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Total digital advertising spending will reach $520 billion by 2023; rising from $294 billion in 2019. The figures are contained in a new study by Juniper Research. One in five of those dollars will be lost to fraud, revealed in figures contained in separate research by the company. According to

Mobile app brand safety violations have grown by almost 200 per cent in the last year – as users’ content consumption patterns and corresponding ad budgets increasingly shift to mobile. The data is contained in a new report from Double Verify which also reveals that the number of CTV and

Advertisers will lose $42 billion of ad spend globally this year to fraudulent activities committed via online, mobile and in-app advertising. Forty. Two. Billion. The figures are contained in a new study by Juniper Research. The figure is bad, but it’s even worse when you realise that it’s accelerating. Back

DoubleVerify released a quarterly report last week which suggests a huge increase in the release of fraudulent apps into the mobile ecosystem. That’s important because, according to eMarketer, mobile ad spend – estimated at $87 billion in 2019 – will account for more than two-thirds of overall US digital ad

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Australia has the third highest rate of programmatic ad fraud in the world, according to a new report, which claims the rate of fraudulent programatic ads is 20 per cent. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter Mobile app ads are the riskiest form of advertising and the problem is

US ad fraud consultancy Method Media Intelligence has written a report into one of the most popular games on the Google Play Store, accusing it of being a “major source of fraudulent traffic and games install attribution”. Word Link, a game developed by Worzzle Games, is one of the top

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The US Justice Department has sent a clear signal it’s serious about stopping ad fraud, charging eight Eastern European men for allegedly operating two ad fraud schemes. The operations, dubbed “3ve” and Methbot, pocketed “tens of millions” of ad dollars over several years by charging advertisers for ad views that

IAB Australia is partnering with IAB Tech Lab, a global research and development consortium charged with developing and implementing global digital advertising industry technical standards. In an interview with Which-50 representatives from IAB discussed the new partnership and the industry’s fraud problem, which the IAB contends is not as rampant

Every hour of every day a million little crimes are committed online. And every time it happens, hundreds of legitimate businesses all over the world, with boards and shareholders and mission statements — some of them publicly listed — put the proceeds of those crimes in their own pockets. They

Ad safety company Pixalate has uncovered what it says is a ‘sophisticated’ mobile app fraud potentially costing advertisers up to $75 million a year if allowed to run unchecked. The company says it discovered that Android app MegaCast — which allows users to broadcast content to Google’s Chromecast — was