Release Notes

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May 2024

  • Campaign - Amazon Ads: Integrated new Product Targeting, Category Targeting, and Targeting Groups widgets.
  • Campaign - Google Ads: Improved error messaging for Performance Max campaigns created without a Merchant Center.
  • Campaign List: Fixed an issue preventing users from editing selected campaigns.
  • Creative: Fixed a display error where the Edit Placement preview for creatives was not properly centered.
  • Creative - LinkedIn Ads: Fixed an issue where initially selected creative types did not carry over when choosing an ad account. 
  • Creative - Facebook Ads: Fixed an issue where the Facebook preview image for a Product Catalog Ad was displaying a black screen instead of the image. 
  • Creative - Meta Ads: Improved the design of the Creative preview modal to begin displaying the creative name, icon, and type.
  • Creative - Meta Ads: Improved the design of the display that appears when users hover over an image from their Media Library Assets.
  • Creative - Meta Ads: Enabled previews for Meta/Instagram posts.
  • Creative - Meta Ads:  Fixed an issue with creative thumbnail URLs not working properly.
  • Creative - Meta Ads: Fixed an issue preventing users from opening the Meta Creative edit page.
  • Creative - Programmatic Ads: Fixed an error where creatives that passed their end date were still showing Published statuses instead of Expired.
  • Creative - Programmatic Ads: Fixed an issue preventing the Update Bid Adjustment function from working properly.
  • Creative - TikTok Ads: Fixed an issue with the TikTok video thumbnail not appearing properly.
  • Performance - Optimized the loading time of Creative pages.
  • Pixel - Meta Ads: Added a new Custom Event option.
  • Programmatic - Ad Group: Fixed an issue preventing Display Ad Groups from being created within a programmatic campaign.
  • Programmatic - Ad Group: Fixed an issue with the Add Device button not appearing under Device Targeting.
  • Remarketing Pixel: Fixed an error where clicking Edit on a remarketing pixel would lead users to a blank screen. 
  • Remarketing Pixel - TikTok Ads: Fixed a display error where Select Pixel and Select Category fields were not properly aligned.
  • Reporting: Added Reach Frequency as a new performance metric that users can select to view in their report.
  • Reporting - Insights Report: Fixed an issue preventing the creative insights report from generating successfully. 
  • Reporting - Insights Report: Implemented a tooltip message in the conversions widget to show a breakdown of Click-Through and View-Through Conversions.
  • Reporting - Public Report: Enabled filtering report data by channels, campaigns, and ad groups.
  • Reporting - Scheduled Report: Resolved an issue where changing the report delivery method affected the number of reportable campaigns.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Improved the design of the Creative Type section.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Improved the design of the Conversion Goal Details page to make it easier for users to navigate.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Standardized the "Delete modal" design and messaging across Responsive, App Install, and Performance Max ads.

Apr 2024

  • Programmatic Ads: Added Orgury ad exchange.
  • Campaign - Meta Ads: Addressed unexpected suspension errors occurring in Meta campaigns.
  • Creative - App Installs: Creatives that are linked to App Install Campaigns can no longer be deleted from Account and Partner dashboards.
  • Creative - Google Ads: Resolved an issue preventing image uploads on Performance Max creatives.
  • Creative - Meta Ads: Optimized the process for syncing creatives.
  • Creative - Meta Ads: Removed the approval status column from the Creatives tab in the Ad Group details page.

March 2024

  • Campaign - Amazon Ads: Updated the list of campaigns and reports to include sponsored products as external campaigns.
  • Campaign - Budget Allocation: Improved the logic for budget validation.
  • Campaign/Ad Group: Revised and improved the status badges in the Campaign and Ad Group table.
  • Ad Group - Meta Ads: Corrected typos in the Beneficiary and Payer notes.
  • Creative - Meta Ads: Fixed an issue with viewing Meta preview links.
  • Reporting - Email: Improved the formatting of report status emails. 
  • Reporting - Insights Report: Resolved an issue preventing the Public Report from generating correctly. 
  • Reporting - Insights Report: Fixed an issue preventing the keyboards widget from appearing in Public Reports.
  • Reporting - Insights & Attribution Report: Enabled the viewing of performance data for archived creatives. 
  • Performance: Optimized the loading times for the Account Dashboard, Campaign Details page, and Ad Group Details page.
  • Performance: Enhanced the cache-clearing functionality.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Improved the design of the Creative Preview modal.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Updated the selection boxes for audience types.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Implemented a tooltip message that appears when resuming a paused campaign. 

