(VIDEO) Biggest Ad Challenge Is ‘Invalid Traffic’: comScore’s Trigg | Andy Plesser
COLOGNE — As an acronym, it doesn’t seem to make any sense. But “IVT” (that’s “invalid traffic”) is now the new industry jargon for what had been called “non-human traffic”, the scourge of online ads being triggered to defraud advertisers using fake views.
“It might be bot traffic, it might be domain hijacking, it might be impression stacking,” he tells Beet.TV in this video interview. “It is a multi-billion-dollar white-collar-crime issue. It affects every platform, every device and every market. It’s the biggest thing that makes a difference to campaign effectiveness.”