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Microsoft Halo

Description: 

Scale consumer interactions with the Halo unit. The 300x600 application-based format allows brands to pack a lot of functionality into a standard ad unit size. Features 2 concurrent applications: 1 primary and 1 secondary.

Spec Classification: 
Rich Media
Spec Placement: 
Microsoft
MSN Homepage
Tier III (MSN)
Width: 
300
Height: 
600
File Type: 

HTML5

Max Initial Load File Size: 
200 KB
Host Initiated Sub-Load File Size: 
300 KB
Backup Image Submission Guidelines: 
Back up image is required for instances when the user's browser does not support creative functionality (e.g. Flash, HTML5, JavaScript). Recommended file size 60K.
Tablet Experience: 
Built in HTML5; rich media will extend to tablet
Third Party Serving: 

ONE by AOL: Creative

Third Party Tracking: 
Accepted
Submission Guidelines: 
Key Creative Guidelines: 
  • MSN requires SSL ad serving
  • Both ads and tracking tags must be SSL compliant
  • Ads that are not SSL compliant will not be accepted
  • All 3rd party content must serve SSL (https) compliant ads
Supported Countries: 
BR
CA
DE
ES
FR
IT
JP
UK
US