eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver, junior analyst Blake Droesch and vice president of content studio Paul Verna talk about what people are watching on Disney+, TikTok's latest "curated content" idea, Hulu's new ad formats, box office records, kids' allowances and more.

As more people watch video content on their mobile devices, the nature of mobile video monetization is changing. This is particularly the case for programmatic advertising, which we define as an automated, technology-driven method of buying, selling or fulfilling digital display ad placements. Overall, mobile video ads sold programmatically generated $19.93 billion in revenues in 2019 in the US and will generate $24.87 billion in 2020.

For Alexandra Waldman, launching Universal Standard was a no-brainer. She struggled to find clothes that fit her size-20 frame—even something as simple as a T-shirt that didn’t have a puppy or a "live, laugh, love" affirmation on it.

eMarketer senior analyst Bill Fisher discusses one thing that summed up 2019 for him, as well as some of his predictions for 2020, focusing on the UK.

Consumer adoption of online grocery—led primarily by Amazon and Walmart—saw hockey-stick growth last year. As these two Goliaths vie for market control, conflicting reports have made it difficult to determine who has the momentum, and where consumers prefer to shop.

eMarketer analyst Ross Benes, principal analyst Andrew Lipsman and vice president of content studio Paul Verna discuss the upcoming video platform Quibi and how much it can affect the current field. They then talk about the consequences of password sharing, NBCUniveral selling ad inventory across all screens and Spotify preparing to serve podcast ads using tons of data.

eMarketer is pleased to moderate a Tech-Talk Webinar presentation featuring Carol Krakowski, director of insights at PowerReviews. She will discuss the anatomy of the perfect review, along with proven strategies on how to collect and leverage customer-generated content.

The US has been relatively late in introducing contactless cards, which are credit or debit cards that include a near field communication (NFC) chip that can complete a transaction simply by tapping on a reader. But those cards are starting to arrive in the US now that most point-of-sale (POS) systems have the NFC capabilities to accept them.

eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver and vice president of research Jennifer Pearson discuss children's behavior online, the screen time stigma and YouTube child policy changes. Then, junior analyst Blake Droesch addresses questions about a TikTok sale, Facebook's stance on political ads and a new way to limit who can reply to your tweets.

Advertiser investment in connected TV (CTV) is ramping up quickly as more inventory becomes available, with YouTube, Hulu and Roku dominating the landscape. We estimate CTV ad spending in the US will reach $10.81 billion by 2021, up from close to $7 billion in 2019. But still, challenges remain, including fragmented inventory, ad fraud and frequency capping.

For our report on how the role of the CMO has changed in recent years, we asked more than 60 CMOs about their current priorities and what they’re planning for 2020. Our interviews covered everything from iHeartMedia’s CMO talking about the digital transformation of radio to Ryan Dell taking men’s lifestyle brand MVMT from online to offline.

eMarketer principal analyst Mark Dolliver and junior analyst Lucy Koch discuss one thing that summed up 2019 for each of them, as well as some of their predictions for 2020, focusing on demographics.

eMarketer principal analyst Victoria Petrock discusses what she learned from the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show. She then explains the significance of facial recognition bias and why paying with your hand makes sense.

We thought 2019 would be the year when social properties finally started making measurable gains in social commerce, and we were right. Instagram led the way, with several new shopping features, including Checkout, that make it easier for consumers to go from inspiration to purchase.

eMarketer senior analyst Jasmine Enberg and principal analysts Jillian Ryan and Yory Wurmser discuss what the digital world will look like in 2020. They then talk about Instagram's user growth deceleration and what shoppers want from in-store associates.

Pinterest surpassed Snapchat as the third-biggest social media platform in the US in 2019, and it will continue to stay ahead in the coming years, according to our latest social user estimates.

For many consumers who have seen early ads for Handy, they may know the company solely for house cleaning. It focused mostly on marketing that segment in the beginning, but it also provides a range of other services, including home renovation and installations.

Many US podcast listeners tune in frequently, and three in 10 daily listeners have bought products based on podcast ads, according to research from CivicScience.

Amid all the handwringing about screen time—plus the demise of Toys "R" Us—one could easily imagine that kids have lost interest in toys. But they haven’t.

Most consumers want a product delivered the second they order it, and Amazon is betting on that behavior to drive more sales by offering free one-day shipping on Prime-eligible products. An October 2019 CivicScience survey found that a plurality of US internet users would rather order a low-cost item (less than $5) via Amazon than buy it in-store.