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Ad Blocking-Consumer Behavior and Advertiser Concerns

Are You One of the 47% Who Report Ad Blocking?

This Quirk’s Marketing Research Review article, “Your Ad Not Here: Should Marketers Be Worried About Ad-Blocking?” presents statistics and trends related to ad blocking, revealing consumer confusion about the difference between ad-blocking technology and cookie data restriction, and more… See more. . . Source: http://www.quirks.com/articles/2015/20151126-1.aspx

Would You Watch a TrueX Ad For Some Free Web Content?

Fox’s TrueX lets TV viewers choose to watch and interact with a 2-minute ad upfront versus the series of 30s ads spread throughout the programming content. Is this enough to fight ad avoidance? What do consumers choose? See more . . Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/cmo/2015/07/16/foxs-truex-faces-hurdles-in-bid-to-fight-tv-ad-avoidance/

Ad Blocking Won’t Result in a Catastrophe

Current ad-blocking concerns echo earlier fears that surrounded the launch of TiVo and the DVR according to this eMarketer interview with Walt Horstman, President, AudienceXpress.  This article, “Ad Avoidance Isn’t New-It’s Just Evolving,” further discusses the impact of ad blocking.  See more . . Source: http://www.emarketer.com/Article/Ad-Avoidance-Isnt-NewmdashIts-Just-Evolving/1013084

Do Your Intrusive Ads Compel Consumers to Install Ad Blockers?

Ad blockers are being installed to counter intrusive ads, according to 74% of U.S. respondents to the Teads global study, “Why People Block Ads.”  This Media Post article by Tobi Elkin, “80% of People Would Reconsider Installing Ad Blockers, Cite Word-of-Mouth,” examines additional motivations for consumers to use ad blockers online, as well as providing a breakdown of statistics by country. TAG: intrusive ads.  See more . . Source: https://www.morningstar.com/news/pr-news-wire/PRNews_20160129NY10670/teads-releases-global-study-on-why-people-block-ads.html

Consumers Dislike Your Ads and They Are Letting You Know It!

Ad blocking software will be used by 9% of U.S. consumers to opt out of ads in the next three months according to DCN Research Director Rande Price in this article summarizing the organization’s report, “2015 DCN Consumer Ad Block Report.”  The report explains how this statistic was developed, and explores the growing threat from ad blocking software. See more . . Source: https://digitalcontentnext.org/blog/2016/01/05/2015-dcn-consumer-ad-block-report/


Chart Source:   https://blog.pagefair.com/2015/ad-blocking-report/