Analyst Insights

Can Byte Chew Its Way into the Short-Form Video Arena?

February 05, 2020Lauren Kozak

Can Byte Chew Its Way into the Short-Form Video Arena?

On Friday, January 24, yet another short-form video social media app, Byte, was launched by one of the founders of the now defunct social network...

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Live Streaming: The Quiet Media Revolution

January 23, 2020Mike Fischer

Live Streaming: The Quiet Media Revolution

While cable-cutters, Netflix, and the stampede of competing services have dominated the news, another disruptive force in media consumption has kept...

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Instagram and Facebook Concede Small Defeats on Video Streaming

January 21, 2020Lauren Kozak

Instagram and Facebook Concede Small Defeats on Video Streaming

Facebook and Instagram appear to have taken a step back from their respective forays into the crowded video streaming space last week. Instagram has...

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Comcast’s Potential Acquisition of Xumo

January 10, 2020Rob Silvershein

Comcast’s Potential Acquisition of Xumo

According to multiple media reports, and first reported by The Wall Street Journal, negotiations between Comcast and Xumo are in the “advanced...

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Thoughts on 2020 and Beyond

January 01, 2020Rob Silvershein

Thoughts on 2020 and Beyond

2020 will be a year of transition, turmoil, and tipping points! The headlines will continue to be filled with the chaos of the impeachment trial...

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Transformative and Troubling - a Look at the Year Ahead

December 19, 2019Lauren Kozak

Transformative and Troubling – a Look at the Year Ahead

2020 will be a transformative and troubling year for social media. For the past three years or so, we’ve seen social media extend its reach into...

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The Future of Gaming? Cloudy

December 17, 2019Mike Fischer

The Future of Gaming? Cloudy

TDG’s Mike Fischer Shares His Forecasts for 2020 2020 will prove to be the most disruptive era in gaming since the introduction of the iPhone in...

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Navigating the Q3 Social Media Blizzard

November 14, 2019Lauren Kozak

Navigating the Q3 Social Media Blizzard

Social media—Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and others—is no longer merely sharing the headlines, but, more often than not...

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Original Content Arms Race: A Second Look

November 05, 2019Brad Schlachter

Original Content Arms Race: A Second Look

TDG has been actively reporting on the original content arms race amongst Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video (the ‘Big-3’) for several years...

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CBS/Viacom Merger – Together Again

August 22, 2019Rob Silvershein

CBS/Viacom Merger – Together Again

In order to compete in the quantum media universe, Viacom and CBS have once again decided to join together (the companies split in 2006). The...

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