Compliance

  • ExoClick Compliance Rules for 2020

    We've been working hard this year to ensure users and publishers are protected from malvertising and ads that go against the user experience.  As such we have added more rules to our advertising guidelines!   Advertiser question: I want my campaign approved, how can I make sure it will be? Simple!  Just make sure they are in full compliance with our guidelines at all times. Here is a list of what... Read More

  • A typical working day for Compliance Team Leader Marius Soare

    ExoClick’s Compliance Team’s role is to ensure that our ad network is clean and free of any form of malvertising and that ad creatives are fully compliant with the industry standards set by Google and The Better Ads Coalition. This ensures that our publishers can be confident in knowing that the ads show on their sites are safe and that their end users are fully protected, so that they can... Read More

  • Tips for Push Notifications on the latest browser versions

    Both Firefox and Chrome have made changes to the way users can opt-in to receive Push Notifications from a website. According to Chrome the issue that they are addressing is that many websites request the Push Notification opt-in when a user first visits a website, rather than at contextually relevant moments in the user’s journey. Unsolicited permissions requests interrupt the user’s workflow and result in a bad user experience.  Chrome... Read More

  • Advertisers! ExoClick aligns banner advertising sizes with IAB standards

    From February 2020, ExoClick is changing the maximum weight that it will accept from advertisers for all banner creatives to 150KB, this is to ensure that banner ads are aligned with the IAB’s industry recommendations as well as Google ones. This applies to ALL types of banners. Maximum Banner File Size Changes: Current Banner Maximum File Size: 1MB New Banner Maximum File Size: 150KB Fullpage Interstitial Maximum File Size: 300KB... Read More

  • Publishers! ExoClick aligns banner advertising sizes with IAB standards

    From February 2020, ExoClick is changing the maximum weight that it will accept from advertisers for all banner creatives to 150KB, this is to ensure that banner ads are aligned with the IAB’s industry recommendations as well as Google ones. This applies to ALL types of banners. Maximum Banner File Size Changes: Current Banner Maximum File Size: 1MB New Banner Maximum File Size: 150KB Further ways ExoClick is reducing banner... Read More

  • Is your marketing material compliant?

    ExoClick does not accept marketing material that is considered to be deceptive or misleading.  We have provided some examples of the types of marketing material that we don't accept to provide clarity and to help you avoid your campaigns getting rejected. Fake Messages: Ads or other elements that resemble chat apps, warnings, system dialogs, or other notifications that lead to an ad or landing page when clicked. Misleading Mouse Pointer/Tap/Swipe... Read More

  • Get ready for new Mastercard rules for free-trial billing

    Starting 16 April 2019, Mastercard will enforce new rules for free-trial conversion billing for advertisers who sell physical products with a free-trial billing model. This does not affect digital products. Mastercard’s new rules apply to vendors who meet all three of the following criteria: Sell physical merchandise, not digital goods or services Use a free-trial or negative option billing model Sell nutraceutical products e.g. vitamins, creams, etc If your business... Read More

  • 7 ExoClick innovations from 2018

    As 2018 comes to a close, ExoClick introduced some great new platform features to help Advertisers convert their offers and help protect Publishers from Google penalisation. Check out these 7 ExoClick innovations we launched in 2018: 1. The ExoClick Bidder This new automation tool for advertisers works just like a smart assistant by automating the optimization of their campaigns. It has two functions: Automatic Bidding – allows advertisers to automatically... Read More

  • Billboard Banner: Publisher and Advertiser tips

    This new format is totally compliant with Google and offers Publishers a new ad zone. The Billboard ad is a rich media ad and is positioned at the top of a website’s page. Billboard ads are too big to miss at 970x250 and offer Publishers a great way to monetise their traffic. A Similar format is used on YouTube.com. Here we give some tips for Publishers and Advertisers about this... Read More

  • Native Interstitial and Native Exit: Tips

    ExoClick continues to help publishers and advertisers maximise their revenues and adapt to to the current changes within the industry in response to Google’s new ad regulations. We have further developed our Native advertising widget to include 2 brand new formats. Go native now! 1 year ago we launched our Native widget for Native Display. It has been a great success with many premium publishers implementing the format on their... Read More

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