JUL 23, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss five new bills that aim to limit Big Tech, whether short-form audio is next, Google's fine over its treatment of news publishers, why we buy what we buy, what to make of Disney+ subscriber growth hitting the brakes, how the world gets its caffeine, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior analysts Sara M. Watson and Jasmine Enberg and analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch.
JUL 2, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss what Google delaying getting rid of third-party cookies means for everyone, whether people will want to listen to audio on Facebook, what to make of TikTok's new mini apps called Jumps, Google's EU ad tech antitrust case, if moviegoing is making a return, what if time didn't exist, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior analysts Audrey Schomer and Sara M. Watson and analyst at Insider Intelligence Nina Goetzen.
JUN 28, 2021
In this Meet the Analyst Webinar, Sara M. Watson, senior analyst at Insider Intelligence, discussed how shifting consumer attitudes and new regulations have raised the stakes, making privacy a competitive advantage.
JUN 25, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss Apple's upcoming iOS 15 privacy measures, what we make of Spotify's new Clubhouse competitor Greenroom, whether new social network IRL can take on Facebook groups, if we can expect a new data privacy agency, how much people are getting out, American's favorite time of the year, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior analysts Audrey Schomer and Sara M. Watson and analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch.
JUN 4, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss how advertisers are adjusting as the pandemic eases in the US, whether Facebook Live Shopping can get off the ground, online shopping's deceleration, if faster delivery can really help retailers compete with Amazon, what to make of Snapchat's fourth-generation augmented reality glasses, and how much time we really have to enjoy life. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior analyst Sara M. Watson, analyst Daniel Keyes, and analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch.
MAY 27, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss whether a federal privacy law is still expected this year, some case studies of how companies are building trust in emerging technologies through privacy, and some best practices on how to differentiate on privacy. We then talk about major retailers' Q1 earnings, why Google is opening a brick-and-mortar store, and whether kids being able to shop online by themselves will catch on. Tune in to the discussion with Insider Intelligence senior analyst Sara M. Watson and analyst Daniel Keyes.
MAY 21, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss how Facebook is handling Apple's iOS14.5 update, its new 'Neighborhoods' feature, whether people will want to listen to podcasts on the blue app, organic marketing losing its shine on the larger social media platforms, what the Facebook Oversight Board's landmark ruling means, a balancing miracle, and more. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson, senior analyst Sara M. Watson, and analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch.
APR 9, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss Facebook letting users choose how their News Feed looks, Clubhouse adding tipping, tech giants betting people are ready for augmented reality (AR) glasses, making the most of "micromoments," Apple making a car, what happens when you look down at your phone while walking, and more. Tune in to listen to the discussion with eMarketer analysts Nina Goetzen and Blake Droesch, and senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Sara M. Watson.
MAR 19, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss Facebook and Apple's next virtual and augmented reality moves, Netflix cracking down on password sharing, whether Google and Facebook killed the concept of "free," what Americans will do with their stimulus checks, how ESPN+ will do on Hulu, where in the world there is a giant plughole in the ocean, and more. Tune in to listen to the discussion with eMarketer forecasting analyst Rini Mukhopadhyay, senior analyst Sara M. Watson, analyst Blake Droesch, and principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Jeremy Goldman.
MAR 17, 2021
Join us to hear eMarketer principal analysts Debra Aho Williamson and Jillian Ryan, vice president of forecasting Monica Peart, and senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Sara M. Watson—in conversation with Insider Intelligence senior vice president of content Zia Daniell Wigder and Sitecore CMO Paige O’Neill—in a live webinar centering on women in the workforce.
SEP 9, 2021
When Amazon starts a new business, competitors scrap business plans and markets shudder. We examined 19 of Amazon’s divisions to help parse how the company fuels its flywheel to keep driving the virtuous cycle.
AUG 31, 2021
It was supposed to be a “hot vax summer” in the US, but instead we got a hot antitrust reform summer. The Biden administration, along with the Democratic-led Congress, has put into play a mix of proposed legislation, lawsuits, executive orders, and appointments to address Big Tech's outsized, consolidated power.
