Sourcepoint Barokas’ Melds Ad Transactions To Beat Blockers

If you believe some of the market research about the prevalence of consumer ad blocking, the sky is falling on a publishing industry that has long depended on advertising. Those surveys may or may not be wholly accurate, but Ben Barokas is intent on solving the problem. Whilst working as general manager of marketplace development at Google, […]

 

Ad Blocking Is Symptom Of Customer Abuse

According to PageFair’s latest report, ad blocking grew by 41% globally in the last 12 months and there are now 198 million active adblock users around the world. That fact is worrying advertisers. But what’s the reason? Over-zealous publishers who litter their pages with ads that clutter users’ experience, say a couple of executives who […]