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The Creator of a Bestselling Ad Blocker Hopes It May No Longer Be Needed

Recently, Instinctive co-founder Henry Lau had the pleasure of running a Mindshare Huddle session at their global headquarters in London with Dean Murphy, creator of the iOS ad blocker Crystal.


Ridiculous stories in AdTech #1 - "value creation"

I'm starting this series to offer some of the crazier stories I come across as while working to change the industry at Instinctive. Today I'm highlighting an email from an ad fraud detection service that we tested.


3 Reasons Digital Advertising is Going Native

Despite industry concerns, spending on native advertising is growing at a rapid clip. Here's why.


Instinctive Partners With LiveRamp to Help Brands Refine and Improve Native Ad Campaign Performance

Brands Taking Advantage of Native's Industry-Leading Engagement Metrics Can Now Further Target, Optimize and Analyze Campaigns Through Use of First-Party Data


Instinctive Is A "Company To Watch" In Mindshare's 2016 Huddle Trends Report

Mindshare just released their latest Huddle Trends report with great insights into what's coming for 2016 and beyond. The section on Content Overload shares the latest on content marketing and what it means for brands and innovation.


Instinctive Introduces Time-Based Billing for Native-Branded Content

Instinctive is the first native content syndication platform to offer advertisers the ability to transact on consumer attention directly.


Ad Blocking: A Primer

There's a big shift underway with consumers taking back control over their ad experiences but it's hard to find accurate details of the entire situation. Here's a detailed review of everything related to ad blocking today.


Native Video Advertising: How to Drive Views and Engagement

Both native and video advertising have grown exponentially - but what's the best way to combine them to maximize engagement without intrusive preroll formats? Here's some info from the top native video providers today.


16 TNW Boost Startups You Need to Check Out

The Next Web Conference USA takes place in New York and the Boost program includes some of the city's hottest tech start-ups - and we're on it! If you're in NYC be sure to stop by!


Study Reveals Instinctive Native Ad Campaign's Impact on Creating Brand Awareness

Measured in Real-Time with Nielsen Digital Brand Effect, A Native Ad Campaign Delivers 90% Brand Lift for Major Consumer Electronics Brand


Native Advertising and the Attention Economy: A Deep Dive on Native

Clicks and impressions are obsolete. It's time to focus on what advertisers are really after and something that's becoming increasingly scarce: user attention.


Is Programmatic the Future of Native Advertising?

There's no disputing it: 2015 is the year of native. That's something every participant at the first native ad panel of AXWII agreed to. So how does programmatic fit into the ecosystem today and moving forward?


Addressability and the Rise of the Platform Marketer

We started out with the age of the brand and are now in a new age of marketing: the customer. It's time to discuss addressability and data-driven identity in the industry.


How Effective Data Actually Means More For Less

Audience data can be expensive, but can you afford not to use it? For most campaigns, data isn't a luxury but a necessity to increase performance, scale and ROI - while actually saving bottomline costs.


Should Native Ads Drive Off-Site or to Sponsored Content on the Publisher?

Clicking on a native ad can take users to sponsored content on the publisher or directly to the advertiser's content portal or landing page. Which option is better?


The Mobile Web: An Underrated Ecosystem and the Perfect Fit For Data

When most people think of mobile, the first thing that comes to mind are the millions of apps everywhere. But did you know about the massive untapped potential of the mobile web?


7 Native Advertising Companies You Need to Know About

Instinctive wants to help your brand align form, function and fit to promote earned media that gets results through their innovative platform, which syndicates your blog articles and videos in real time to their network of publishers.


Meet the finalists: Heineken USA Startup Spotlight at ad:tech NY 2014

"With a recent study revealing that 69 percent of marketers think native advertising is valuable, Instinctive's presence as a finalist in this Startup Spotlight challenge is hardly surprising."