2020.01.17 Last Week in Digital Media

Welcome to another Last Week in Digital Media, here’s all the news you may have missed and it’s a big news week so this is an extra-long newsletter.

GENERAL

SEARCH

STREAMING and VIDEO

STATS / RESEARCH

  • according to eMarketer, Pinterest is now the 3rd biggest social network in the US – surpassing Snapchat. US Pinterest users have reportedly grown by 9.1% to 82.4 million and is expected to hit 86MM by the end of the year.
  • mobile app measurement company, Sensor Tower, released their 4th Quarter App Store Report (free registration required) reports that Disney+ was the most downloaded app in the US (30MM Q4 downloads). It’s worth downloading and reading the full report as it has stats by market, country, platform (iOS/Android), and publisher.
  • another mobile app measurement company (App Annie) released a state of mobile report (free registration required). AppAnnie too has mobile app stats detailed by several countries. One of App Annie’s State of Mobile reports (there’s 3 with the same name, worth reading them all) claims people spent more time on TikTok than Amazon Prime Video. You can grab the 3 reports from these links 1. key stats, 2. top apps, 3. how to win.
  • as part of NBC’s Peacock announcement, the WSJ published a great graphic the neatly summarizes all the prices of the various video streaming services.

REGULATORY

PRIVACY, TRUST, and SAFETY

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Joshua