mobile video ads

Infographic: Latest Twitter Study Sheds Light on Just How Well Video Is Doing

As video continues to take over social media feeds as the preferred mode of content, Twitter is tracking the nuances of this trend within its own network to help advertising partners get an idea of who's watching what, when they're watching it and whether t

Flipboard Is Now Offering Vertical Video Ads That Act Like GIFs

Flipboard, the mobile publishing app with 90 million monthly readers, is launching a vertical video ad unit Wednesday with independent film distributor Bleecker Street as its first buyer.

Instagram Is Now Letting Marketers Use Videos in Its Swipeable Carousel Ads


Google Unveils New Programmatic Native and Full-Screen Mobile Video Ads

Google is now offering programmatic ads for native content and mobile video publishers, working with its DoubleClick clients like eBay. Such publishers can make native ad units available for programmatic demand on Google's open-auction and private marketplaces. The feature is now available in apps and will be available within a few months for cross-screen native ads.

Twitter Is Now Letting Apps Advertise With Video

Twitter's video ads are looking for a little more action. For the first time, the microblogging platform is allowing advertisers to drive app installs directly from promoted videos, the company announced today.

More Autoplay Ads Are Coming to Mobile, but That Could Be a Good Thing

Ad-tech companies Virool and Rubicon Project today are taking their nascent mobile video advertising partnership into the programmatic arena.

Wendy’s Joins the Pinterest Movement With These Cool Cinematic Pins

Pinterest is all about the future. People pinning their digital desires—dream weddings, homes, vacations, wardrobes—give marketers a glimpse into their purchasing plans.

Here’s Why Mobile Video Is Confusing and Scares Advertisers

There is a consensus in advertising that mobile video is the future, but that future is still hazy. Mobile video can run in apps like Facebook, Snapchat and YouTube or be bought through ad networks that serve the mobile Web. There are six-second, 15-second and 30-second formats, and there are Gifs. There also are ways to measure by impression or engagement.

K-Swiss Shows Why Kik Video Could Be Huge for Brands

Kik has launched a new video ad experience—and it appears to really get people watching by offering rewards for their time. The millennial-minded messaging app is letting users choose which ads to watch in exchange for points, and one of the first major brands to try a campaign is K-Swiss, a footwear marketer looking for a resurgence.

Infographic: YouTube Ads Are Reportedly Viewable 91% of the Time

Google has new insights for the industry worried about viewability, one of the top concerns facing the digital marketing world this year.