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WHEN PROGRAMMATIC BECOMES PROBLEMATIC

May 3, 2017

Programmatic advertising is the automated process of buying and selling ad inventory through an exchange, connecting advertisers and publishers. This process uses artificial intelligence technologies and real-time bidding for inventory across mobile, display, video and social channels. Programmatic media buying has rapidly transformed the purchasing of advertising. Digiday reports that 45 percent of brands now […]

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Giant Media uses Data Science to Better Understand Market

April 11, 2017

Excerpt from Forbes Article published on April 7, about data science and how it benefits publishers and brands: Data is giving time a run for its money because of its ability to deliver more revenue-building value thanks to the injection of science into the equation. Now, data science is essentially helping brands and publishers generate more […]

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Appearing in the wrong place at the wrong time.

ARE YOUR BRANDS SAFE? AT&T, Verizon, Johnson & Johnson, and many other major U.S. brands and advertisers are pulling hundreds of millions of dollars in business from Google and its video service YouTube. These brands were notified that their ads appeared alongside offensive or extremist content – such as videos by white supremacists or hate […]

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Is Digital the New Traditional?

March 2, 2017

AS TV VIEWERS FLOCK TO DIGITAL, SO SHOULD ADVERTISERS Many Americans are cutting the cord, and plugging it back into other devices. The number of U.S. households that stream over-the-top video using a subscription video on demand service has risen to 57%, according to a new report from Leichtman Research Group. Networks are fending off […]

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The best influence?

February 13, 2017

Gone are the days of celebrity endorsements. Consumers have moved on from those they admire to those they trust. In fact, according to Ambassador Marketing, 74% of consumers identify word-of-mouth as a key influencer in their purchasing decision. How effective can word-of-mouth actually be? Collaborating with social media influencers is now one of the most effective ways to […]

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Benefits of Outstream Video Advertising

February 16, 2017

Although In-stream is currently the dominant choice for video advertising, due to the benefits and advantages of Outstream video ads, this is changing. Instream’s popularity is largely due to the fact that it’s been around the longest. Outstream video is still a new concept that is slowly gaining steam. A lot of agencies and brands […]

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What is Outstream Video?

January 23, 2017

What is Outstream video? It’s a new, superior video advertising format. It is different than In-stream which is currently the most popular video ad format. In this article, you’ll learn about the two. We’ll cover the main pros and cons of both In-stream and Outstream video ads. In-stream or Outstream Video Advertising? I have no […]

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Giant Media Partners with LiveRamp to Enhance Technology Platform

January 10, 2017

Giant Media, a leader in outstream video and native advertising solutions, today announced an official partnership with LiveRamp™, an Acxiom® company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution. Through the partnership, Giant Media can integrate third-party data distributed via LiveRamp into Giant’s advanced targeting platform, significantly enhancing its ability to successfully reach the right audiences […]

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The Future of Video Advertising in 3 Simple Trends

December 9, 2016

In the next couple of years, digital video is going to continue to grow—that’s a given. According to eMarketer, we’re looking at double-digit rates: it’s estimated that through 2020, U.S. digital video ad spending will continue to grow at a pace that exceeds TV advertising. By contrast, T.V. ad spending growth will be at rates […]

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IBM Watson Now Powering Giant Media’s Outstream Targeting Platform

November 16, 2016

Giant Media, a leading video advertising company, has integrated IBM Watson into its advertising platform for advertisers to better deliver personalized video advertisement to targeted audiences. Killington Resort in Vermont is one of the early adopters of this Giant Media’s targeting technology with Watson that has seen a 2.5x improved click through rate (CTR). Watson […]

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