MAY 18, 2021
Privacy is more than just a compliance concern—it’s an opportunity for differentiation. This report features four case studies that highlight how emerging technology platforms are establishing privacy and trust to gain a competitive advantage.
FEB 26, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss Google and Facebook paying for news in Australia, what consumers think of Apple's privacy labels, the changing content moderation rules, Maryland's digital ad tax, how much time is spent with social, controlling someone else's dreams, and more. Tune in to listen to the discussion with eMarketer analyst Blake Droesch, principal analyst Jeremy Goldman, and senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Sara M. Watson.
MAR 18, 2021
In addition to building next-generation smart network infrastructure, 5G startups are piloting use cases across industries that take advantage of the performance advancements of 5G connections.
FEB 12, 2021
eMarketer principal analysts Jeremy Goldman and Jillian Ryan, along with senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Sara M. Watson, discuss what a reimagined workplace looks like, The New York Times digital transformation, what big tech can expect from the Biden Administration, whether the world is getting less colorful, podcasts as a direct line to consumers, how many people live underwater, and more.
JAN 29, 2021
eMarketer principal analysts Mark Dolliver and Sara M. Watson, vice president of research Jennifer Pearson, and junior analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch discuss the pivotal decision of Facebook's Oversight Board to ban former President Donald Trump, private search engines making a push, whether social media damages teenagers' health, whether baby boomers will want to shop online post-pandemic, Apple's reported paywalled podcast platform, what happens to astronauts when they're in space, and more.
NOV 30, 2020
Advances in AI and predictive analytics are using consumer scores to automate business decisions to predict things like risk and fraud. But concerns over fairness mean companies need to make scores transparent to consumers.
JAN 22, 2021
eMarketer principal analysts Mark Dolliver and Sara M. Watson, along with junior analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch, discuss the true power of the social media giants, how Gen Z viewers like to consume sports, Twitter leaning into audio, news use on social platforms, how the pandemic has reshaped children's screen time, why people get "red eye" in photos, and more.
JAN 7, 2021
eMarketer senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Sara M. Watson discusses what she's paying attention to in 2021 and why: a new federal privacy law and reimagining antitrust rules.
DEC 24, 2020
eMarketer principal analysts Mark Dolliver, Sara M. Watson, and Nicole Perrin, along with junior analyst at Insider Intelligence Blake Droesch, discuss the latest government lawsuits against Google, Twitter's new "Spaces" audio feature, 2021 Super Bowl commercials, the reception to Apple's new privacy labels, The Walt Disney Co. throwing its weight behind streaming, what all "Friends" episodes have in common, and more.
JUN 29, 2021
Join us to hear more from Sara Watson, Senior Analyst at Insider Intelligence, as she covers best practices for companies to differentiate on privacy. Click here to reserve your seat. Shifting consumer attitudes and new regulations have raised the stakes on personal data protection. Today, privacy is more than a compliance concern—it’s a key opportunity for differentiation.
DEC 4, 2020
eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver, junior analyst Blake Droesch, vice president of content studio Paul Verna, and senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Sara M. Watson discuss how social media might (actually) be regulated, social commerce, the ceiling for Disney+, Snapchat rolling out TikTok competitor "Spotlight," Spotify testing Snapchat-like Stories, Facebook paying UK publishers for news in 2021, why you should never trust a raven, and more.
DEC 18, 2020
eMarketer principal analysts Mark Dolliver, Sara M. Watson, and Debra Aho Williamson, junior analyst Blake Droesch, and vice president of content studio at Insider Intelligence Paul Verna discuss whether the FTC will break up Facebook, a new Discovery+ streaming service, whether Facebook ads are reaching saturation, how customer service changed in 2020, the FTC wanting Big Tech to explain what they do with data, what most people dream about, and more.
JUN 17, 2021
Insider Intelligence senior analyst Sara M. Watson says, “Lina Khan’s leadership represents a paradigm shift in antitrust interpretation and enforcement and will have huge implications for checking the consolidated power of Big Tech firms.”.