Microsoft brings video and CTV ads (including Netflix inventory) to Advertising Editor

Microsoft is expanding its advertising toolkit, now supporting Video and Connected TV (CTV) ads in its Advertising Editor. They are also including Netflix in its CTV network across 10 countries.

Why we care. This move allows advertisers to manage video campaigns in bulk, streamlining the process of reaching audiences across highly engaged audiences watching Netflix’s award-winning content, and more.

What’s new.

Video and CTV ads now supported in Microsoft Advertising Editor

Bulk campaign creation and direct video creative uploads

Auto-created device targeting based on campaign type

Netflix inventory available for CTV campaigns in U.S., Canada, Brazil, Mexico, U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Australia

The big picture. Microsoft’s network spans from web browsing to popular streaming platforms like Netflix and Hulu, putting brand messages “front and center” everywhere.

How to access video bulk editing in Editor:

Update to the latest version of Microsoft Advertising Editor

Select “get changes” to enable the feature

How to access the Netflix inventory:

Accept Netflix inventory policy in ad group settings

Ensure video creative meets Netflix’s quality standards

Between the lines. By simplifying video ad management, Microsoft is making it easier for brands to tell their stories across diverse digital networks.