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

Ad fraud is not the problem…

Posted by Hagai Shechter on Feb 5, 2016 12:00:00 AM

As far back as 1998 when I first started my career in the online advertising space, fraud was one of the industry’s biggest threats (even if many advertisers didn’t necessarily realize it). Some thought that their abysmal performance metrics were due to poor creatives, lack of detailed tracking systems or they chalked it up to a simple “that’s how internet advertising works”. With time we began to understand that ad fraud was a contributing factor to poor performance metrics. At first we didn’t have the proper understanding of it, much less the proper tools to identify it, and so the fraudsters were for the most part one step ahead in the arms race.

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Topics: Cost of Ad Fraud, Supply Side

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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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