TDG 3-Minute Reads

Go Big or Go Home

November 18, 2020Rob Silvershein

Go Big or Go Home

On ViacomCBS’s Decision to Shutter Smaller DTC Services in Support of Paramount + During ViacomCBS’s third-quarter earnings call, executives...

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Learning from Quibi’s Catastrophe

October 27, 2020Lauren Kozak

Learning from Quibi’s Catastrophe

Jeffrey Katzenberg at first blamed Quibi’s poor performance on the pandemic. “I attribute everything that has gone wrong to coronavirus...

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Will Instagram Reels Leave TikTok Reeling?

September 09, 2020Lauren Kozak

Will Instagram Reels Leave TikTok Reeling?

In early August, Instagram introduced Reels, largely a variation on its popular Story product. Reels was designed specifically to better compete with...

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Is the Clock Ticking on TikTok?

Lauren Kozak

Is the Clock Ticking on TikTok?

2020 has been a rollercoaster of a year for TikTok (and for all of us, really). After huge growth in 2019 fueled by Gen Z, TikTok hit the accelerator...

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All Together Now

June 03, 2020Lauren Kozak

All Together Now

On May 28, Hulu launched Watch Party, making it the largest streamer to date to jump on this burgeoning trend. As audiences look for ways to connect...

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AR and VR – Back from the Dead

May 27, 2020Mike Fischer

AR and VR – Back from the Dead

As sure as Gartner’s model predicts technology’s fall from inflated expectations to disillusionment, it also posits an unhurried recovery. And...

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The Quibi User Experience: A Millennial’s Perspective

April 30, 2020Lauren Kozak

The Quibi User Experience: A Millennial’s Perspective

Earlier this week, TDG’s Brad Schlacter covered the lackluster numbers around Quibi’s launch. But what about the quality of the user experience...

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Quibi\'s Rocky Start

Brad Schlachter

Quibi’s Rocky Start

Quibi recently reported driving 2.7 million app downloads in the two weeks since its April 6th launch. While 2.7 million downloads may sound like a...

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Putting the \

April 21, 2020Lauren Kozak

Putting the “Social” Back in Social Media

The past six weeks have changed everything about American life, media consumption included. We’ve seen Zoom use increase twenty-fold, online chat...

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Rethinking Live Sports in the Age of COVID-19

April 16, 2020Patrick Perez

Rethinking Live Sports in the Age of COVID-19

President Trump recently spoke with leaders of professional sports leagues, urging a return to normalcy through live sports. He made it no secret...

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