Mobile


eMarketer junior forecasting analyst Nazmul Islam shares our estimates on how logistics apps have become the biggest gainers in the US market. Watch now.

Food delivery apps are rapidly growing in popularity, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast on mobile app usage. This year, these apps will be used by 38.0 million people in the US, up 21.0% over 2018. By 2021, more than 20% of US smartphone users will use a food delivery app.

eMarketer junior forecasting analyst Nazmul Islam shares our usage numbers for US smartphone dating apps and doesn't dance around the reasons for a slowdown in growth. Watch now.

eMarketer vice president of research Jennifer Pearson unpacks a new study from Common Sense Media on screen use among teenagers and adults. How does screen time affect sleep? How do teens and their parents perceive their own, and each other’s, level of smartphone use? And how does the study compare with other research on this subject?

As the US smartphone market decelerates, Apple and Best Buy have been experiencing slower sales growth, and we forecast that the number of smartphone users will grow just 3.0% in 2019.

For the first time ever, US consumers will spend more time using their mobile devices than they will spend watching TV, with smartphone use dominating that time spent.

eMarketer forecasting director Shelleen Shum dives into our internet and mobile usage numbers in India and weighs in on the country's promising growth. Watch now.

In this Meet the Analyst Webinar, eMarketer principal analyst Yoram Wurmser discusses how location data and consumer attitudes toward its use have evolved over the past year.

According to a March 2019 RetailMeNot study, internet users looking for more information in-store often skip approaching retail associates and go directly to their smartphones. Sixty-nine percent of respondents said they would look for reviews on their phone first, and 53% would search for deals before speaking with an employee.

Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal changed the way Americans think about online privacy. And it should come as no surprise that many have grown wary over the mishandling of personal information.

Retailers’ digital ad spend parallels that of the overall US digital ad market this year, growing 19.1%, according to our latest forecast. For this industry, mobile and search advertising dominate ad spend allocation.

eMarketer junior forecasting analyst Nazmul Islam explores our latest numbers for food delivery apps and three factors behind their growing popularity among US smartphone users. Watch now.

Despite the rapid rise of digital, time spent with traditional media remains dominant in France. However, as consumers max out on how much they can multitask per day and reach a media saturation point, total time spent with media will likely plateau in the next several years.

This year, for the first time, adults in China will spend over half of their daily media time on the internet. This is largely a result of increased government efforts to transform and develop internet infrastructure in the more rural parts of the country.

eMarketer senior analyst Jasmine Enberg examines the implications of WhatsApp’s latest strategic moves, including its decision to launch an ad platform in 2020 and a mobile payments system in India.

Thousands of new shopping apps continue to pop up in Apple’s App Store and the Google Play store each year as consumers gear their shopping habits towards mobile. But the increase in competition might be causing smaller retailers and startups to think twice about investing in app development, especially on the iOS marketplace.

In today’s episode, we spotlight mobile banking in Asia. How are young entrepreneurs in China using their smartphones to disrupt the financial services industry? What is South Korea doing to make banking fun? What new apps are teaching children how to manage their money? And what do bankers need to know about the mobile generation?

eMarketer senior forecasting analyst Oscar Orozco shares our latest time spent numbers for tablets and why once-popular tablet activities like video viewing and shopping are becoming preferred elsewhere. Watch now.

In today’s “eMarketer Daily Forecast” video, forecasting analyst Showmik Podder sheds light on why the British are spending more and more time watching video on their smartphones. Watch now.

Fewer people in the US are accessing social networking sites via computers, with the majority of users now exclusively on mobile devices. We forecast that 51.7% of US social network users will be mobile-only in 2019.