eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson and junior analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch discuss how Twitter's Q3 earnings should be evaluated. They then talk about whether social audio will be the next big thing, TikTok's new partnership with Shopify, and if 2020 has been the year of live shopping.

The UK is something of a global leader when it comes to retail ecommerce. As a proportion of total retail sales, only China will trump the UK in ecommerce sales penetration this year (41.2% versus 30.9%, respectively). The UK’s fulfillment and delivery infrastructure is, as one would expect, quite mature.

eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson and junior analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch discuss Snapchat's surprising Q3 earnings. They then talk about the current TikTok debacle, how Facebook is monetizing WhatsApp, and the development of Facebook Gaming.

Early in the pandemic, most consumers went through a panic-buying period—stocking up on essential goods like toilet paper—as uncertainty over lockdown restrictions loomed.

Heather Freeland, vice president of marketing at Lyft, speaks with eMarketer vice president of business development Marissa Coslov on how the brand has pivoted its marketing priorities in response to shifting consumer behaviors, including partnering with Grubhub and offering free rides to the polls on election day.

Roughly 69.0% of US companies with over 100 employees will use communication and collaboration tools this year, according to our estimates. That’s an increase of 15 percentage points from 2019, when 54.0% of such companies utilized these tools.

The US election on Tuesday pits fundamentally different visions of the US against each other. It might seem trivial to look at how the election could affect the marketing world—but the impacts will be real.

eMarketer senior analyst Bill Fisher hosts senior forecasting analyst Cindy Liu, research analyst Man-Chung Cheung, researcher Xiaodi Xu, and research analyst at Insider Intelligence Matteo Ceurvels to discuss holiday shopping around the world. They talk about the origins of Thanksgiving weekend shopping, why China's Singles' Day is the largest shopping holiday in the world, and how the Buen Fin in Mexico is adapting in 2020.

Home improvement retailer The Home Depot is continuing to build on its loyalty program to create more personalized in-store and online experiences.

This year, 146.3 million US smartphone users will use mobile messaging apps at least once a month.

eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver, junior analyst Blake Droesch and vice president of content studio at Insider Intelligence Paul Verna discuss the end of Quibi, Facebook's mini social networks called "Neighborhoods," Uber reclassifying drivers as employees, whether ads near political content affect brand perceptions, the state of Facebook post-election, how long Americans spend looking for things they've lost, a creature that sleeps while moving, and more.

eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom, principal analyst Nicole Perrin, and research analyst at Insider Intelligence Mariel Soto Reyes discuss the possible outcomes of the US Department of Justice's antitrust lawsuit against Google.

Pandemic-related stay-at-home mandates have accelerated OTT messaging app adoption in most parts of the world. In the US, however, alternative means of communicating, including Zoom and FaceTime, have hindered usage of OTT messaging services.

Tencent-owned WeChat will remain China’s leading mobile messaging app with 705.4 million monthly users in 2020, according to our estimates.

eMarketer is pleased to moderate a Tech-Talk Webinar featuring Merkle’s Sandra Swindle, senior vice president, CRM technology delivery leader, along with The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company’s Matt Wilkinson, general manager, digital marketing, and AAA Club Alliance’s Scott Lugar, CMO. They will discuss how marketing technology modernization can deliver relevant and valuable customer experiences.