to connect our Twitter and Gmail accounts, the Gmail notifications can arrive as text on our mobile via Twitter. Let me explain:Twitter allows you to follow any @user via a simple SMS. They provide short codes for all countries (see list) and if you text FOLLOW to this shortcode following by the  username, any tweets from that user will arrive in your phone as text notifications. For instance, if you are in the US, you can tweet FOLLOW labnol to 40404 to get my tweets as text messages. Similarly, users in India can text FOLLOW labnol to 9248948837 to get the tweets via SMS.The short code service of Twitter can act as a Gmail SMS notifier. You create a new Twitter account, set the privacy to private and this account will send a tweet when you get a new email in Gmail. Follow this account …

Another SEO tool drops the word “SEO”

This guest post is by Majestic’s Marketing Director, Dixon Jones, who explains the reasons for their recent name change.
Majestic, the link intelligence database that many SEOs have come to use on a daily basis, has dropped the “SEO” from it’s brand and from its domain name, to become majestic.com. Since most people won’t have used Google’s site migration tool before, here’s what it looks like once you press the “go” button:

In actual fact – there’s a minor bug in the tool. The address change is to the https version of majestic.com (which GWT makes us register as a separate site) but that message incorrectly omits that. Fortunately, elsewhere in GWT its clear the omission is on Google’s side, not a typo from the SEO. It is most likely that the migration tool was developed before the need for Google to have separate verification codes for http and https versions of the site.
The hidden costs of a name change
There were a few “nay sayers” on Twitter upset that Majestic might be deserting it…

6 types of negative SEO to watch out for

The threat of negative SEO is remote but daunting. How easy is it to for a competitor to ruin your rankings, and how do you protect your site? But before we start, let’s make sure we’re clear on what negative SEO is, and what it definitely isn’t.Negative SEO is a set of activities aimed at lowering a competitor’s rankings in search results. These activities are more often off-page (e.g., building unnatural links to the site or scraping and reposting its content); but in some cases, they may also involve hacking the site and modifying its content.Negative SEO isn’t the most likely explanation for a sudden ranking drop. Before you decide someone may be deliberately hurting your rankings, factor out the more common reasons for ranking drops. You’ll find a comprehensive list here.Negative off-page SEOThis kind of negative SEO targets the site without internally interfering with it. Here are the most common shapes negative off-page SEO can take.Link farmsOne or two spammy links likely won’…