February 2024

  • Campaign - Google Ads: Enabled the creation of Performance Max campaigns without Google Merchant Center.
  • Creative - Meta Ads: Fixed an issue that prevented existing Instagram post ads from being linked to ad groups.
  • Reporting - Scheduled Report: Enabled users to make adjustments to their campaign performance breakdowns even after reports are generated. 

January 2024

  • Audience - Meta Ads: Saved audience targeting criteria from Meta now syncs properly to respective ad groups. 
  • Campaign/Ad Group - Budget Allocation: Improved the logic for budget validation.
  • Campaign - Budget Optimization: Adjusted mechanisms for AI budget allocation.
  • Campaign - Meta Ads: Fixed an issue preventing the creation of conversion objective campaigns. 
  • Ad Group - TikTok Ads: Archived the News Feed App Series placement option for traffic, conversions, and app install objective ad groups.
  • Creative - Google Ads: Improved creative synchronization during campaign/ad group syncs.
  • Creative - Meta Ads: Improved creative synchronization during campaign/ad group syncs.
  • Analytics - LinkedIn Ads: Updated LinkedIn benchmarking data to only appear in partner dashboards that have active LinkedIn campaigns.
  • Reporting - Insight Report: Added data filtering in the DOOH channel.
  • Reporting - Microsoft Ads: Enabled the syncing of Bing Ads campaigns to XPO.
  • Reporting - TikTok Ads: Improved the accuracy of the Reach Metric calculation.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Improved and standardized the design of the Bulk Action modal (pause, resume, delete, sync, or resubmit) for campaigns, ad groups, and creatives. 

December 2023

  • Audience (Beta): Enabled users to leverage data provider and segment recommendations when creating or editing third-party audience segments.
  • Campaign (Beta): Added new history logs.
  • Ad Group - Optimization and Delivery: Updated settings to inform users that ad group bidding strategies are limited to their respective campaign's bidding strategy. 
  • Reporting - Public Report: Assigned the table view as the new default format for Ad Groups and Creatives widgets.
  • Reporting - Public Report: Introduced a new graph view for Campaign, Ad Group, Creative, and Channel widgets.
  • Reporting - Public Report: Updated to show which ad groups belong to each campaign. 

  • Reporting - Public Report: Introduced a map view in the Geo widget.
  • Reporting - Public Report: Improved the data calculation for the Audience Segment widget.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Created hyperlinked shortcuts to help users access their Partner and Advertiser dashboards more easily from the menu bar.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Standardized the names of Google Ad channel types across XPO for greater consistency. 

November 2023

  • Audience: Added Switzerland as a new Programmatic Lookalike Audience segment.
  • Creative: Added an error message that displays when creatives are rejected due to failing the AdChoice test.
  • Creative - Google Ads: Updated Performance Max creative specifications in XPO to align more accurately with Google specifications.
  • Reporting - Google Ads: Implemented smart campaign synchronization with XPO.
  • Reporting - TikTok Ads: Fixed an issue with the Reach Metric not showing up when trying to generate a report.
  • Reporting - Email Report: Enabled users to receive Conversion Goals Breakdown email reports to further optimize their campaigns. 
  • Reporting - Scheduled Report: Implemented a tooltip error message for failed reports.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Enabled searching by time zone.

October 2023

  • Campaign - Budget Allocation: Improved and refined the logic for sliders and text boxes.
  • Ad Group - Meta Ads: Updated teen audience targeting options to comply with EU regulations    .
  • Ad Group - TikTok Ads: Integrated the latest Landing Page View optimization goal for users to leverage in their campaigns    .
  • Creative - Google Ads: Improved the Google Search Ad creation process, speeding up the ad approval process for users.
  • Reporting - Scheduled Report: Enabled users to sign up for daily email alerts for failed requests.
  • Reporting - Share Report: Added a Show Pacing option to the Share Report modal.
  • Reporting: Fixed an issue with the campaign filter returning incorrect results in Partner and Account dashboards.
  • Pixel: Enabled the editing of Android and iOS apps used in the App Conversion Pixel.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Revamped the design of the Ad Account selection section.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Updated respective platform names to Google Ads and Meta Ads.

