Millennial SVP: A ‘Broad Evolution’ Beyond Geo-Fencing Coming in Mobile

Street Fight recently caught up with Matt Tengler, SVP of product at Millennial Media, to talk about the way in which location figured into the company’s strategy, the impact location data could have on the broader digital advertising marketplace, and whether small business matters (yet) in mobile advertising.

How Bad Location Data Is Poisoning the Mobile Well

Marketers don’t have to be at the mercy of bad data. A number of vendors can help marketers sniff out embellished or inaccurate data using machine-learning algorithms to identify lat-longs commonly derived from a centroid. Advertising networks also have a small advantage over ad exchanges in that they can work directly with a publisher to ensure that only quality data gets passed along….