What’s new

The following features are new or recently changed.

Date Feature Description For More Information
23 November 2022 Deals The Inventory > Deals view now includes a “Deal Health” column, which indicates each private deal’s health status: “Success,” “Warning,” “Critical,” or “Unavailable.” You can click the status to see more details, including why a deal isn’t performing or spending as expected and the steps to troubleshoot potential issues.
27 October 2022 Campaigns A change log, which shows changes made during the selected date range, is now available for each package and placement. See “View the Change Log for a Package” and “View the Change Log for a Placement.”
You can now change the Intraday Pacing setting for multiple placements at the same time. See “Edit a Placement” and “Placement Settings.”
An “Intraday Pacing” column is available in Excel QA spreadsheets. See “Columns in Downloaded/Uploaded Spreadsheets.”
An “Intraday Pacing” column is available in the Campaigns views. See “Create a Custom Column View” and “Edit a Custom Column View.”
You can filter the Packages and Placements views by the Intraday Pacing setting. See “Filter Campaign Data.”
6 October 2022 Campaigns New pacing-related metric columns are available for the Campaigns views: “Yesterday’s OTS” (on target spend), “Yesterday’s delivery,” “Yesterday’s goal,” “Today’s OTS” (on target spend), “Today’s delivery,” and “Today’s Goal.” See “Create a Custom Column View” and “Edit a Custom Column View.”
12 September 2022 Package and Placement Pacing Separate pacing controls are now available for flight pacing and intraday pacing. Previously, a single strategy controlled both. Settings for your existing packages and placements were mapped as follows:
  • Legacy Pacing fill strategy=Even — Now configured as Flight pacing=Even and Intraday pacing=Even
  • Legacy Pacing fill strategy=Slightly Ahead — Now configured as Flight pacing=Slightly Ahead and Intraday pacing=Even
  • Legacy Pacing fill strategy=Frontload — Now configured as Flight pacing=Frontload and Intraday pacing=ASAP
  • Legacy Pacing fill strategy=Aggressive Frontload — Now configured as Flight pacing=Aggressive Frontload and Intraday pacing=ASAP
See “Package Settings” and “Placement Settings.”
27 July 2022 Inventory Auction Insights is a new troubleshooting tool that allows you to analyze the deal composition of both guaranteed and non-guaranteed private deals. Using data visualizations, this tool shows the trend and relative proportions of values received for key auction attributes within a specific time period.

With transparency into bid request data from publishers, you can avoid time-consuming troubleshooting steps.
See “View Auction Insights for a Private Deal.”
29 June 2022 Inventory The new Inventory > Deals view includes the same data customization capabilities as the Campaigns views, including additional filters, column customization and the option to save custom views, column sorting, and a data visualization (chart) view. You can open a command menu in each row by clicking … after the deal name. See “Overview of Inventory Features.”
Inventory Inspector The Inventory tab of the placement Inspector now includes customizable data visualization charts and expanded performance metrics, such as Viewability Rate, Clicks, and Yesterday’s CPM. See “View the Sites, Ads, Frequency, and Inventory Details for a Placement.”
31 May 2022 Audience Sources (Beta feature) Advertising Cloud DSP can now ingest first-party segments comprised of authenticated signals built within a customer data platform (CDP). See “About Activating Authenticated Segments from Audience Sources.”
25 May 2022 Optimization Goals Video and native placements can now be included in packages with the custom goals Highest ROAS and Lowest CPA. See “Optimization Goals and How to Use Them.”
12 April 2022 Campaign Management Ad specifications were updated to reflect current support. See “Specifications for Supported Ad Types.”
17 February 2022 Video tutorials A new video on “How to Create a Standard Display Placement” is available. See Advertising Cloud Tutorials.
31 January 2022 Help Additional information about Deal IDs and Simple Ad Serving is now available. See the subchapter on Inventory > Private Inventory.
10 December 2021 Video tutorials New video tutorials are available: “Introduction to Advertising Cloud DSP,” “Account Structure and User Interface,” “How to Create a Package,” “How to Bulk Upload Third-Party Ad Tags,” and “How to Edit Placements Using Bulk Edit Tools.” See “Advertising Cloud Tutorials.”
12 November 2021 Deal IDs In the Deal ID settings, “Rubicon” was changed to “Magnite DV+,” where DV+ stands for display, video, and other formats such as audio. This naming reflects the new branding for Magnite SSP. Note: Magnite DV+ is still listed as “Rubicon” in the Deal ID Inbox. See “SSP Partners.”
27 October 2021 Custom Reports You can now create and manage Amazon S3 and different types of FTP delivery locations, called report destinations, for your custom reports. Once you configure report destinations, you can set up each of your new custom reports to be delivered to one or more locations of a single destination type, or to email recipients. Updates to your Amazon S3 and FTP credentials don’t interrupt report delivery.

Your existing reports are still sent to the specified email recipients. To configure delivery to a different report destination, create a report with the new destination.
See “About Report Destinations,” “Create a Report Destination,” “Report Destination Settings,” and “Custom Report Settings.”
Packages, Placements, and Ads views When you view data for a single day, the trend charts now include hourly data. Hold the cursor over any point to see the data for that hour. See “Single Campaign Reporting.”
Placements The placement Inspector now includes an Inventory tab, which shows all deals and their associated metrics for the placement. Use the information to make quick adjustments or troubleshoot issues without generating a custom report. See “Placement Inspector.”
Ads (Users with permission to include Clearcast clock numbers in their ads) DSP no longer shows an error if you use a clock number that’s attached to another ad. Note: The best practice is to use a unique clock number for each video ad. Otherwise, the publisher won’t approve all of the ads.
Deal IDs The Deal ID settings and other places in the user interface reflect new branding for Magnite SSP:
  • The SSP “Tremor” (Telaria) is now “Magnite CTV.”
  • In the coming weeks, Rubicon" will change to “Magnite DV+,” where DV+ stands for display, video, and other formats such as audio.
See “SSP Partners.”
Freewheel programmatic guaranteed deals You can now submit ads and check the status of ads for Freewheel programmatic guaranteed deals from the Ads view. Previously, you could do both only from the Deals view. See “Submit an Ad for a Programmatic Guaranteed Deal to Freewheel” and “Check the Status of Ads for Freewheel Programmatic Guaranteed Deals.”
7 October 2021 Help All DSP and other Advertising Cloud documentation on Experience League is now machine translated into all available languages. To change the displayed language, use the “Change Language” menu at the bottom left of any page.
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