eMarketer analyst Ross Benes, forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom and senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Audrey Schomer discuss why Netflix's second act matters more than its first. They then talk about accessing live content on connected TV, the strategy of Apple TV+ and how many people will want NBCUniversal's Peacock now that it's available to everyone.

Amid the pandemic, many adults in the US aren’t ready to get on a plane anytime soon—especially if it’s packed.

While TikTok's popularity was picking up well before COVID-19, individuals secluded in their homes have been in search of new forms of entertainment, causing TikTok's US unique vistor count to rise 48.3% between January and March.

2020 has shaped up to be an unusual presidential election year, to say the least. Grace Briscoe, vice president of Candidates + Causes at Centro, joins eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Nicole Perrin to discuss how political advertisers are leaning on connected TV, audience targeting, Facebook and more as they work on fundraising and getting out the vote.

As Americans hunkered down under stay-at-home guidelines for much of March and April, they unsurprisingly consumed more mobile media. The added mobile time, however, wasn’t distributed equally.

eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver and and vice president of research at Insider Intelligence Jennifer Pearson discuss the challenges and concerns that US parents face. They then talk about the most significant hack in Twitter's history.

In our first forecast for TikTok usage in India—the short-form video app's largest overseas market—we estimate that its monthly user base grew 328.8% year over year to 79.0 million in 2019. We expect that figure to reach 124.9 million this year, up 58.1%.

Selling to influencers and decision-makers isn't easy when done remotely.

eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson and junior analyst Blake Droesch of Insider Intelligence discuss what the US would look like if TikTok was banned. They consider the likelihood of that happening and the company's efforts on its "TikTok for Business" initiative. Later, they discuss what Twitter's new subscription service may be, some metrics for Instagram Stories and influencer marketing's new normal.

Digital won’t be able to make up for the shortfall in ad spend in the UK's traditional channels, but it will register a small increase this year.

eMarketer was pleased to moderate a Tech-Talk Webinar featuring Rachel Boyles, product marketing manager at Salesforce, along with Whitney Rudeseal Peet, digital marketing specialist at Litmus, Corrina Cohen, platform developer at Caleres and Karin Holmgren, senior manager of global marketing operations at Pitney Bowes.

eMarketer was pleased to moderate a Tech-Talk Webinar featuring Mark Lowe, director of digital marketing at Ace Hardware, and Myles Younger, senior director of marketing at MightyHive. They will discuss how Ace Hardware is using offline signals and the Ace Rewards program to build a meaningful picture of marketing performance.

Retail ecommerce in Western Europe was already growing at a healthy clip, both in aggregate and as a share of overall retail, but we now expect that the pandemic will cause overall spending to increase much faster than anticipated. Even as overall retail declines by 9.9% in the region, we estimate that ecommerce sales will jump by 16.9% this year—well up from our pre-pandemic forecast of 8.8%.

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in parts of the country, consumers are remaining wary of returning to gyms or visiting their physicians in person, with many turning to apps.

eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver, junior analyst Blake Droesch and senior forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Oscar Orozco discuss how to get someone to reply to your email, Quibi's free trial, Youtube's ad load, responding to BLM, why customers unfollow businesses, how Blockbuster Video is still alive and more.

Digital is quickly becoming the channel of choice for many advertisers in Latin America. From 2015 to 2020, digital’s share of total media ad spending in Latin America more than doubled from 18.0% to 39.1%. Given the current circumstances, this share should further improve in the years ahead.

The first reported cases of COVID-19 were in Wuhan, China, in late December 2019. The government then issued a mandatory quarantine order on January 23 that confined the city’s inhabitants to their homes, and other cities soon followed with their own lockdowns. With little to do and nowhere to go, media usage in China spiked.