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GDPR - has it affected earnings?

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3:26 pm on Nov 27, 2018 (gmt 0)

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How has the GDPR rules affected your earnings?

Did you manage to install a cookie message that met all the criteria that is needed to continue displaying personal ads?
11:19 pm on Nov 27, 2018 (gmt 0)

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We installed quantcast consent manager that only has the agree button so if users want to use us they must agree to accept the cookies it was a really simple install and we've not had any impact on earnings at all but other webmaster I know who did not install a manager did see an earnings drop so its worth doing it if you have a lot of EU traffic.

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6:15 pm on Nov 28, 2018 (gmt 0)

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When did users who didnít install this start seeing a decrease in earnings?
6:34 pm on Nov 28, 2018 (gmt 0)

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yes, it seems odd to me that sites that didn't install a cookie message decreased earnings... are you sure about that?

we did install one - and it has made no difference to us, i think they are so common now that it doesn't put users off.
7:20 pm on Nov 28, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Well maybe not all, but in our case we run a pretty large site that users header-bidding in our stack there is a growing list of providers who will not bid or will default to serving cookie/tracker free ads.if they do not detect the consent manager. It depends on the partners you have one of ours 'exponential' just told us to add a line to your privacy policy and that was good enough for them but others do not.

So it will depend on site size, how your stack works, and % of EU users but for us enough partners force it and if you don't want to do it just expect less bids.
8:17 am on Nov 29, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Iím struggling to get the quantcast choice to work with Adsense - like how it tells Adsense to show ads with cookies.

Iíve noticed my earnings going down this year - and wondered if the non-related ads was the reason.

Iím hoping to install the quantcast pop up and see if it helps.