Everything you need to know about audience targeting without relying on third-party cookies

30-second summary: Following the passage of landmark consumer privacy laws, Google announced its intention to phase out third-party cookies by 2022 Businesses that rely on these cookies for granular consumer data are now forced to rethink their strategies for accurate audience targeting Some businesses are turning to publisher walled gardens, while others are leaning more into contextual advertising Coegi’s Sean Cotton explores the challenges and opportunities marketers face in the absence of third-party cookies, as well as viable alternatives they can use to keep audience targeting on point Following the passage of landmark consumer privacy laws, Google officially announced its intention to phase out third-party cookies  on Chrome browsers by next year. This is certainly a victory for the conscious consumer wary of selling data to advertisers, but it’s also one that might leave businesses scrambling when the cookie jar disappears.

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Everything you need to know about audience targeting without relying on third-party cookies

The promising post-cookie world

30-second summary: Google’s market-leading Chrome browser utilizes a signed-in Google account, and Facebook requires personal logins to access its ubiquitous platform. Marketers who wanted to reach consumers efficiently outside of the walled gardens have long relied on the third-party tracking cookie. Now Google has announced that they will phase out third-party tracking cookies in Chrome, and the industry has been in a panic

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The promising post-cookie world