eMarketer analyst Ross Benes and forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom ponder the future of the video industry as the streaming wars heat up. How will new services reshape the landscape? What will happen to the quality of TV programming? And when the dust clears, who will be the winners and losers?
eMarketer analyst Ross Benes and vice president of content studio Paul Verna discuss Netflix's first-ever quarterly subscriber loss. They also consider other implications from the company's lower-than-expected Q2 2019 earnings, including the effect of a recent price hike on the company's revenues, the competitive landscape and the cost of funding original and licensed content.
eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson weighs in on the benefits and drawbacks of the new video-sharing phenomenon TikTok. She also discusses Facebook’s recent $5 billion FTC fine and whether Google getting back into social networking is a good thing.
eMarketer principal analyst Nicole Perrin and vice president of content studio Paul Verna join host Marcus Johnson to discuss the most interesting stories this week: what makes people nervous about the sharing economy, finding something interesting to watch on streaming platforms and why Marriott got fined $125 million. Plus, they discuss how to protect children online, bring you the game of the week and share unhelpful dinner party facts.
eMarketer principal analyst Nicole Perrin walks us through the implications of the British Airways data breach. She also discusses 2019's podcast revenues and helps you decipher when you see a digital political ad.
eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom and vice president of content studio Paul Verna chat about Americans’ ever-changing media consumption habits. They also dissect planned spend on July Fourth, Gen Z’s selective social network use and a Wikipedia founder’s call for a social media strike.
eMarketer senior director of forecasting Monica Peart and vice president of content studio Paul Verna discuss how much money is spent on political ads. They also talk about Twitter’s new “in the public interest rules, Apple Music’s milestone, and which is cooler: Tetris Royale? Or being able to know how crowded your commute is?
eMarketer principal analysts Lauren Fisher and Nicole Perrin consider whether real-time bidding in advertising markets is compatible with the terms of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. They also discuss the effectiveness of social media ads, Walmart’s use of AI cameras to curb retail theft and Roku’s robust sales of streaming devices in Q1 2019.
eMarketer co-founder and chief content officer Geoff Ramsey and vice president of business development Marissa Coslov report back from the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. They share their insights on the new themes that emerged in this year's show and reveal their most interesting conversations, important takeaways and craziest moments.
Our weekly review of the most intriguing stories covers Facebook’s cryptocurrency project, Spotify’s plan to target ads based on podcast listening and viewership metrics of the NBA Finals. We also delve into the digital ad industry’s latest steps to promote brand safety, and we bring you the game of the week, useless dinner party data and more! Host Marcus Johnson leads the conversation with eMarketer principal analyst Nicole Perrin and vice president of multimedia Paul Verna.
eMarketer principal analyst Victoria Petrock and director of research Chris Keating share the latest eMarketer forecasts on the US voice assistant market. They also explain the distinction between voice assistants and smart speakers and analyze related developments from Amazon, Google, Microsoft and more.
eMarketer principal analysts Karin von Abrams and Nicole Perrin discuss France's new tax and its impact on US tech companies. They also discuss how people use Google, whether customers find Netflix too pricey, Brits' knowledge of Disney+ and more.
eMarketer principal analyst Andrew Lipsman dissects what we can expect from Amazon Prime Day 2019. He also discusses why Etsy sellers are getting frustrated and explains what to make of the newest D2C shaving brand.
eMarketer principal analyst Andrew Lipsman talks with Scott Silverman, co-founder of retail conference CommerceNext, about how D2C brands and retailers are earmarking their digital investment dollars. Lipsman also weighs in on Brandless’s new CEO, Nordstrom being a “no-growth” retailer and Starbucks’s new tie-dye Frappuccino.
eMarketer vice president of content studio Paul Verna discusses YouTube’s changes to video suggestions. He also explores the popularity of hearables vs. smartwatches and asks: “When it the perfect time to send an email?”
eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson discusses Instagram’s evolution by analyzing some of the most important emerging trends. She also weighs in on why people follow or unfollow brands, the “like” feature and TikTok’s interest-based ad targeting.
eMarketer principal analysts Nicole Perrin and Andrew Lipsman join host Marcus Johnson for our review of the most interesting stories this week, including figuring out the value of your data, paying for a premium email service and Instagram’s new Explore ads. We also discuss the cost of an ad-free internet, bring you the game of the week, useless dinner party data and more!
eMarketer principal analyst Nicole Perrin and vice president of multimedia Paul Verna discuss new legislation aimed at eliminating supposed political bias from social platforms. Also on the agenda: women in ads, smartwatch use and the Snapchat friends survey.
eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver and vice president of multimedia Paul Verna join host Marcus Johnson to discuss reports that the Federal Trade Commission is investigating YouTube for potential violations of children’s online privacy. Other topics on the agenda include Slack’s initial public offering and a study showing an increase in screen time among older users.
It’s that time of year again. Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker has released her highly anticipated Internet Trends report—a 333-slide overview of the past, present and future of the digital ecosystem. In the first of two consecutive podcast episodes on this topic, eMarketer principal analysts Yory Wurmser, Mark Dolliver and Debra Aho Williamson analyze the mobile, demographics and social media angles of Meeker’s report.