Mobile

TikTok’s new report on teen safety is part of an ongoing effort by the app to ease scrutiny: After Instagram’s bombshell report about teen health earlier this year, platforms like TikTok and Snap are racing to show regulators, users, and advertisers that they don’t share the same issues.

Activision Blizzard faces calls from fans, shareholders, and industry figures for its CEO to resign: Widespread backlash against the gaming company suggests that consumers are paying more attention to corporate social responsibility and ethics.

Instacart delays IPO plans to focus on broadening services: The company believes it may generate as much as $10 billion to $20 billion in annual revenues from its retail media network in the coming years.

Samsung Medical Center is becoming certified under HIMSS’ global standard for digital health transformation—we unpack why this could help it capture more health system and hospital customers.

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, owns the top four mobile apps worldwide, with WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Facebook, and Instagram seeing the most cumulative downloads between Q1 2014 and Q3 2021.

The smartphone industry is feeling the squeeze of the semiconductor shortage.

On today's episode, we discuss Facebook’s recent outages and how WhatsApp being down in particular affected consumers and businesses around the world. Tune in to the discussion as eMarketer principal analyst Bill Fisher hosts senior analysts Jasmine Enberg and Matteo Ceurvels.

On today's episode, we discuss the most important trends in media, including what is happening with the rise of smart products, how concerning the plateauing of social media use is, and how people are using voice assistants in different ways. Tune in to the discussion with chief research officer at GlobalWebIndex Jason Mander and eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Karin von Abrams.