Test results are in: the promise of mobile app bidding has become a reality

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | by: Jayme Farrell-Ranker

Mobile app advertising is increasingly moving more holistically towards programmatic buying methods, an approach designed to increase both overall ad revenue for publishers and supply access for buyers. It’s the mobile app world’s version of header bidding; at MoPub, our in-app bidding solution is known as Advanced Bidding. In-app bidding is a hot topic across the industry — but does it work? This piece details MoPub’s approach to running A/B tests designed to uncover the impact of Advanced Bidding compared to a traditional waterfall-based mediation approach. read more

Driving demand-side efficiency with Smart Supply

Thursday, June 06, 2019 | by: Samantha Solmonson

MoPub is dedicated to developing innovative exchange efficiencies that help maximize scale and performance while limiting excess costs and waste for our demand partners. Smart Supply is one example of how we are driving buy-side efficiencies through product innovation. read more

MoPub launches Pixalate pre-bid IVT filtering for Marketplace

Thursday, May 30, 2019 | by: Samantha Solmonson

In January of this year, we announced post-bid traffic quality partnerships with Pixalate and DoubleVerify, two of the leading MRC-accredited vendors in invalid traffic (IVT) management. Today, we are happy to announce that we’ve expanded our partnership with Pixalate to include pre-bid IVT filtering. read more

MoPub launches support for app-ads.txt

Wednesday, May 08, 2019 | by: Samantha Solmonson

In a recent blog post, we discussed the importance of leveraging the IAB’s app-ads.txt spec in order to combat unauthorized reselling and app spoofing. As we have seen with the widespread adoption of its desktop counterpart, MoPub believes app-ads.txt will help create a trusted environment for in-app ad buying and selling. MoPub is happy to announce that we are now supporting the IAB’s most recent version of the app-ads.txt specification. read more

The next step in preserving supply quality: app-ads.txt

Thursday, March 14, 2019 | by: Samantha Solmonson

The original ads.txt specification (“ads” stands for “Authorized Digital Sellers”) was developed by the IAB Tech Lab in the spring of 2017 to counter this type of fraud, and also to help publishers reign in the unauthorized reselling of their inventory, a practice that has become particularly rampant in the desktop/web environment. Learn how this applies to the in-app environment. read more

Partner Spotlight: Remerge defines quality

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | by: Eirini Polydora

Partner Spotlight is a series on our blog where we hear directly from advertisers, agencies, DSPs, publishers, and partners about industry hot topics, challenges, predictions, and more. In this edition we discuss the concept of "quality" with Aoife Cassidy, Director of Partnerships at Remerge. read more

Partner Spotlight: Diving into quality with DoubleVerify

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 | by: Elizabeth Gilmore

In this edition of our Partner Spotlight series, we interview Roy Rosenfeld, VP of Product and head of the Fraud Lab at DoubleVerify. We're focusing on quality, and Roy shares what "quality" means in the mobile app world, as well as market misconceptions. read more

MoPub Analytics: Fast, intuitive, and visual access to your data

Wednesday, February 06, 2019 | by: Michal Jacobsberg-Reiss

Today we’re excited to announce that we’re launching a new analytics solution: MoPub Analytics. It’s fast, offers a wide range of visualizations, and is built with an intuitive user experience in mind. This new solution provides our clients with a number of new capabilities beyond what they've had access to in the past, while at the same time ensuring that they can continue running their core reporting use cases. read more

Eight New Year’s resolutions for DSP success

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 | by: Tarika Soni

DSPs, are you ready to maximize your mobile programmatic ad buys in 2019? It's not too late to make your resolutions: from understanding the (hyper)casual gaming audience to embracing new technologies, we've got eight key resolutions to help you hit the ground running this year. read more

MoPub announces traffic quality partnerships with Pixalate and DoubleVerify

Tuesday, January 08, 2019 | by: Elizabeth Gilmore

Traffic quality is a top priority for MoPub and our clients, and invalid traffic (IVT) is an industry-wide concern. Today marks the launch of our comprehensive, multi-step approach to ensuring traffic quality through direct integrations with best-in-class IVT-management vendors while continuing to leverage Twitter’s global policy operations resources to enforce stringent policies for controlling traffic quality across our exchange. read more

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