Chicago – August 5, 2020 – Centro(https://www.centro.net), a global provider of advertising technology, announced transparency requirements that bridge the relationship between programmatic marketers and publishers. Now, advertising exchanges and advertising networks that want ad spend from Centro will need to implement sellers.json and SupplyChain Object. Centro will block ad intermediaries that do not comply. Centro is also setting a ‘two-hop’ limit, whereby its demand side platform (DSP) will accept an impression only when an exchange works with a publisher directly, or when an exchange works with an ad monetization intermediary that works with the publisher directly. Centro’s efforts to create more direct supply paths have led to recent integrations with supply partners Connatix, ENGINE Media Exchange (EMX), IronSource, Mediavine, and Unity.
The Cassandra team recently hosted a webinar with The Infatuation, a resource for restaurant reviews and guides, “The Eternal City: Gen Z, Millennials and the Future of Urban Living,” where we examined trends among urban Gen Z and Millennials. What are their attitudes around urban living in the future, where are they rethinking their daily lives, and how will they lead us out to a future “normal”?
It’s almost the middle of summer, a time when Americans are traditionally on their annual summer vacation, planning to go on vacation, or have recently come back from one. But with COVID-19 have Americans changed their summer vacation and travel plans? According to the ENGINE Insights Summer Vacation survey, 41% of Americans have cancelled their summer vacations due to COVID-19, 19% have postponed them, and only 7% have gone or plan to go on a vacation this summer.
At ENGINE Media Solutions we are uniquely positioned to solve these problems, as we own an SSP and Exchange, ENGINE Media Exchange (EMX), built for CTV, that has hundreds of direct integrations with both the premium content apps, as well as the aggregators, distributed across all TV manufactures and streaming devices for CTV.
The July 4th holiday, also known as Independence Day, is one of the most popular holidays in the U.S. It is a time when family and friends come together to celebrate with BBQs, picnics, fireworks and patriotic decorations to honor the country’s official anniversary of U.S. independence. But with COVID-19, have these time-honored traditions changed?
The ENGINE Insights team conducted a survey to discover what Americans think about the ruling and whether Pride Month should be celebrated alongside the Black Lives Matter Movement. In addition, an earlier survey asked Americans about their thoughts on how the LGBTQ+ community is represented in the media and which individuals are an inspiration in advocating for equality.
Cassandra, ENGINE’s youth and culture experts, have leveraged their knowledge of these generations to take the long view into how COVID-19 will impact Gen Zs and Millennials, their values, their behaviors, and even how culture moves forward and evolves with its bi-weekly report, “Life Interrupted.”
These Online CARAVAN® omnibus surveys were conducted March 13-15, March 20-22, March 27-29, April 3-5, April 10-12, April 17-19, April 24-26, and May 1-3, 2020. Approximately 1000 adults selected from opt-in panels were surveyed each time. The results are also weighted to U.S. Census data to be demographically representative.
Yesterday, our colleagues in the US were awarded the prestigious Webby award for their work with HBO in the social category “Best Overall Social Presence – Media/Entertainment 2020.” The Webbys honor the best of the internet and recognize the year’s greatest, and most important, digital projects. Check out the winning work here.
This Sunday, May 10th is Mother’s Day, and it will be an unparalleled one as Americans across the nation are faced with COVID-19 and what that means for one of our most celebrated and beloved holidays. The ENGINE Insights team conducted a survey to discover just how the coronavirus will be impacting all of us this Mother’s Day – from how and where we are shopping to whether we plan to visit our Mothers in-person (and the precautions we will be taking) to virtual plans.