September 2023

  • Campaign - Programmatic: Added a new channel called DOOH (Digital-out-of-home).
  • Campaign - Google Ads: Started supporting Discovery campaigns as external campaigns to XPO. 
  • Campaign - TikTok Ads: Integrated the new Website Conversions objective, enabling users to drive conversions on their website or TikTok Instant Page   .
  • Ad Group - Google Ads: Added Target Impression Share as a new campaign bidding strategy.
  • Ad Group - Google Ads: Enabled users to sync Google Ads that have Target CPA bidding strategies, with the exception that the Target CPA setting will remain within Google Ads only.
  • Ad Group - Google Ads: Updated geo-location targeting options.
  • Ad Group - Meta Ads: Updated Beneficiary and Payer requirements for ads targeting audiences in the EU   .
  • Ad Group - Meta Ads: Enabled the syncing of ad group data with the Maximize Number of Calls optimization goal. 
  • Creative - Google Ads: Increased the limit of Responsive Search Ads (RSA) that can be linked to an ad group to 3 RSA's per ad group. 
  • Creative - LinkedIn Ads: Added new fields to the Lead Gen Form, allowing users to receive more informative and valuable leads. 
  • Creative - Meta Ads: Removed types of creatives that are no longer supported.
  • Reporting - Insight Report: Added a refresh button for widgets that fail to load.
  • Reporting - Google Ads: Removed the Caller Number, Tracking Number, and Receiver Number metrics.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Improved the design of the Account and Partner modal.

August 2023

  • Audience: Added Brazil as a new Programmatic Lookalike Audience segment.
  • Campaign - Tracking: Updated the campaign detail page to include a new Cross-Device Attribution setting. 
  • Ad Group - Google Ads: Implemented a tooltip message informing users that campaign pacing data is shown when ad groups are using a shared budget.
  • Creative - Google Ads: Enabled users to pin more than one headline and description to a Responsive Search Ad (RSA), helping to optimize performance testing. 
  • Reporting - Public Report: Added channel and platform filters.
  • Reporting - Share Report: Added Click-through and Engagement metrics in the Share Report modal.
  • Reporting - Share Report: Updated the Looker Studio icon and label.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Improved the design of Performance Max campaigns, ad groups, and creatives.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Added a No Ads status warning for campaigns and ad groups.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Improved and standardized the channel filter design across XPO.

July 2023

  • Campaign - Clone Modal: When cloning a campaign, all of its respective ad groups will now automatically inherit the campaign's start and end date.
  • Campaign - Meta Ads: Fixed an issue with Existing Page Post creatives not appearing as a creative type selection under traffic objective campaigns.
  • Ad Group - Google Ads: Ad groups that are created under a campaign will now automatically inherit the campaign's bidding strategy.
  • Ad Group - Meta Ads: Added Expand Detailed Targeting as a new Detailed Targeting option for Catalog Sales Ad Groups.
  • Creative - Meta Ads: Previews are now available for Meta/Instagram stories.
  • Pixel: Enabled Remarketing and Conversion pixels to be created for TikTok ad events.
  • Reporting - Insight Report: Fixed the sorting function in conversion and public reports widgets.
  • Reporting - Scheduled Report: Changed the default scheduled report format to Overall/Channel.
  • Reporting - Scheduled Report: Enabled the generation of Overall daily scheduled reports.
  • Reporting - Scheduled Report: Added external campaign data to scheduled reports.
  • Troubleshooting: Users are now notified when their campaign's spending drops to 50% or less in a day.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Improved the header and icon design for all widgets.
  • UI/UX Improvement: Improved the design of tooltip messaging across XPO.

