eMarketer principal analyst Lauren Fisher discusses one thing that summed up 2019 for her, as well as some of her predictions for 2020, with a focus on handling privacy.

eMarketer analyst Ross Benes covers the latest developments on the pay TV front, including a new price hike from a vMVPD, a licensing deal between a network and traditional pay TV service, and legislation that could make life harder, and easier, for providers.

eMarketer principal analyst Victoria Petrock discusses one thing that summed up 2019 for her, as well as some of her predictions for 2020, focusing on ambient computing.

LinkedIn will grow faster than previously expected, according to eMarketer’s latest estimates. This year, we estimate that there will be 58.5 million adult LinkedIn users in the US, which will grow 6.2% to 62.1 million in 2020. By the end of the forecasting period in 2023, we expect there to be 68.8 million users.

eMarketer analyst Ross Benes talks about one thing that summed up 2019 for him and some of his predictions for 2020, focusing on the anxiety around the streaming wars.

Historically, most marketers have equated search with general search engines—especially Google. But many of consumers’ most commercially oriented queries are entered directly on retail sites. And for the most part, that means Amazon.

eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson discusses one thing that summed up 2019 for her, as well as some of her predictions for 2020, focusing on Facebook.

Douyin, TikTok’s equivalent in China, will grow 27.8% to 442.58 million users this year, which means that more than half of China’s internet users will use the short-form video app, according to eMarketer’s new estimates. Growth will slow to 7.3% in 2020 and continue to drop in the next few years.

Consumers are constantly in search of convenience, particularly in the form of timesaving. In the past 12 months, numerous direct-to-consumer (D2C) meal plan services have emerged, offering consumers an alternative solution to home cooking without paying a dreaded visit to the grocery store—or spending time trying to figure out a recipe.

For months, survey data has shown that very few US businesses are ready to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). With the legislation having kicked in on January 1, at least half of US companies may still be struggling to comply.

In 2019, Instagram's US user growth rate will have dropped to single digits for the first time to 6.7%, down from 10.1% in 2018. Starting in 2020, and through the end of our forecast period in 2023, we estimate that the social media platform will grow slower than previously expected.

Short-form video apps arrived in China in early 2017 and have established themselves as viable entertainment options, allowing users to create content in 15- and 60-second spurts. In fact, we estimate that average daily time spent with short-form video among mobile internet users has risen from 9.9% of total mobile internet time in Q3 2018 to 13.5% in Q2 2019. Meanwhile, time spent on over-the-top (OTT) apps experienced a slight decline.

eMarketer global director of public relations Douglas Clark reveals our first-ever forecast for mobile reddit users in the US and the platform’s new live streaming feature.

eMarketer senior forecasting analyst Oscar Orozco explores our latest adoption numbers for Snapchat worldwide and the impact of face filters that went viral.

eMarketer senior analyst Jasmine Enberg and junior analyst Blake Droesch discuss one thing that summed up 2019 for each of them, as well as some of their predictions for 2020, focusing on social entertainment.

Aptly named D2C brand Brandless, an online purveyor of minimalist grocery, wellness and home goods, has oriented its brand around the rise of digital-first shoppers who prefer products that include fewer, more natural ingredients. These shoppers have an evolving view of brands and don’t harbor any particular affinity for household names they grew up with.