Ipsos found that 23% of US internet users under the age of 35 said they would buy a brand because of a friend’s social endorsement, and nearly as many internet users between the ages 35 and 49 would do so.
A May study of US teens by security firm McAfee, for example, showed that teen internet users reported spending 13.5% of their online time on their smartphone.
A number of promotional tactics appear to affect Millennial shoppers’ brand decisions more heavily than the average shopper, according to a SymphonyIRI report released in June 2012.
Two-thirds of Americans believe it is better for both members of a household to work in paying jobs.
And a year-long Experian Simmons National Consumer Study, concluded last November, found one internet user in five had gone to online sports sites within the 30 days before being questioned.
61% of adults consider themselves a sports fan, according to a Marist Poll conducted in November 2011.
7 in 10 of Americans believe that with hard work they can accomplish anything, while 28% believe that success is dependent upon factors like connections, inherited wealth and sheer luck.
Roughly two-thirds of consumers who visit or read blogs say that their purchasing decisions are influenced by brand mentions or promotions within the blog’s content, according to survey results released in June 2012 by Burst Media.
One-third of cord-cutters say they would not re-install services even if the cost of cable was slashed, according to June 2012 survey results from TechBargains.com.