Yahoo Advertising today announced a new integration with Twilio Segment Customer Data Platform (CDP) to drive greater advertising reach and relevance without relying on third-party cookies. Twilio Segment’s direct integration with Yahoo ConnectID will enable advertisers to future-proof their business and activate first-party data across screens in a cookieless world.
Over 25,000 businesses use Twilio’s Segment customer data platform (CDP) to power their customer experiences and maximize their marketing ROI. Twilio Segment has been ranked the #1 Customer Data Platform for market share by IDC for four consecutive years, and provides a powerful solution for delivering precisely targeted advertising to privacy-conscious customers. Segment’s golden profiles give marketers a unified, real-time view of their customers, which can be used to identify behavior-based audiences, and activated across native messaging channels and every major digital ad platform. By partnering with Yahoo Advertising and integrating with Yahoo ConnectID, Segment users will be able to sync hashed, cookie-less data with their real-time customer profiles and drive greater reach and relevance for their campaigns.
Yahoo takes an integrated approach to identity across every digital environment. Yahoo Identity Solutions, which include Yahoo ConnectID and Next-Gen Solutions, account for both addressable and non-addressable inventory. Yahoo ConnectID for addressable inventory is powered by Yahoo’s consent-based, first-party and partner data, and today reaches nearly 200M authenticated users in the U.S. The solution has been adopted by over 28,000 publisher domains and is interoperable with 30+ of the industry’s top data platforms. Next-Gen Solutions is an AI-built privacy-preserving solution that leverages Yahoo ConnectID users as a panel audience and drives relevance and reach within non-addressable environments. This holistic identity suite enables advertisers to future-proof their business through the Yahoo DSP and maintain control and ROI in an identity-constrained world. With the integration, marketers will be able to leverage a single view of the customer to deliver on the promise of addressable advertising and ensure personalized consumer experiences, even as support for cookies and other traditional identity mechanisms fades.
“Data collaboration is paramount to ensuring brands are extracting value from their first-party data investment and delivering better advertising experiences to customers,” said Giovanni Gardelli, VP, Ads Data Products at Yahoo. “This integration will deliver what means most to advertisers – greater relevance, reach, and measurement. Fueled by first-party data, Yahoo ConnectID offers a differentiated and future-proofed approach to addressing a world with fewer identifiers.”
“First-party data continues to be one of the most powerful tools for brands looking to build effective marketing campaigns that make their audience feel seen and understood,” said Katrina Wong, VP of Marketing at Twilio Segment. “This integration will make it easy for marketers to leverage a real-time view of customers – built from direct, reliable, first-party data – to deliver the most relevant campaigns, and ultimately maximize their advertising return on investment.”
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