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Will Digital Ads Become Less Effective?

Sponsored by Meta

A new study by Meta concludes that changes in how data is used in online advertising can have a significant negative impact on the effectiveness of digital ad campaigns. This research can help us understand what work the industry can prioritize to help advertisers in a privacy-conscious environment.

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The ARF 5th Annual Privacy Study

One of the ARF’s most anticipated reports for both membership and the press, the 2022 Privacy Study surveyed 1,273 American consumers from May 14th to 27th, 2022. This was done via a Qualtrics online sample and platform. The report contains perennial questions regarding mobile and PC usage, willingness to share digital data, trust and how well privacy terms are understood. In the latest report, questions about the acceptability of using personal data under various circumstances and for various purposes were also added.

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The New ARF Privacy Study

The ARF’s latest Privacy Study, to be released next week, provides new insights on trends in consumers’ concerns and attitudes regarding sharing personal data. Read more »

Explaining Algorithmic Decisions to Ensure Perceived Fairness

  • MSI

What kind of interface does your ecommerce website or app use? How does that affect the customer experience? These are important questions because how your purchase interface is framed affects the customer experience along the entire decision journey, according to this MSI working paper. “Quantity-integrated” formats, where the customer indicates simultaneously whether and how much to buy of something, are more profitable than sequential formats, where the customer is first asked for their purchase decision, followed by a specific quantity.

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FTC Says: Stop Misleading Data Claims

“Companies that make false claims about anonymization can expect to hear from the FTC,” wrote Kristin Cohen, an Acting Associate Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) privacy and identity division, in a recent blog post.

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Bots Don’t Buy

A marketing analyst finds that bots cause several problems for digital advertising and suggests a solution. 

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What Drives Consumers to Share Their Data in Addressable TV?

  • JOURNAL OF ADVERTISING RESEARCH

Addressable advertising on television enables better targeting and measurement of TV ad campaigns, but gaining access to consumer data is essential for its effectiveness and development. So, what can advertisers do to make people more willing to share their data? New research offers insights into developing personalization initiatives aimed at alleviating privacy concerns.

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Identity Resolution Group: Demystifying Data Cleanrooms

  • By Claudia Chang (Clear Channel Outdoor, Young Pros Officer)
  • ARF Cross-Platform Measurement Council

Data clean room technology has had a place in the advertising ecosystem for years but has become increasingly prominent in today’s landscape where major disruptions in data governance and privacy are emerging. Data cleanroom companies provide environments for two or more companies to share first-party data in a neutral, secure, privacy-compliant manner. They are used for activation, media measurement, and insights. At this event, Working Group Chair Sable Mi (VP of Analytics, Epsilon) moderated a powerful discussion with guests Alya Adelman (Director of Product, Blockgraph), Devon DeBlasio (VP of Product Marketing, InfoSum), Matt Karasick (Chief Product Officer, Habu), and Alysia Melisaratos (Head of Solutions Engineering, LiveRamp) to unpack the value that data clean rooms can provide.

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