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In the second of two special episodes of “Behind the Numbers,” we look back at two key digital trends from earlier this year: digital privacy concerns and the acceleration of cord-cutting.

In the first of two special episodes of “Behind the Numbers,” we look back at three key digital trends from earlier this year: Facebook ad revenues, digital disruption in retail and the surge of voice assistants.

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 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 Andrew Lipsman explains how Amazon Prime Day complements the company’s flywheel of commerce, digital content and advertising. He also reviews estimates of how much business Amazon did on Prime Day and examines the event’s ripple effect on other retailers.

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 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 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.