 

Previous Releases

    • Campaign - Google Ads: Supported Performance Max campaigns - Phase 1.
    • Campaign - Meta Ads: Improved ODAX Objectives - Allowed ad groups to use different optimization goals under the Lead Generation objective campaign.
    • Creative - LinkedIn Ads: Made Details and Privacy policy details fields optional.
    • Creative - Meta Ads: Informed users that Instagram page posts are not supported.
    • Performance Improvement: Optimized campaign list loading.
    • Campaign - Account Credit: Required sufficient account credit when creating new campaigns.
    • Ad Group - Programmatic: Separated CTV and OTT ad groups.
    • Creative - Meta Ads: Deprecated Facebook Instant Articles ad placement.
    • Creative - LinkedIn Ads: Required LinkedIn page association upon creating new creatives.
    • Reporting - Attribution Report: Reduced footfall attribution report delay from 14 days to 7 days.
    • Reporting - Insight Report: Improved loading of Geo breakdown in Insight report.
    • Reporting - Attribution Report: Supported POI list radius units: KM (Kilometer), M (Meter), MILES.
    • Audience - TikTok Ads: Indicated if the audience segment is not eligible for running (audience size less than 1000).
    • Audience - Geo List: Added support for the new Geofence file format (  GeoJSON), with coordinates separated in a new line.
    • Campaign - Account Credit: Enhanced validation of account credit upon campaign creation.
    • Campaign: Informed the user that the ad group and creative dates are not automatically updated upon extending the campaign date.
    • Campaign - Google Ads: Added support for syncing existing Google Shopping campaigns to XPO.
    • Campaign - Meta Ads: Full supported  ODAX Objectives.
    • Campaign - Meta Ads: Displayed a warning message for ad groups affected by changing the campaign conversion goal.
    • Reporting - Public Report: Displayed the app name instead of the app ID on the Site widget.
    • User & Account Management: Only Partner Admins, System Admins, and AdOps (ref) can access or edit account service costs and campaign management fees.
    • UI/UX Improvement: Enhanced URL format validation.
    • Audience: Updated the label from "Proximity Audience - Factual" to "Proximity Audience - Foursquare."
    • Audience: Supported sharing audience segments between accounts.
    • Audience: Fixed the distance unit in geo list import lists.
    • Audience: Extended bid factor adjustment for geo-targeting.
    • Audience - TikTok Ads: Supported 2 audience types: (i) device audience, and (ii) lead.
    • Campaign: Improved UI design for ad group headers.
    • Campaign - Meta Ads: Supported   ODAX Objectives - Phase 2: Conversions objective with 'Purchase' event.
    • Campaign - LinkedIn Ads: Fixed the minimum budget required at the campaign level.
    • Campaign - TikTok Ads: Added support for objectives: Lead Generation and App Installs.
    • Ad Group: Revised tooltips for campaign statuses.
    • Creative: Improved UI of creative details.
    • Creative - TikTok Ads: Supported smart video custom creative.
    • Reporting - Conversion Tracking: Supported conversions counting types: standard vs unique.
    • Reporting - Conversion Tracking: Supported offline conversions.
    • Reporting - Public Report: Improved UI of channel name and icons, updated title to "Overall Account Performance".
    • Campaign - TikTok Ads: Verified the minimum budget required for editing the campaign budget.
    • Ad Group: Supported UI switching between ad groups.
    • Reporting - Insight Report: Added platform and channel name to campaign name.
    • UI/UX Improvement: Showed the tooltip on the campaign pause/resume button.
    • UI/UX Improvement: Renamed "management fees" to "partner management fees".
    • UI/UX Improvement: Changed the default date range to 7 days.
    • UI/UX Improvement: Showed an announcement message when the system is undergoing maintenance/deployment.
    • Troubleshooting - Meta Ads: Improved message for Meta pixel troubleshooting.
    • Audience - Meta Ads: Improved UI for Facebook Video Audience.
    • Campaign - Google Ads: Added API to update the campaign/ad group status of Google Ads campaigns.
    • Campaign - Google Ads: Fixed the issue of bid values not synced if the Search campaign is created with max CPC values set in Google Ads and then synced over to XPO.
    • Campaign - Meta Ads: Supported ODAX objectives - Phase 1.
    • Campaign - Meta Ads: Improved the campaign objective with the updated campaign objective selection.
    • Campaign - Meta Ads: Removed the restriction to create an App Install campaign even if campaign budget optimization is disabled.
