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Walled Gardens

Walled Gardens

Mobile Advertisers Cry Foul Over iOS5 Changes That Favor Apple’s iAd Network

Every Apple Has Its Thorns

The average user may not have noticed some changes to Apple’s UDID, but with iOS 5 the company has closed off a valuable source of information for independent mobile ad networks. “A lot of people are scrambling to find alternatives,” says Giancarlo Maniaci, the CEO of TapIt. “The UDID allowed people to track what apps a user had installed and give our clients a sense of how well their campaigns were working. Now Apple is the only one who can offer that.” Read More