SAN FRANCISCO, CA — (March 5, 2014) - Flite, the multi-screen advertising company, today announced a partnership to offer Atlas customers an innovative new solution for display advertising. This partnership brings the Flite Design Studio, with its real-time content advertising features, into the Atlas ad-server solution. Flite is one of the first vendors Atlas has partnered with via a direct API integration.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—(Marketwired - Jan 14, 2014) — Flite, the multi-screen advertising company, and Tapestry today announced that Starcom MediaVest Group client Kellogg Company has won the prestigious Portada Award for "Top Hispanic Digital Advertising Campaign and Execution" at the seventh Annual Hispanic Advertising and Media Conference.
LAS VEGAS, January 5, 2014 — Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG), a division of Publicis Groupe, announced today the launch of CONTENT@SCALE, a next-generation technology platform that will enable marketers to automate and distribute quality content from some of the world's best publishers in real-time. This new platform will allow SMG clients who participate to surface evergreen content from these publishers across a number of categories including entertainment, health, technology, fashion and more, to publish live into paid media and engage consumers with the topics they care most about right now.
Limited creative has truly been the crux of ad blindness and ad blocking issues facing digital advertising today. As seen in AdWeek this morning, Giles shares his perspective on "Why the Humble Banner Ad is Not Dead", and how technological innovations around creative development will help improve digital advertising overall in the 21st century.
As the Web 2.0 tenets of usability and personalization have moved from aspiration to expectation across the Internet, Flash ads have become not only a user nuisance but a poor business decision for advertising stakeholders. Flash ads, previously an innovative method for exposing users to interactive, moving content instead of still images, ceased living up to their value prop around the time the last jewel-tone iMac “Flavour” was unplugged and put away. Recently, as Google’s Flash-blocking policy went into effect, Flash ads went from being unpopular to officially irrelevant.
Display advertising had almost been written off when native advertising made its mark against a backdrop of controversy.
While commentators wrangled over how wide a church-state gap was necessary between advertiser and editorial to skirt ethical issues, both advertisers and publishers assiduously collaborated on native campaigns for one simple reason: They work. By creating advertising that suits the consumption patterns, functionality, topical focus and format of its context, advertisers gave users substantial reason to engage.