Media & Entertainment


As visual search moves from novelty to legitimate discovery tool, consumes have raised their expectations for its utility and accuracy.

Pinterest launched visual search three years ago, and it now sees 600 million visual searches per month. eMarketer's Yory Wurmser spoke with Omar Seyal, head of discovery product at Pinterest, about what the platform has learned about consumer visual search behavior.

Keith Soljacich, vice president of experiential technology at Digitas, discusses the state of augmented reality and what a brand's presence could look like in an augmented world.

A survey of US and UK millennials found that—surprise—many would be comfortable using a variety of new technologies while shopping.

In the latest episode of "Behind the Numbers," we chat about how many US connected TV users there are, what that viewership looks like and some of the hurdles the space needs to overcome before it can thrive.

National Public Media's Gina Garrubbo and Bryan Moffet discuss why advertiser interest in NPR's podcasts keeps growing, and how it works with advertisers to create organic ads.

Alex Shear, director of acquisition at Simplisafe, talks about why the brand invests in podcast advertising and how it creates ads that audiences actually want to hear.

By 2022, more than 204 million people in the US will watch connected TV at least once a month. But the advertising market is still figuring out how to best use these platforms.

Pooja Midha, president of true[X], explains what needs to happen for connected TV advertising to reach its full potential.

Ben Gaddis, president of ad agency T3, spoke with eMarketer’s Caroline Cakebread about what’s possible with AR today, and how marketers can best utilize it to create revenue generating experiences.

Tony Bevilacqua, founder and CEO of augmented and virtual reality measurement platform Cognitive3D, discusses the metrics available for marketers that want to measure augmented reality experiences.

John Keefe, bot developer and app product manager at Quartz, discusses how the digital publisher uses Facebook Messenger to create loyal readers.

Podcasting is one of the fastest-growing advertising media, with the IAB and PwC projecting the US market will more than double ad spending from 2017 to 2020 to $659 million.

Retailers have been implementing in-store tech and omnichannel options to meet the perceived demands of the modern shopper. A recent RIS News survey found many US internet users are interested in shopping options like "grab and go" technology, while fewer were keen on virtual reality or robots.

Nick Flood, deputy managing director of digital at Dennis Publishing, talks about how communicating with consumers can combat ad blocking.

Rion Swartz, senior director of marketing and brand management at LegalZoom, talks about the evolution of podcasting and how to best capitalize on listeners.

Scott Rosenberg, Roku’s senior vice president and general manager of platform, spoke about how the digital video company approaches programmatic ad selling.

Scott Rosenberg, senior vice president and general manager of platform at Roku, discusses the company’s ad business and what advertisers want to see before they shift more ad dollars from traditional TV to connected TV.

Most companies are not using mixed reality in any way, according to a recent study, but that doesn’t mean they don't think it's important.