eMarketer sales executive Michael Bruckenthal, midmarket account manager Brandon Galindo and vice president of content studio—and author of our recent report, “Esports 2019: eMarketer’s Forecast for US Audience, US Ad Revenue Growth”—Paul Verna discuss the burgeoning world of esports. They chat about how different stakeholders are investing in this space, who’s watching, how large are the prize pools and audiences compared with traditional sports and marketing opportunities for advertisers.
As we’ve covered, ad blocking in the US and many parts of western Europe are here to stay. Whether it’s over privacy concerns or the general annoyance over ads ruining user experience, many internet users are not happy with ad loads when they browse the web.
eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom shares our latest internet usage estimates for Italy, including projections for 2022.
eMarketer principal analysts Nicole Perrin and Andrew Lipsman discuss the viability of Peloton’s business model, the implications of unsafe products being sold on Amazon, and whether consumers really care about brand activism.
There are about four months before the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) compliance deadline kicks in, and according to July 2019 research from consent solutions provider PossibleNow, only 8% of US businesses said they are prepared. The majority reported still being in the preparation process; however, only a third expected to be able to meet the January 1, 2020, deadline.
eMarketer principal analyst Nicole Perrin explains how consumers feel about ads why they feel that way: What ads do they least like? Which ones are they most receptive to? How should advertisers respond? Then, principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson talks about the US launch of Facebook’s dating service, how young people feel about ‘likes’ and the impact of the social platform’s latest data breach.
eMarketer principal analysts Nicole Perrin and Mark Dolliver join vice president of content studio Paul Verna to discuss why Uber and Lyft drivers might become employees, a landmark facial recognition ruling in the UK, whether Americans prefer ground coffee, K-Cups or whole coffee beans, and more.
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.