Apple’s recently released iOS 11 operating system includes a new feature on Safari which ultimately blocks adverts from being retargeting.
Read more below | Subscribe to our channel
Retargeting is the process of showing your ad to a user who has shown past interest in your brand while they browse a site that isn’t connected to yours. You know the ones: like when you’ve looked at a sneaker on website A, only to have it haunt you for the next few days as it follows you around the web.
Apple says that this ad tracking technology has become too “pervasive”, and have released an update that means to block retargeting for those using Apple’s browser, Safari. This resulted in a number of major advertising consortiums releasing an open letter to Apple, expressing their concern for the change.
Why should you care?
The demise of ad retargeting would be a huge blow for advertisers worldwide, and would change the game of …