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Documentation Updates 2016

A list of new and revised Audience Manager documentation released in 2016. Includes minor updates or changes to the Audience Manager guide that might not be included in the Experience Cloud release notes.

December, 2016

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Understanding TraitWeight Documented an extra step in the algorithmic discovery process. This step explains the evolution of algorithmic traits over several data processing cycles.
Revised to include new information and for clarity and style.
After a Google update in May 2016, you can load DIL code in the custom HTML section of a tag. You no longer have to host the code remotely.
Includes a new entry about white-listing Audience Manager IP and FTP addresses.
Updated and revised the original doc to include privacy content.
You can request a .csv file for an Overlap Report when that report reaches its 1-million record limit. Files are available for segment-to-segment, segment-to-trait, and trait-to-trait overlap reports.
Documentation that describes a new DIL method that lets you send data to Audience Manager from Google's Universal Analytics.

November, 2016

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Visitor Authentication States in Audience Manager Audience Manager handles the visitor ID authentication statuses UNKNOWN and LOGGED_OUT in the same way. The document provides more information on how we handle setCustomerID event calls.
CID Replaces DPID and DPUUID You can now use Customer ID integration codes for mobile identifier data sources. Use the DSID_20914 CID_IC for Android devices and DSID_20915 CID_IC for iOS devices.
Refer to this document for a complete list of Audience Manager IDs.
Frequently asked questions about the Audience Lab feature.
New content that describes how time intervals work for Addressable Audiences and Destinations .
Updated descriptions for new and revised report metrics.
New content that describes features on the Destinations landing page.

October, 2016

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OAuth 2.0 Integration for Real-Time Outbound Transfers Added the capability of securing your real-time outbound data transfer through the OAuth 2.0 protocol. Contact your Adobe Audience Manager consultant to get started.
Changed title to Algorithmic Models from Models.
Fixed incorrect header names provided in the deactivation email attachment.
Fixed broken link to ID service documentation.
Added note to remind customers to check their file format with their DCM account manager.
Revised to note that GA.init() does not work with the latest version of Google's analytics code, analytics.js .
Added encryption-at-rest for batch outbound data transfers.
Revised to include more information about the Adobe Experience Cloud Device Co-op .

September, 2016

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Privacy FAQ Modified the demdex cookie's and the partner cookie's time-to-live (TTL) value to 180 days to comply with French CNIL regulations.
Cookies used in the Experience Cloud Modified the demdex cookie's and the partner cookie's time-to-live (TTL) value to 180 days to comply with French CNIL regulations.
Understanding the Data Integration Library (DIL) A general overview of the Data Information Library (DIL).
Inbound Data File Contents: Syntax, Invalid Characters, Variables, and Examples Updated the invalid characters list in trait IDs for inbound data files.
Minor revisions and reorganized content.
Audience Manager uses Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) across its entire UI.
Added links to Segment Test Group APIs & Data Feed Request API.

August, 2016

Topic Description
Create mutually exclusive test segments in Segment Test Groups to compare and measure effectiveness of different destinations.
Added new customer-facing error codes to the index.
Digitally Signed HTTP Requests
A document explaining why and how to encrypt server-to-server HTTP requests.
Device Targeting With Platform-level Keys
Added a downloadable list of the most common device keys, according to Device Atlas measurements.
DCS Error Codes, Messages, and Examples
Added new customer-facing error codes to the index.
Control how DIL makes data collection calls with HTTP or HTTPS.
Updated content that explains why DIL uses GET and POST methods to send data in an event call.
Updated with additional requirements and information.

July, 2016

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Revised documentation for the UI redesign.
A new bulk management template, v0.4.2 is available for download.
Updated the Audience Optimization reports with Cross Channel Conversion, Role-Based Access Control, Conversion Groups, and the Reported Conversion Traits report.
The Cross Channel Conversion option in the Audience Optimization reports allows you to attribute offline conversions to served online impressions or clicks.
This report shows you all the traits labeled as conversion traits for a conversion group at a certain date.
Updated the keys list with the latest values.
Device Targeting With Platform-level Keys
A new document which describes the common platform-level key-value pairs you can use to target users with device-related variables across all properties in your Audience Manager account.

June, 2016

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Server-Side Forwarding
Removed from Audience Manager documentation in September, 2017. Moved to Analytics documentation.
Updated to include passing mobile IDs with d_cid .
Updated the DCS, UI and API hostnames.
Updated the Beta environment hostname.

April, 2016

Topic Description
Experience Cloud Visitor ID Versions
Revised text for IDs 1 and 2.
Revised to show new Merge Rule cards on the dashboard.
Revised to include new report metrics.
New documentation defines the report metrics and graphs for Profile Merge.
Share Audience Manager segments with Analytics in real-time.
Revisions introduce significant changes to the content and organization of the Destination docs. These changes are designed to reduce complexity and make the cookie and URL destination workflows more clear.

March, 2016

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Added a new named operator, Matcheswords . It let's you specify a matching word patters without using a regular expression.

February, 2016

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Describes how Audience Marketplace data providers deactivate a subscriber's feed.
Describes what an Audience Marketplace data buyer can expect if a provider revokes access to a data feed.
Added error 172 for blocked cookies.
Revised content to improve clarity. New section about how the file names and file content IDs map to each other.
Revised content to include syntax for Android and iOS codes in the file names.

January, 2016

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Added link for authorized and implicit authentication.
Instructions on how to send segment data to a Google AdWords remarketing list.
Added a note that says access to this feature requires admin permissions.
Revised text for declaredId . Customer IDs must be passed in as un-encoded values only. Encoding IDs will create double-encoded identifiers.
Revised text to include the d_mid variable.
Added new key and macro entries for d_mid and d_region .
Added new description for Event Type .
New documentation that lists and defines the items in an Audience Marketplace billing report.
Updated text to describe the differences between 30-day totals for traits and segments.
New documentation that describes the plan information shown in a buyer's subscription details page.