In our recent iOS 14 Blog, we provided an update of what’s to come as a result of Apple’s upcoming privacy features in iOS 14.5. In sum, Apple will begin to require apps in the App Store to ask for permission before tracking any behavior. Consumers will actively need to provide permission to track in order for apps to record behavioral patterns of the users. For example, Facebook users who install iOS 14, will be presented with the following:
Clearly, businesses that advertise on mobile, as well as those that optimize, target, and report on web conversion events from any of Facebook's business tools will be affected.Advertisers can expect changes in 3 core areas:
But unlike months ago when news of this update sent advertisers in a frenzy, we wanted to provide some palatable solutions on how to prepare to optimize your results in wake of the iOS 14 update.
Action 1: Verify your domain in Facebook Business Manager. This will enable you to measure pixel conversion events when Aggregated Event Measurement becomes available.Action 2: Prepare to operate with a maximum of 8 conversion events per domain. Advertisers should identify which conversion events are most important to their goals to keep.Action 3: Anticipate changes to attribution windows and update previous automated rules. Advertisers should export any historical data they can for future comparisons and be sure to update any automated rules using a 28-day attribution window to account for when the new 7-day click-through window default goes into effect.
If you are a brand or agency and would like assistance in preparing for the changes occurring with the iOS 14 update or you are interested in simply marketing your brand on Facebook with a new partner, let us know at info@Socialtyze.com.