IAB Tech Lab Releases Essential ID Solutions Guide

Google may have hit the snooze button on phasing out third-party cookies, but the digital ad world isn’t hitting pause. Case in point: the IAB Tech Lab’s Rearc Addressability and PETs Working Group just dropped the ID Solutions Guidance. 

The ID Solutions Guidance aims to decode the complexities of ID solutions for advertisers, publishers, agencies, and ad tech providers. This resource enables industry players to better grasp the scope, scale, and technology behind various identity solutions, allowing them to make informed decisions when selecting partners. 

So, why are identity solutions such a big deal? Think of them as the DNA of targeted advertising. They blend confirmed data like email addresses with browser and device insights. This comprehensive view of the individual consumer is crucial for targeted advertising and personalized experiences. 

This new guide provides a clear roadmap for navigating the intricacies of ID solutions, from hashed emails and device IDs to probabilistic identifiers. By exploring the diverse use cases for ID solutions across the programmatic advertising ecosystem, the guide equips industry professionals with the knowledge they need to thrive in the post-cookie era. 

Don’t just take our word for it—dive in and see for yourself. Access the guide here

Have feedback on this guide? We’d love to hear from you! Email us at committees@iabcanada.com.   

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