Embee Mobile Insights

Facebook’s TikTok-ing Bomb

By | Curated mobile panels, Industry Solutions, Longitudinal Insights, Mobile Behavioral Data, Mobile Insights, Native App Technologies, people-centric metrics | No Comments

If there was a “Best new app” category at the Grammy’s in 2019, its winner would have been TikTok. Its adoption is accelerating in the US, people are increasingly spending more time on it. What’s not to like, right? Wrong. Not everyone wears your rose colored glasses my friend. Okay,…

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The drubbing of Grubhub. Could it have been predicted?

By | Mobile Behavioral Data, Mobile Insights | No Comments

Yesterday, Grubhub’s stock took a beating. Goldman Sachs, downgraded its GRUB stock recommendation, post-facto, from “Buy” to “Neutral”. Goldman said they got it wrong and “significantly underestimated the impact of competitor investments on customer behavior across the space while overestimating both the potential for industry-wide growth and Grubhub’s ability to…

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Embee joins ESOMAR

By | Behaviorally-triggered surveys, Best Practices, Industry Solutions, Mobile usage and satisfaction, Mobile-First Strategy, ResearchDesk™ | No Comments

Embee is proud to announce it has joined ESOMAR! ESOMAR is a members-only organization of the world’s top data and market research companies. All ESOMAR members are required to abide by an ethical code of conduct. Accordingly, new potential members must prove that their data collection and research practices are…

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How deep is your love?

By | Best Practices, ResearchDesk™ | No Comments

As you may have noticed, there has been an increased interest lately regarding the impact of social media services on our privacy, on our information, and even on our elections and governments. Amid calls for increased regulation and oversight, there is speculation that social media companies may eventually be required…

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The Golden Rules of Survey Question Design for Mobile

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Writing successful and unambiguous surveys depends on having clear and unambiguous questions. Furthermore, mobile surveys are constrained by space on the screen, and it’s essential to ensure that questions all appear above the fold on all screens. Combining general rules and specific rules for mobiles provides a checklist of Golden Rules…

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How many completes are required: a beginner guide to estimating the number of completes needed for a statistically significant survey

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Although some surveys are based on “hey, let’s get 1000 completes”, there are sound statistical rules to calculate the number of completes that a study needs. These are called the “Confidence Interval” and the “Margin of Error”. These need to be valid for all the segments you plan to make…

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