Singapore – Integral Ad Science, global solutions for digital media quality, has announced the addition of a post-bid brand safety and suitability measurement solution to its ongoing partnership with TikTok.
Through an integration with the IAB Tech Lab’s Open Measurement Software Development Kit (OM SDK), IAS provides advertisers campaign insights into brand safety and brand suitability aligned to Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) standards on the TikTok platform in select markets.
The new partnership allows brands and agencies to effectively monitor the quality of their media buys on TikTok, giving advertisers confidence that their media investments across TikTok are appearing next to content that is brand safe and suitable.
“We are excited to continue to grow our partnership with TikTok and provide valuable tools that allow brands to make the most of their pre-bid and post-bid campaigns,” said Lisa Utzschneider, CEO of IAS.
Utzschneider added, “As one of the largest video platforms, offering a holistic solution for advertisers planning their digital ad campaigns with the platform is more important than ever.”
IAS’ current TikTok brand safety solution provides comprehensive brand safety measurement and protection on TikTok for pre-bid ad placement in select markets.
The post-bid brand safety measurement offering will provide third-party measurement which gives advertisers campaign insights of the content ads appeared adjacent to. Powered by the OM SDK, which is owned and governed by IAB Tech Lab with IAS being a founding member, the OM SDK is designed to facilitate transparent third-party viewability and verification measurement for ads served to mobile apps and open web environments.
Furthermore, it offers an industry-aligned safety and suitability measurement in line with Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) categories and floor, which provides clear insights. It also promises a 100% artificial intelligence and machine learning brand safety technology, which combines video, audio, and text to accurately classify content on the feed at scale.
“At TikTok, we strive to create the most trusted environment for brands, built on a foundation of safety, transparency and accountability. We’re thrilled to expand our partnership with IAS to offer both pre- and post-bid brand safety solutions to businesses of all sizes,” said Melissa Yang, head of ecosystem partnerships at TikTok.
She added, “Bringing IAS on board as a global brand safety and suitability measurement partner will give our brands the confidence they need to ensure they are protecting their brand reputation.”