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How Are Americans Using Voice Assistants?

How Are Americans Using Voice Assistants?

With an increase in ownership of Smart Speakers over the past few years the use of voice assistants has become a regular part of daily life for some. Indeed, a report [download page] from Vixen Labs reveals that some 57% of US adults use voice-activated technology,...

These Are the Most Loved Brands on Social Media Over the Past Year

These Are the Most Loved Brands on Social Media Over the Past Year

The most loved brands on social media over the past year (April 2020 through April 2021) are heavily represented by the Entertainment, Consumer Goods, E-Commerce and Social Media industries, with one major brand representing Technology. In its latest Brand Passion...

US Online and Traditional Media Advertising Outlook, 2021-2025

US Online and Traditional Media Advertising Outlook, 2021-2025

PwC has released its latest annual Global Entertainment & Media Outlook report, a comprehensive study that contains projections for online and offline media advertising markets through 2025. [Editor’s note: If you’re interested in media trends, the 7th annual...

Satisfaction High with Streaming Media Services, Lower with ISPs

Satisfaction High with Streaming Media Services, Lower with ISPs

A good customer experience is likely to lead to customer loyalty, trust and advocacy, and some sectors are doing better than others at creating a satisfying experience. A recent report [download page] from Qualtrics’ XM Institute shows which global sectors are getting...

Even More Americans Are Trying New Ways to Buy

Even More Americans Are Trying New Ways to Buy

Since the start of the pandemic, consumers have adjusted to new ways of doing things. That includes exploring new ways to buy. Recent research from Ipsos shows that close to half (47%) of US adults have tried a new e-commerce or delivery brand, product, service or...

The State of Traditional TV: Updated With Q3 2020 Data

The State of Traditional TV: Updated With Q3 2020 Data

It's been 6 months and an ongoing pandemic since our last traditional TV update, but it's time for us to dive into viewing patterns again. Let's explore some findings from the latest quarterly Total Audience report [download page] from Nielsen, this time covering data...

What’s a Good Landing Page Conversion Rate?

What’s a Good Landing Page Conversion Rate?

When it comes to landing pages, the Media & Entertainment industry significantly outperforms all others for driving form fills, with a median of more than 1 in 10 (11.3%) visits resulting in a conversion, per the latest Unbounce report on landing page conversion...

Here’s How People Say They Discover New Music

Here’s How People Say They Discover New Music

When it comes to sources for discovering new music, US adults are most likely to turn to radio, and music apps such as Spotify, Pandora and Apple Music. This is per a survey of almost 8,000 US adults from YouGov. Some 35% of respondents say they discover new music on...

Netflix and YouTube Vie for Teens’ Video Time

Netflix and YouTube Vie for Teens’ Video Time

Netflix and YouTube continue to compete for the highest share of time teens spend watching video daily, as laid out in new data from Piper Sandler. As well as updates on the popularity of these video platforms, the "Taking Stock With Teens" survey checks in on a range...

Why Subscribe Rather Than Own?

Why Subscribe Rather Than Own?

Close to 8 in 10 (78% of) adults in various markets across the globe currently have at least one subscription service, while three-quarters say they will subscribe to more services and own less physical “stuff” in the future. What is driving consumers to subscribe...

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