Posted by Anthony Chavez, VP Product AdministrationIn February we introduced the Privateness Sandbox on Android, with the aim of bringing new, extra non-public promoting options to cell.
Over the course of 2022, we have revealed design proposals and launched numerous Developer Previews. We admire the entire suggestions we have obtained which has helped us refine and enhance these proposals.
Starting early subsequent 12 months we plan to rollout the preliminary Privateness Sandbox Beta to Android 13 cell gadgets, in order that builders can take the subsequent steps in testing these new options. We’ll begin with a small share of gadgets and improve over time. Observe that Developer Previews will proceed to be launched and that is the place we’ll first ship the most recent options for early suggestions earlier than being launched on manufacturing gadgets.
Right this moment, we’re sharing extra particulars in regards to the Privateness Sandbox Beta in order that builders can get ready.
Enroll to entry the Privateness-Preserving APIs
Beginning with the Beta launch, in addition to future Developer Previews, builders might want to full an enrollment course of with a view to make the most of the ads-related APIs (together with Matters, FLEDGE, and Attribution Reporting). The enrollment course of will confirm developer identification and collect developer-specific information wanted by the APIs. You’ll be able to study extra about how one can enroll right here.
The best way to take part
The Privateness Sandbox Beta can be out there for advert tech and app builders who want to check the ads-related APIs as a part of their options.
Through the preliminary rollout levels, enrolled builders can even want to hitch the early testers program. This program will enable builders to check the APIs on a restricted variety of their very own Android 13 gadgets for inner apps and requested revealed apps.
For the SDK Runtime, we’ll have a closed beta for builders to check Runtime-enabled SDK distribution to pick apps. Due to the coordination required to check the SDK Runtime on manufacturing gadgets, we count on this beta to contain a restricted variety of companions who can dedicate assets to help this testing. Should you’re fascinated with taking part, please register your curiosity.
To make the most of the Beta launch, builders might want to compile their options with an API degree 33 SDK extension replace that’s coming quickly.
Recommendation For Advertisers & Publishers
We’ve heard from many advertisers and publishers in regards to the position they’ll play in testing these new applied sciences. For corporations that depend on third social gathering options for advert serving or advert measurement, we suggest working together with your suppliers to know their testing roadmaps and how one can take part in early testing of Privateness Sandbox.
We need to thank everybody who has engaged on the Android Privateness Sandbox, and stay up for continued suggestions as we enter this subsequent part of testing.”