A TikTok ban would put influencer payment policies to the test: YouTube and Instagram are eyed as alternative platforms as the TikTok debate heats up.
Consumers lost $1.2 billion to social media scams, FTC says: Have shrinking ad revenues, crypto, and automation led to lower standards for vetting digital advertisements?
On today's episode, we discuss Snapchat's new AI chatbot, Meta's generative AI plans, and what's new about GPT-4. "In Other News," we talk about whether VR influencers can save the metaverse and how drone delivery company Wing is looking to make last-mile delivery more efficient. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Jacob Bourne and Jasmine Enberg.
Time spent with TikTok will reach 55.8 minutes per day among US adult users this year, per our latest forecast, about 9 minutes more than expected in last year’s update. In 2024, time spent will increase to 58.4 minutes, up 4.8% year over year. We also expect TikTok’s US user base to cross the 100 million mark this year.
On today's episode, we discuss how social media engagement is changing, whether TikTok is the new Google for young people, if the "deinfluencing" trend is here to stay, whether YouTube Music can compete with Spotify and Apple Music, what the road to electric vehicles looks like, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our director of reports editing Rahul Chadha, director of forecasting Oscar Orozco, and analyst Max Willens.
Meta getting ready for more layoffs: Thousands of jobs could be lost as the company tightens its belt before Zuckerberg goes on leave. The cuts could spur other Big Tech companies to continue shedding headcount.
Search is already a major component of retail media; social is the next integration. Advertisers still view social media as a discovery medium and retail media as a conversion-driver. But both platforms are “potentially full-funnel,” according to Liz Cole, executive director and US head of social at VMLY&R, speaking at our “Attention!” summit.
Just two days ago, another TikTok ban bill was proposed. Though it’s not law, there are already state bans for the use of the social media app on government phones or accessed through Wi-Fi offered at some state colleges.
Finding the time to develop ad campaigns specific to a particular social platform is challenging. At HelloFresh, the meal kit brand has embraced a “don’t create ads, create TikToks” mantra to inspire creativity and give teams their valuable time back.
On today's episode, we discuss why time spent online is falling, how folks use social media, and people's changing search behaviors. "In Other News" we talk about the most interesting developments to come out of this year’s MWC event. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Bill Fisher and Angela Wiesenmüller, vice president of global demand generation at Meltwater.
It’s no surprise that 18- to 24-year-old TikTok users spend a lot of time on the app—79 minutes per day, according to our latest forecast. But what’s not so obvious is that Millennials and Gen X users are gobbling up tons of TikTok videos, too.
Gen Z adults are more likely to pay attention to social media advertising than US adults overall, according to CivicScience. By comparison, the general adult population tends to notice other online ads and TV commercials.
On today's episode, we discuss whether it's time for Google to spin off YouTube, how people feel about targeted ads, what consumers think about using AR to shop, what an in-car TikTok app might look like, the US Supreme Court examining Section 230, paid health leave in the US versus the world, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Blake Droesch, Evelyn Mitchell, and Paul Verna.
In the US, TikTok will capture the attention of its adult users for an average of 55.8 minutes a day, with YouTube close behind at 47.5 minutes, according to our forecast. At the other end of the spectrum, Facebook’s adult users will spend just over a half an hour per day on the platform, while those of Reddit will spend only 23.6 minutes with it.
TikTok offers a teen time limit as US ban talks boil over: Talk of serious action is heating up, and TikTok is waving olive branches to prevent the worst.
Reddit finally sees the value in being a search engine: Improvements to its in-app search are crucial if it wants to capture more user attention.
Temu, the recent entrant to the US ecommerce market, has taken the ecommerce world by storm since its September 2022 launch. The China-based etailer went from zero to 44.5 million unique visitors by December 2022, according to Comscore—a virtually unprecedented growth in traffic in just four months.
TikTok leverages major activations for the Super Bowl and Lionsgate: The new format will have big advertisers eager to participate, but the pop-ups are a problem.
On today's episode, we discuss how UGC can build trust, how measurement and marketing drive product strategy and being authentic to the channel you’re marketing on. "In Other News," we talk about what Twitter’s new round of layoffs mean for the social platform and how Pinterest has been getting on as of late. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Jasmine Enberg and Jon Oberlander, CEO at Ampush / EVP Social at Tinuiti.
Regulatory pressure mounts in EU: The European Commission is following in the footsteps of various US agencies, states, and schools by banning the TikTok app on devices. Will the rest of Europe comply?
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