This year, 40.7 million people of any age in the US will use an Amazon Echo at least once a month, equating to two-thirds of smart speaker users.
These are the top actions taken by American mobile users after hearing a podcast ad, according to research conducted by Magid.
The annual anticipation of the release of Mary Meeker’s latest massive Internet Trends report has arrived and along with it, the 294 slides jam-packed with data.
The popularity of online audio continues to rise. Some 64% of Americans aged 12 and older this year report listening to online audio on a monthly basis, and 89% of those listeners (57% of respondents overall) listen on a weekly basis.
Seven in 10 Americans ages 50 and older own a smartphone, says the AARP in research, and those Americans are most likely to use their devices for messaging.
The majority of adults in the US engage with a variety of media on a regular basis, ranging from watching shows and episodes to listening to music, checking social media and watching short videos.
Many consumers are likely not running out to buy a device with biometrics because such devices are pricey. Indeed, Apple’s iPhone X is the manufacturer’s most expensive device to date.
Let’s not call it the year of voice, even if it proves to be… Nonetheless there has been a rash of new research released surrounding voice assistants – and Smart Speakers in particular.
More than one-quarter of Alexa owners have asked their device about deals, recent research has revealed. Now, new data from Google and Peerless Insights indicates that Smart Speaker owners are most interested in receiving information about deals, sales and promotions from brands.
Almost 8 in 10 industrial marketers increased (31%) or maintained (48%) their budgets in 2017 relative to 2016. Websites, content and social media were the areas in which the most industrial marketers increased their spending in 2017, with 58% doing for each channel.