The data shows that sharing activity was highest on Fridays (15.9% above-average), with Wednesdays (+14.1%) and Thursdays (+7.5%) the next-most active days.
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Asked their main source of news about current events in the US and around the world, 55% of survey respondents chose TV, with the internet coming in a distant second at 18%.
Among 19 industries examined, TV service providers collectively had the lowest average trust rating, also contributing 7 of the 15 lowest-rated companies of the 246 measured.
Global mobile ad revenues grew by 83% year-over-year in 2012, climbing from $4.8 billion to $8.9 billion.
With about 40% of customer interactions being conducted via the web (31%), mobile web or mobile application (9%), the survey finds that many of those offering web or mobile self-service capabilities report increased traffic (54%) and sales (47%) since the launch of those capabilities.
Chinese search engine Baidu’s share of global paid search clicks continues to grow.
eMarketer expects search will account for 51.7% of mobile ad spending this year.
Tablets took a greater share of mobile paid search spend than mobile phones, as tablet devices are seen as important real estate that drives conversions, especially among online shoppers.
US mobile paid search spend more than doubled year over year on both smart phones and tablets. By comparison, total search spend was up only 7% over Q2 2012.