Facebook acquired Atlas Solutions from Microsoft in February and extolled its virtues during its first-quarter earnings call earlier this month. Now, the social network told its largest advertisers that Atlas’ view tags can be used to track targeted ads using its custom audiences, partner categories, and lookalike audiences options, sister blog Inside Facebook reported.
Facebook’s fourth-quarter earnings call is set for Jan. 30, but Facebook advertising solutions provider Spruce Media offered its early look at the state of advertising on the social network during the last three months of 2012, and the company was optimistic that the sector will continue to grow.
The challenge: To unify and clean up the Facebook messaging and presences of 175 Toyota dealers in the Southeast region of the U.S. 22squared Senior Vice President of Earned and Emerging Media Chris Tuff and Southeast Toyota Marketing Communications Manager Julie Tullis spoke about the progress they made on that front in just six weeks at a panel at the AllFacebook Marketing Conference in New York Wednesday, Dominating Scale with Facebook Technology to Drive True ROI.
As Facebook advertisers try to find ways to get users to click on ads, new statistics show that the impression is probably more valuable than the click. TechCrunch learned more about Facebook’s view tag feature, which allows advertisers to track users who view ads, but who do not click on them. The site reports that, in one example, 87 percent of conversions came from impressions, rather than clicks.