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Report: CTV success leads to fraud schemes spike

Findings from digital media measurement, data and analytics software platform DoubleVerify (DV) suggest there has been a record spike in fraud schemes. DV’s 2022 Global Insights Report, analyses media quality and performance trends from more than one trillion impressions delivered across over 2,100 brands in 80 markets. “The good news is that verification is working,” […]

May 16, 2022

VideoByte partners with DoubleVerify

VideoByte, a provider of Connected TV (CTV) advertising technology, selects DoubleVerify as their premiere partner to ensure the VideoByte platform benefits advertisers, publishers, and users with quality data and controls. DoubleVerify is a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, with strong capabilities in CTV inventory and the app ecosystem. With the […]

April 12, 2022

DoubleVerify exposes ViperBot

DoubleVerify, a software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, has announced the discovery of ‘ViperBot’, a sophisticated advertising fraud scheme that attempts to steal over $8 million (€7.2m) each month in ad spend across two of the industry’s most in-demand channels: connected television (CTV) and mobile video. Through ViperBot, fraudsters strip the code […]

March 24, 2022

NBCUniversal unveils ‘converged, data-driven future’

At One22, NBCUniversal’s second annual local-to-global developer conference, the company laid out its vision for industry interoperability and cross-platform activation with new partner integrations and enhancements and updates to the company’s One Platform technology stack. Specifically, NBCUniversal says it is fully enabling programmatic buying on streaming platform Peacock and enabling programmatic guaranteed activation of NBCUnified […]

March 22, 2022

DoubleVerify earns MRC Accreditation for programmatic

DoubleVerify, a software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, today announced that it has been granted accreditation by the Media Rating Council (MRC) across its suite of programmatic targeting services. The following services are now accredited: Fraud/IVT (SIVT and GIVT) Avoidance for desktop, mobile web, mobile apps, and connected TV (CTV), including platform-wide […]

March 3, 2022

Data: Holiday season ad fraud on the rise

Findings from digital media measurement, data and analytics software platform DoubleVerify (DV) highlight the prevalence of advertising fraud in online video and streaming amid the 2021 holiday season, undermining media quality and campaign effectiveness. DV analyses over two billion ad impressions per day, identifying comprehensive fraud and sophisticated invalid traffic (SIVT) from hijacked devices to […]

December 16, 2021

DoubleVerify: “Attention becoming dominant ad currency”

Ex-Adobe, and now DoubleVerify (DV)’s RVP of Northern Europe, Nick Reid, has shared his industry outlook and predictions for 2022. DV is a software platform for digital media measurement. It protects global brands (e.g. Vodafone), social media platforms (e.g. TikTok, Facebook) and publishers to ensure viewable, fraud-free, and brand-safe ads. Reid commented: “There are two […]

November 24, 2021

DoubleVerify to acquire OpenSlate

DoubleVerify (DV), a software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, has entered into an agreement to acquire OpenSlate, a pre-campaign contextual targeting platform that enables brands to align advertising with suitable or contextually relevant content across social video and CTV. The acquisition of OpenSlate is a cash and stock transaction valued at $150 […]

November 10, 2021

DoubleVerify and Innovid expand partnership

DoubleVerify (DV), a software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, and Innovid, an independent connected TV (CTV) advertising delivery and measurement platform, today announced an expansion of their partnership to support the automation of DoubleVerify’s DV Video OmniTag. Innovid and DV’s partnership began in 2014 with the aim of automating unnecessary manual work for advertisers […]

November 8, 2021

Study: Ad fraud held under 1% in TAG-certified channels

The digital ad industry reached a milestone accomplishment in its decade-long battle against ad fraud by holding invalid traffic (IVT), a key measure of such fraud, below 1 per cent in US supply chain channels where multiple participants had adopted the same high anti-fraud standards, according to a study released by the Trustworthy Accountability Group […]

November 5, 2021