This post was originally published on 25th September 2017 on Medium by our CEO, Dylan Collins.
The growth of the ad-blocking bubble made it clear that advertising had crossed some sort of user experience red-line. Beyond the visual aspect, the sheer volume of personal data harvested by mainstream adtech platforms is pretty breathtaking.
It was standing room only for our Digital Kids Upfronts Autumn/Winter 2017 event held last Wednesday 13 September 2017, with over 120 people from leading UK brands, agencies and publishers in attendance. Held at The Soho Hotel, the event has become a must for anyone who is serious about kids digital advertising. Continue reading
PwC have released the Kids Digital Advertising Report 2017, the very first analysis of the kids digital ad market, showing just how quickly the entire kids media landscape is being reshaped. Continue reading
The recent class-action lawsuits filed against Disney, Viacom and Kiloo have put the kids’ media industry on alert. Here’s everything you need to know:
We’re delighted to announce that REX, our kid-safe (COPPA/GDPR-compliant) programmatic solution for the under-13 audience, has been awarded a bronze certificate for the best Breakthrough Technology in Campaign magazine’s Creative Technology Awards 2017.
Last month, we revealed Awesome Content Targeting (ACT), the latest generation of our content analysis engine. It caused a bit of a stir. ACT uses a range of machine learning techniques to build a deep, contextual understanding of the universe of kids content beyond anything that’s been available before.
The technology is complex but the concept is simple: to explain the real power of ACT, here’s a presentation which Chris Williams (our Product Manager for AwesomeAds) gave at our European Upfront presentation a couple of weeks ago.
So, grab a coffee and take a few minutes to look behind the scenes of SuperAwesome’s unique technology:
Today we’re pleased to announce that TotallyAwesome, our joint venture in APAC, has entered a new stage in its journey, raising $2M to support its rapid growth in ASEAN and Australia.