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Yahoo Improves Web Targeting of Anonymous Visitors

AI plays a big role in this Yahoo announcement, which describes how they’ll use it to put anonymous website visitors into audiences based on how closely they resemble identified users.  As they describe it, Next-Gen Audiences “considers a mix of real-time signals received on the bid request, including content, location, weather, device type, and more” to build anonymous audiences that are more effective than content-based targeting alone.  No cookies or persistent user profiles are involved.  Today’s news is they’ve extended this from in-app inventory to web advertising.

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Persado Tailors AI-Generated Copy to Personal Preferences

February 18, 2022

Automated copy generation vendor Persado has launched new tools to tailor content to personal preferences, at the segment or individual level.  They call their customer-level “Language Profiles” a “new form of first party data” but it’s not clear whether they’re asking customers about the copy they receive or simply observing what they respond to.  If they were really good at this, they’d have known to show me the answer.

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Marketers to Focus on Platforms Not Ad Channels in 2023: IAB Survey

November 29, 2022

This IAB study finds that connected TV and paid search are expected to be the fastest-growing ad channels next year, while linear TV and other traditional media continue to shrink.  More intriguing: marketers are focusing more investment on foundational tools like measurement and first party data, and less on specific ad channels.  Download for deep dives into retail media networks and the metaverse.

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