Eye Tracking Shows Mobile Video Ads Embedded in Articles Perform Better Than on Social

Teads study bodes well for publishers

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A new report that used eye tracking to understand user engagement with mobile video suggests certain types of video ads on publishers' websites perform better than those on social media.

According to a study by Teads, a video technology platform that works with many of the world's top publishers, users spent 24 percent more time watching video ads within premium content on websites than they did watching video ads in social feeds. The results showed that ad recall was twice as high for in-article video as it was for skippable preroll and drove purchase intent 27 percent higher than skippable preroll ads or video ads in social feeds.



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