Advertising & Marketing

Video-sharing app TikTok was the darling of VidCon this year. The media latched onto its low-fi approach of seeding creators all over the conference, where fans could easily interact with them. By contrast, YouTube creators were often cordoned off into formal presentations and meet-and-greets.

In yet another sign that online reviews can make or break the path to purchase, June 2019 research from Trustpilot found that consumers would lose trust in a brand not only if they saw negative reviews—but also if the brand went one step further and deleted them.

eMarketer forecasting director Shelleen Shum shares our readjusted estimates for UK internet users who will deploy ad blockers between 2019 and 2021.

eMarketer principal analysts Nicole Perrin and Mark Dolliver discuss Uber’s plans to be the go-to transport hub, four ideas on how to rein in big tech, the changing motivations for watching the NFL and which types of ads are mostly likely to influence purchasing decisions.

Consumers’ reasons for blocking ads point sharply in the direction of user experience. It’s clear internet users are unhappy with ad loads overall, but there are also some types of ads they like more—or less. The ones that provoke the most ire are those that get in the way of consumers’ ability to view the content they have sought out.

eMarketer forecasting director Shelleen Shum breaks down our latest figures for ad blocker users and the reality for advertisers and publishers.

There may be a significant performance gap in what CMOs believe are important capabilities for their businesses to achieve and what they deliver well today, according to the Dentsu Aegis Network.

As privacy concerns continue to rise, you’d think consumers would be dubious about sharing their data. But according to a number of surveys on the topic, that’s not necessarily the case—especially if they get some value out of it.

Dailymotion vice president of product Justin Silberman and vice president of engineering Antoine Bonavita join eMarketer principal analyst Nicole Perrin to discuss how the video service, dubbed "the European YouTube," evolved its advertising platform.

eMarketer principal analysts Nicole Perrin and Mark Dolliver join vice president of content studio Paul Verna to chat about YouTube’s announcement that it will stop targeting ads toward kids, whether podcasts are the future of radio, the significance of Facebook’s new ‘Off-Facebook Activity’ feature and more.

Facebook recently announced that it will finally roll out its long-promised “Clear History” tool, now known as “Off-Facebook Activity.” The tool will show users the information third-party websites and apps have shared about them with Facebook and allow them to disconnect that browsing history from their profiles, preventing its use for ad targeting.

Adopting new technology is the norm among Generation X, and unlike digital natives, this adoption hasn’t crowded out old media. But before marketers can tap into Xers’ widespread accessibility, they should understand their unique device and media usage, social platform preferences and privacy concerns.

In Canada, podcasts are increasingly becoming part of advertisers’ content marketing menu, and many brands are investing in podcasts to deliver branded or sponsored content. And there’s good reason for them to do so: According to the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, about a third (29%) of internet users in Canada listen to podcasts.

Nearly half of consumers surveyed by Paysafe said they’ve used biometrics—typically based on facial recognition technology—to make some form of payment.

eMarketer principal analyst Nicole Perrin talks about the dark side of the internet. She also discusses how Facebook can target ads without personal data and Lyft's Q2 results.

Straddling the analogue and digital divide, Xers are readily reachable by marketers, but they can be picky when it comes to where and how they want to interact with ads. We spoke with demographics thought-leaders about this generation’s device and media usage.

Utilizing marketplaces is one way for a seller to expand reach. But for some manufacturers and distributors, that increased reach is not worth the competitive threats that they may face on a marketplace.

eMarketer principal analysts Mark Dolliver and Nicole Perrin discuss a new bill banning autoplay video, the details of the Capital One hack, why a drone fell out of the sky and more.

Eighty-eight-percent of online shoppers said it’s important for brands and retailers to offer personalized experiences, according to a March 2019 survey from Episerver. In addition to personalization, learn what other three functions are recommended in a web content management system to truly engage your customers.

eMarketer principal analysts Nicole Perrin and Andrew Lipsman discuss what makes for a good loyalty scheme. They also break down Pinterest’s Q2 results, the impact of a negative review and lessons learned from Amazon Prime Day 2019.