SEP 29, 2021
Tune in to our inaugural episode of Brand Anatomy, where we get exclusive looks inside leading brands. Today, eMarketer Briefing director Jeremy Goldman sits down with JibJab CEO Paul Hanges to discuss how the company—a leader in viral content dating back to 1999—listened to customer sentiment during the pandemic, improved its product, and reinvigorated its brand.
AUG 18, 2021
AUG 18, 2021
JUN 14, 2021
The pandemic accelerated mobile trends by years, and these changes should stick even as the pandemic wanes. Many people were forced to use apps for food delivery, finance, fitness, and shopping, and they’ve become accustomed to these new behaviors. Even app categories that were hurt during the pandemic, such as travel or dating apps, have been resilient. People have acclimated to new forms of mobile shopping and activities, and they’ll be more willing to try mobile interfaces for other activities going forward.
JUL 1, 2021
MAY 6, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss the most interesting findings from Facebook's Q1 earnings, how Apple’s iOS 14.5 update might affect its business, and where it sits among the digital ad giants. We then talk about how many people are using Facebook Dating, measuring Facebook's "potential reach," and Facebook Reality Labs' upcoming smart wristband. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analysts at Insider Intelligence Debra Aho Williamson and Nicole Perrin.
APR 16, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss what "going back to the office" may actually mean, the dawn of “tiered-access journalism,” video safe havens for brands, possible surges in travel plans, Facebook's new video speed dating app called Sparked, why the Rubik's Cube was invented, and more. Tune in to listen to the discussion with eMarketer principal analysts Jillian Ryan and Jeremy Goldman, and analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch.
JUN 2, 2021
Dating apps also followed surprising patterns. Many dating app users pivoted fairly quickly to a new reality. “We did see dating apps were surprisingly resilient during the pandemic,” Sydow said. "That was really interesting from the perspectives of both weekly active users and time spent.”. Analyst Take.
JUN 1, 2020
MAR 2, 2021
OCT 7, 2021
An anonymous user posted a 125GB torrent to 4chan, containing Twitch’s source code, change log, internal security tools, creator payout information dating back to 2019, and news of Amazon's unreleased competitor to popular video game marketplace Steam, among other information.
AUG 12, 2021
We recently spoke with Pittson about creating buzz for a brand, gaining retail distribution, Quip's brief stint on dating apps, and more. Why do you think Quip has been successful? One of the first things that comes to mind for me is the product itself—the hero product of the electric toothbrush being genuinely category disrupting. Quip wasn't a pure marketing or brand play.
Vice President, Growth
JUN 17, 2021
JUL 15, 2019
We expect the number of people who own a smartphone and use dating apps to grow 5.3% this year, reaching roughly 25 billion. This figure is much flatter than our previous forecast of 9.8% growth, and just one-sixth of growth in 2016.
FEB 2, 2021
SEP 12, 2019
Facebook Dating launched in the US last week, giving users ages 18 and older access to typical dating app features like specialized profiles and matchmaking algorithms. Though the dating app space is crowded, Facebook has an opportunity to set itself apart by simplifying what's arguably the most vexing aspect of online dating: setting up a profile.
MAR 27, 2020
eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver, junior analyst Blake Droesch and vice president of content studio Paul Verna discuss if people are falling back in love with their TVs, if online video dating will work, why we can't (yet) trust the internet, brands building goodwill during the pandemic, the un-college movement, what the average person looks like and more.
FEB 13, 2020
eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver and vice president of research Jennifer Pearson discuss the wonderful world of online dating. Who's on which platforms? What do people like and dislike about it? They then talk about Valentine's Day spending, "OK Boomer" age discrimination and the link between smartphones and mental health.
AUG 21, 2020
Dating apps are seeing an influx of new users as many continue to shelter in place. This year, we forecast there will be 26.6 million smartphone dating app users, according to our latest estimates. That’s an 18.4% increase from 2019.
JUN 18, 2019
eMarketer junior forecasting analyst Nazmul Islam shares our usage numbers for US smartphone dating apps and doesn't dance around the reasons for a slowdown in growth. Watch now.
JAN 28, 2021
APR 30, 2019
eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson discusses Facebook's latest F8 announcements, including the redesign, Instagram shopping features and upcoming Facebook Dating service.
NOV 26, 2019
eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson and junior analyst Blake Droesch discuss TikTok's US image, whether competitors can copy it out of business and how in-app buying will affect the platform. Then they talk about the ANA Influencer Marketing Conference, why Facebook is introducing Stories to its dating service and whether Americans will miss seeing Instagram likes when they go away.
MAY 17, 2021
SEP 9, 2019
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.