    • Campaign - TikTok Ads: Added support for the campaign and ad group level pacing for TikTok Ads channel.
    • Ad Group - Meta Ads: Improved the error message to be more informative to replace the current "Reason: Unknown" message.
    • Creative - Google Ads: Standardized the creative tag style that is not consistent.
    • Creative - LinkedIn Ads: Fixed the issue of not being able to access the lead gen form details when clicking on Edit and Clone in XPO Quick Launch flow.
    • Creative - Meta Ads: Worked with the Meta team to fix a deprecated API related to images; should be updated in v16 (ref).
    • UI/UX Improvement: Standardized the channel filter under the Campaign tab to be consistent with other tabs' channel filters.
    • UI/UX Improvement: Fixed the checkboxes being cut off when text overflows.
    • Reporting - Share Report: Added a platform column in the channel widget.
    • Audience - LinkedIn Ads: Disabled LinkedIn source when there is no allocated ad account.
    • Audience - Meta Ads: Marked "deprecated" to all places using special ad settings.
    • Audience - TikTok Ads: Added three new audience types: (i) Engagement, (ii) App Activity, and (iii) Lookalike.
    • Audience: Improved UI for first-party video audience.
    • Audience: Required location to be specified when creating the third-party audience.
    • Campaign - Google Ads: Improved daily budget auto recalculation.
    • Campaign: Improved auto calculation of daily budget based on the new total budget.
    • Campaign: Improved automatic budget calculation when a new budget is added.
    • Campaign - Meta Ads: Fixed the issue by turning off budget allocation when ABO is turned on.
    • Creative: Disabled TikTok and LinkedIn ads when there is no allocated ad account.
    • Creative - Google Ads: Supported for registered trademark & + symbol for search creative headline and description.
    • Creative - LinkedIn Ads: Supported SPONSORED_INMAIL ad format for LinkedIn Ads ad groups.
    • Notification: Improved navigation by changing the dropdown component to toggle.
    • Reporting - Scheduled Report: Added modal and UI improvements to handle failed reports.
    • Reporting - Insight Report: Fixed the issue when the creative name is blank.
    • UI/UX Improvement: Improved breadcrumb description and consistency on all screens.
    • User & Account Management: Added account filter in multi-partner view.
    • User & Account Management: Improved multi-partner/partner dashboard cache refresh.
    • Deprecation - Google Ads: Deprecated support for Google Search (Expanded text ads).
    • Audience - Meta Ads: Eliminated the option for special ad audience selection from the UI.
    • Campaign & Ad Group: Updated the default start and end dates.
    • Campaign - Google Ads: Implemented support for video campaigns.
    • Campaign - LinkedIn Ads: Introduced support for Lead Generation Form and objective.
    • Campaign - LinkedIn Ads: Enhanced validation message on the ad group form when adding a campaign-level budget.
    • Creative: Provided explanations for rejected creatives.
    • Creative: Introduced "Edit" and "Test Creative" options in the Creative Detail screen.
    • Creative: Refined the tooltip for the In Review status.
    • Creative - LinkedIn Ads: Enabled creation of audience CRM for Lead Gen Form.
    • Reporting - Share Report & Email Report: Included the Service Cost section.
    • Reporting - Lead Report: Enabled LinkedIn campaign creation directly from the Lead Report.
    • Reporting - TikTok Ads: Enhanced breakdown of engagement details in the public report link.
    • Audience - TikTok Ads: Added a new audience type for Website Traffic.
    • Ad Group - Clone Modal: Rectified budget cap validation and daily budget calculation during ad group cloning.
    • Creative - TikTok Ads: Supported Smart Video Basic type.
    • Creative - LinkedIn Ads: Fixed ad rotation option not being saved in LinkedIn Ads ad group.
    • Performance Improvement: Accelerated loading time of XPO UI when accessing Partner Dashboard.
    • Reporting - Lead Report: Resolved the issue where the pop-up did not appear when selecting multiple leads and clicking on Download Action.
    • Reporting - TikTok Ads: Enabled reporting for TikTok Ads.
    • UI/UX Improvement: Corrected discrepancies in start dates when selecting different timezones for Google Ads campaigns, creatives, and PMP Deals.
    • UI/UX Improvement: Resolved the issue of no data being displayed when searching for accounts.

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