Social Media

Move over, celebrities and mega-influencers. Creators with smaller followings will be the strategic play in the influencer marketing world in 2022.

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.

TikTok will surpass 1.5 billion users in 2022: Despite challenges, TikTok has proven resilient and will likely command marketers’ attention and ad spend.

The consumer packaged goods (CPG) and grocery sector is years beyond where it was expected to be in terms of consumer adoption of ecommerce. Watch Industry Voices: Spotlight on D2C with The Clorox Company’s Jackson Jeyanayagam to hear how the cleaning products company's brand portfolio is responding to evolving behavior and encouraging consumers of all ages to buy products online.

Gen Zers make heavy use of many social networks to create connections, consume multimedia, play games, and share content.

On today's episode, we discuss the most viable ways people want to "fix" Facebook, whether Netflix Games will move the needle, if TikTok on TV makes sense, whether Peloton's deceleration is concerning, how many kids under 13 years old actually use social media, the unspoken reasons employees don’t want remote work to end, how much time people spend talking about themselves, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst Suzy Davidkhanian, director of reports editing Rahul Chadha, and analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch.

For the first time, in 2021, Instagram will pull in more US ad revenues ($26.46 billion) than the core Facebook platform, its ad marketplace, and Messenger combined ($23.84 billion).

WhatsApp chases Discord's success with Communities feature: The platform's upcoming tools could help create intimate, niche communities—a formula for high engagement and brand interest.

On today's episode, we discuss the most interesting takeaways from Twitter's Q3 earnings, why the social media company was able to weather Apple's iOS privacy changes, and what Twitter hopes to become by 2023. We then talk about the share of tweets that come from young people and the appeal of Twitter Blue now that it includes ad blocking service Scroll. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Jasmine Enberg.

On today's episode, we discuss the main takeaways from Facebook's Q3 earnings, what we make of the new company name "Meta," and how the company will finish the year. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Debra Aho Williamson.

On today's episode, we discuss the most interesting takeaways from Snapchat's Q3 earnings, how Apple's iOS changes are affecting Snapchat, and where the social media company will be by the end of the year. We then talk about where people prefer to follow their favorite brands and how concerned Instagram is about losing young people. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Jasmine Enberg.

Faze Clan's public offering will be a proving ground for public creator economy companies: The organization started in 2010—before influencers and creators were the norm—and its market performance could foreshadow similar moves from newer companies.

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.

Issues of deceptive content, privacy, and safety continue to plague social media. Building user trust is critical for social platforms and their advertisers; it affects how users feel on social media sites and may also impact whether users want to engage with ads there.

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.

Snap misses Q3 revenue goal by $3 million, citing iOS privacy changes: The platform’s bottom line was affected by supply chain issues and changes to app tracking via Apple, foreshadowing a rough quarter for other social platforms.