Audience Network In-Stream Video Ads

This section contains information about in-stream video ads and how to use them in your app.

In-Stream Video Requirements

  • VPAID. Web players must support VPAID. The page URL must be retrievable by Audience Network's VPAID and must be the same as the page URL in the request.
  • Audience Network SDK. Unless you have our prior written permission, you must have the Audience Network SDK integrated on any mobile apps for in-stream video ads.
  • Mobile app categories. Only mobile apps categorized as "news" or "entertainment" are eligible.
  • Skip. For any creatives with a length of 31 seconds or longer, Audience Network will allow a user to skip the ad after 10 seconds. Publishers are not permitted to change when a user can skip an ad, or add any additional skipping functionality.
  • Ad position. Ads must be pre-roll or mid-roll, with video content after the ad. Post-roll ads, pre-game ads and mid-game ads are not eligible.
  • Click-to-play and autoplay. Click-to-play videos are eligible. Autoplay videos are only eligible if the video player is the main element of the page. Videos in article pages must be click-to-play.
  • Sound. Video must have sound-on by default.
  • Minimum Player size. Video width must be at least 500 pixels on Desktop and 300 pixels on Mobile.
  • Sticky Players. Players that are always in view on a page regardless of user scrolling are prohibited.

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