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Global opportunities in mobile apps: By 2030, global spending on mobile apps may reach $2 trillion. Non-gaming apps are outpacing gaming apps by revenues as AI and regulations reshape the market. Read online

Allegations of a former TikTok data scientist may renew concerns that US data was shared with Chinese parent.

Global smartphone shipments are up 7.8% YoY in Q1. Samsung leads, Apple slips, and Chinese brands gain.

Cost-effective alternatives to human brand ambassadors have the potential to disrupt the $250 billion influencer economy at the expense of human talent

Choice is spurring innovation in AI and privacy. Users can now pick from more diverse, multifunctional options, challenging default browsers like Chrome and Safari.

Can Roblox make ads a staple of nonmobile gaming? The company has partnered with PubMatic to launch a bidding exchange for ads in a major shift for the industry.

On today's podcast episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss the role of the store for the beauty space, Walmart's involvement in this product category, and how TikTok is changing things. Then, for "Pop-Up Rankings," we rank the top three social media trends that have influenced beauty products and how they're marketed. Join our analyst Sara Lebow as she hosts analysts Sky Canaves and Carina Perkins.

Small businesses see higher engagement from phone display ads: Our Industry KPI data from Taboola uncovers a way for SMBs to compete with larger marketers.

Join industry experts on Behind the Numbers: The Banking & Payments Show as we take a compelling deep dive into the world of cryptocurrencies. Explore the market's rebound, analyze EMARKETER’s predictions, and unravel the dynamics behind the soaring values. This episode brings to light the phenomenal recovery of Bitcoin, reaching an unprecedented $69,000 peak, bouncing back from 2022's dramatic downturn. Delve into the critical factors propelling cryptocurrencies to new heights and the significant role of 'halving' in sustaining this momentum. In our engaging 'Headlines' feature, we dissect the factors contributing to the resurgence of crypto values, examining the critical elements that influence market highs. The 'For Argument’s Sake' segment ignites a thought-provoking debate on the practical uses of cryptocurrencies, with a spotlight on Bitcoin. Expert analysts, Grace Broadbent, and Tyler Van Dyke, join host, Rob Rubin, to offer their insights into the currency's real-world applications. Key Insights: - Cryptocurrencies are witnessing a remarkable revival, with Bitcoin leading the charge by hitting an all-time high. - Market analysts and enthusiasts are keenly observing the impact of 'halving' events on cryptocurrency values. - A detailed analysis of the utility and real-world application of cryptocurrencies fuels a spirited debate, underlining the digital currency's role in the current financial landscape.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss which digital behaviors Hispanic Americans over-index on, how they get their news, and what advertisers should consider when trying to reach and market to these folks. "In Other News," we talk about where in the world people use social media the most and how kids use the internet. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Matteo Ceurvels and Paola Flores-Marquez.

Targeting EU compliance could broaden arcade/console game access on iOS. It could boost developer revenue, but it also risks scams.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss whether teens will need permission to access social media, if companies saying goodbye to the CMO role is a good move, Spotify's video plans, the path for ride-hailing firms, better ways to measure progress, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Ross Benes, Carina Perkins, and Max Willens.

Apple will lay off 700 people in its first major cut since the pandemic. It’s consolidating resources as it shifts to AI development

On today's podcast episode, we discuss our changing digital media consumption habits: how much time we spend per day with media, how TV watching is holding up, how much we digitally multitask, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood and director of forecasting Oscar Orozco.

On today's podcast episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss in-store retail media: what's holding it back, cooler screens and smart carts impact, and what digital advertising looks like outside the store. Then, for "Pop-Up Rankings," we rank the top three activations in retail media. Join our analyst Sara Lebow as she hosts analysts Arielle Feger and Sarah Marzano.

On today's podcast episode (part 2), we discuss what the end of cookies means for publishers, what new media business models look like, and who's done the best job of pivoting to digital. "In Other News," we talk about when brands should disclose that they have used AI and whether Spotify's new video learning courses can move the needle. Tune in to the discussion with our director of Briefings Jeremy Goldman and analyst Daniel Konstantinovic.

In 2024, in-app video ads will capture over 30% of total US mobile advertising spend for the first time. Driven by placements in social media, YouTube, and OTT apps, in-app video ad spending will increase 20.4% YoY in 2024 to reach $61.11 billion. It will account for over half (58%) of the $105.93 billion in US video ad revenues and nearly 90% of mobile video ad revenues.

Deleting billions of data records is a first step to restoring user privacy but could come at the expense of crucial advertising data.

Discord’s advertising debut must be carefully managed: The gaming and messaging app risks alienating consumers in its pursuit of revenue growth.