Facebook to compete for Google's programmatic ad sales dominance

Facebook is going head-to-head with Google in a bid to take the search engine's programmatic trading share.

Facebook to compete for Google's programmatic ad sales dominance

The social media site is planning to bring marketers from the Facebook Audience Network to publishers with technology that allows it to jump to the front of a queue and bid on ad inventory, according to AdAge.

Index Exchange and AppNexus are said to be the market leaders in using the header bidding wrapper technology.

Facebook is planning the launch for the autumn.


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Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).