Description of methodology

Below are resources that contain the methods for measurement, invalid traffic (IVT) filtration, and reporting used by Ad Manager.

Accredited report metrics in Desktop, Mobile Web, and Mobile application environments

The Ad Manager report metrics listed below are accredited by the Media Rating Council (MRC) for Display, Video, and Rich Media creatives within Desktop, Mobile Web, and Mobile application environments, and marked with Accredited by the Media Rating Council in Ad Manager and any exported reports. 

Metric totals are net (or inclusive where indicated *) of compliant General Invalid Traffic (GIVT) filtration and some Sophisticated Invalid Traffic (SIVT) filtering techniques. 

  • Ad server Active View eligible impressions
  • Ad server Active View measurable impressions
  • Ad server Active View viewable impressions
  • Ad server Active View % measurable impressions
  • Ad server Active View % viewable impressions
  • Ad server Active View non-viewable impressions
  • Ad server Active View non-viewable impression distribution
  • Ad server Active View undetermined impression distribution
  • Ad server Active View viewable impression distribution
  • Ad server Active View non-measurable impressions
  • Ad server begin to render impressions
  • Ad server unfiltered begin to render impressions* (totals are inclusive of compliant GIVT filtration)
  • Auto-plays (Video only)
  • Click-to-plays (Video only)
The "Measurement source" dimension applies to OM SDK traffic. Active View metrics are accredited only for slices where the "Active View measurement source" dimension has the value "Measured."

Learn more about Ad Manager report metrics

Accredited report metrics in a Connected TV (CTV) environment

The Ad Manager report metrics listed below are accredited by the Media Rating Council (MRC) for Video creatives within a CTV environment and marked with Accredited by the Media Rating Council in Ad Manager and any exported reports.

  • Ad server begin to render impressions
  • Ad server unfiltered begin to render impressions* (totals are inclusive of compliant GIVT filtration)
  • Ad server inactive begin to render impressions 
  • Auto-plays
  • Click-to-plays

There are no latency measurement limitations for CTV. 

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