What is first party data?

It seems like the more it is spoken about, the more people are confused about what it is. I have had more people asking me about the difference between zero, first, second, and third-party data in the past 3 months as compared to the past 3 years. Here goes my take on it – Zero-party […]

Google Topics API and why Contextual targeting will be king again!

Google shelves FLoC, introduces Topics API. This is a major turning point in identity targeting as it marks the end of Google’s attempt to use some sort of diluted user-identification viz. storing user identity on server-side, assigning users to cohorts etc. Topics API is essentially audience segmentation (or what Tacoda called behavioral-targeting in 2006 – […]