Weather Targeting

This article describes resources that enable you to read and define weather conditions targeting.

Overview

The Verizon Media DSP supports WEATHER targeting for lines serving display and video ads.

Endpoint

/traffic/lines/{id}/targeting
  • A GET request enables you to view weather conditions targeted by the specified line.

  • A POST request enables you to target weather conditions with the specified line.

Resources

The targeting resource is the standard Verizon Media DSP resource for targeting consumers based on their profiles, behaviors, and ad content.

The targeting resource is defined by the following WEATHER targeting type-specific fields:

Parameter

Parameter Type

Definition

Data Type

Required

id

path

Specifies the line lD.

integer

Y

weatherConditions

body

Weather targeting is powered by the Yahoo Weather API. You can use weather targeting to target audiences based on the real-time or forecasted weather conditions of the user’s location.

  • SNOWY

  • RAINY

  • WINDY

  • CLOUDY

  • SUNNY

  • STORMY

  • ALL

array

Y

types

body

Specifies an array of targeting types to update, enable, or disable.

WEATHER targeting type must be specified to apply the changes.

To learn more, see Targeting Types.

array

Y

Note

For a complete list of targeting resource fields, see Targeting Object.

Add/Update Weather Targeting

Add or update weather targets for the specified line.

POST /traffic/lines/{id}/targeting/

Parameters

The line ID is specified in the path of the URL. All other parameters are specified in the body of the application/json payload.

Example Request URL

POST https://dspapi.admanagerplus.yahoo.com/traffic/lines/365277/targeting/

Example Request Body

{
  "id": 365277,
  "weatherConditions": [
    "STORMY",
    "SUNNY"
  ],
  "types": [
    {
      "name": "WEATHER",
      "isTargeted": true
    }
  ]
}

Example Response

{
  "response": {
    "types": [
      {
        "name": "WEATHER",
        "isTargeted": true
      }
    ],
    "weatherConditions": [
      "STORMY",
      "SUNNY"
    ],
    "errors": null,
    "timeStamp": "2018-01-12T01:57:40Z"
  }
}

See also

About Targeting