Targeting and Privacy in Mobile AdvertisingOct 18, 2018 Omid Rafieian and Hema Yoganarasimhan , 2018, 18-131-10
Applying a machine-learning framework to data from an in-app ad-network, this analysis sheds light on the value of targeting information, as well as the impact of privacy regulations and incentives to preserve user privacy.
Measuring the Impact of Product Placement with Brand-related Social Media Conversations and Website TrafficOct 16, 2018 Beth L. Fossen and David A. Schweidel , 2018, 18-129-10
As viewers find ways to avoid TV commercials, product placement still works. Prominent placements – especially verbal – are associated with more online chatter and web traffic for the brand.
Why Am I Seeing This Ad? The Effect of Ad Transparency on Ad EffectivenessJun 14, 2018
Leslie John, Harvard University
How will targeted ads fare in the face of increased consumer awareness?
A Comparison of Approaches to Advertising Measurement: Evidence from Big Field Experiments at FacebookMay 14, 2018 Brett R. Gordon, Florian Zettelmeyer, Neha Bhargava, and Dan Chapsky, 2018, 18-113-05
Are observational methods using good individual-level data “good enough” for ad measurement? Using data from 15 U.S. advertising experiments at Facebook, this study finds a significant difference in estimates of ad effectiveness obtained from randomized controlled trials and from observational approaches.
Online Reviews: Star Ratings, Position Effects and Purchase LikelihoodApr 18, 2018 Prasad Vana and Anja Lambrecht, 2018, 18-107-04
In this report, Prasad Vana and Anja Lambrecht study how individual reviews displayed on the product webpage of an online retailer affect consumers’ purchase…
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