Marketers And Publishers Must Demand More Answers From Fraud Vendors

Posted by Hagai Shechter on Aug 26, 2016 4:39:27 PM
Transparency seems to be the mantra for ad fraud verification vendors and the value they’re bringing to the industry. However, marketers rarely ask for – and vendors rarely offer – information about why certain traffic is flagged as suspicious.
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Topics: Ad Fraud, Ad Verification

Fraudlogix interview: Identifying, detecting, and terminating ad fraud

Posted by Fraudlogix on Aug 10, 2016 3:18:30 PM

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Topics: Impression Fraud, Supply Side, Ad Fraud, Fake traffic

Some networks monitor publishers for impression fraud all wrong

Posted by Fraudlogix on Jul 5, 2016 9:00:00 AM

For many on the supply side, the onboarding of new publisher partners includes an initial vetting of their traffic, looking for impression fraud and invalid traffic. This quality check is important in the prevention of ad fraud making its way into a platform or exchange. But once publishers are given the green light to sell inventory, are they ever inspected again? They should be.

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Topics: Impression Fraud, Supply Side, Ad Fraud

Cutting out low-quality traffic doesn't mean cutting revenue

Posted by Fraudlogix on Jun 28, 2016 10:41:32 AM

Within the programmatic ad industry, supply side revenue (that of networks, SSPs and exchanges) is directly connected to the amount of traffic that passes through their space, as they get a percentage of the CPM on every transaction. This correlation between traffic volume and revenue is hard to ignore and it has also helped to drive an unfounded fear among some sell siders that any reduction of volume will negatively affect the bottom line. Not true.

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Topics: Supply Side, Ad Fraud, Fake traffic

What to ask before applying a block list to your ad space

Posted by Fraudlogix on Jun 6, 2016 12:00:00 PM

In the battle against ad fraud, some of the basic recommendations to protect ad dollars within the programmatic space is to employ a block list so that ads don’t get served on domains or to IP addresses associated with fraudulent activity. This recommendation has been stressed to both the demand and supply sides of the programmatic ecosystem. And while using a block list can be an important first step to weed out fake traffic, users should not be lulled into a sense of security just because they have one. Here are five questions to ask about a block list before applying it to your space:

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Topics: IP Block List, Ad Fraud, Fake traffic

Five misconceptions about fake traffic in the programmatic ad space

Posted by Fraudlogix on May 25, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Ad fraud continues to make headlines and move to the forefront of the industry's mind—or at least it should—as spending increases within the programmatic landscape. While it’s important to acknowledge the ad fraud problem and look for ways to combat it, there are a few reoccurring misconceptions about it. Here are five of them:  

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Topics: Ad Fraud

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Fraudlogix was founded in 2010 by industry veterans with a deep understanding of the digital ad ecosystem. We cater to the unique challenges faced by the supply side and DSPs within the programmatic marketplace and deal with ad fraud and brand security on a daily basis. Within the Fraudlogix Blog we share our expert insight, specifically for the supply side and DSPs.


 

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