Advertising & Marketing

To track or not to track? New data on iOS app tracking opt-in rates contradicts earlier estimates, but may ultimately offer a clearer glimpse into consumers’ real behavior.

On today's episode, we discuss what has stood out the most about Twitter's Q1. We then talk about Twitter's Scroll acquisition, what to make of its "Professional Profiles" test, and whether tipping via social media might catch on. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior analyst Jasmine Enberg and forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Nazmul Islam.

Starbucks considers leaving Facebook: The coffee chain is reportedly dismayed by hate speech on its Page, and its possible departure may signal the dwindling importance of organic presences on large social platforms.

To sell or to stream, that is NBCU’s question: What the media company decides for its regional sports networks all depends on how much faith it has in Peacock to carry the company into a post-TV world.

From hand sanitizer and kid-sized masks to DIY craft ideas and an inclusive range of skin-tone crayons, Crayola thinks about its marketing in the context of products, experiences, and content. Watch Industry Voices Spotlight on CPGs with Victoria Lozano, executive vice president and general manager of Crayola, to learn how social media has amplified its mission.

Apple set an industry standard with its privacy nutrition labels. Now Google is following suit with new app safety disclosure requirements.

The duopoly of Facebook and Google still dominates digital ad revenues worldwide, but a collective rival from the ecommerce industry is showing momentum.

On today's episode, we discuss whether HBO Max can break into the top four streaming services, what to make of the Academy Awards' ratings, the effect Amazon could have on live sports, whether people will pay with their palm, how NBCUniversal's Peacock is doing, the crazy things that happen in far away galaxies, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer director of forecasting Oscar Orozco, analyst Blake Droesch, and principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Jeremy Goldman.

Oversight Board punts on Facebook's Trump Ban: Following months of deliberation, the Facebook Oversight Board has decided to let Facebook make the final decision on how to enforce President Trump’s account.

On today's episode, we discuss the most interesting findings from Facebook's Q1 earnings, how Apple’s iOS 14.5 update might affect its business, and where it sits among the digital ad giants. We then talk about how many people are using Facebook Dating, measuring Facebook's "potential reach," and Facebook Reality Labs' upcoming smart wristband. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analysts at Insider Intelligence Debra Aho Williamson and Nicole Perrin.

Facebook's in the neighborhood: The social network's new location-based, Nextdoor clone could capitalize on the success of Groups—if it can avoid content moderation controversies.

New data shows iOS 14.5 can be worked with: While the tides have shifted permanently for mobile marketers, consumers aren't all rejecting the idea of apps tracking them, and some even look favorably on the pop-up request.

Telecoms vs New York: Organizations representing the US’ major telecoms have challenged a New York state law requiring ISPs to provide affordable broadband. The lawsuit could definitively determine whether states can regulate broadband pricing.

The encrypted messaging platform tried to buy ads that highlighted categories Facebook uses to target consumers. The stunt comes at a moment when Signal is differentiating itself on privacy against its Facebook-owned competitor, WhatsApp.

A paid version of Facebook: The social media giant asks users to enable tracking under Apple's new privacy framework in order to keep its services free of charge.

On today's episode, we discuss what stood out the most about Google's Q1 performance. We then talk about what kind of ad recovery we expect this year and why Google is in hot water again, as well as look at some survey data about third-party cookie doomsday. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior forecasting analyst at Insider Intelligence Eric Haggstrom.

The proliferation of streaming services, and the fracturing of content libraries, will ultimately force consumers in Latin America to decide which platforms they value most. This will also create a unique opportunity for cheaper and free ad-supported platforms to swoop in and gain market share among the more price-conscious consumers.