Three-quarters of business-to-business (B2B) marketers planned to up content spending in 2014, and just 1.3% said they would decrease their content budget.
Half of US smart phone owners cited stress relief as their reason for playing smart phone games, the No. 1 response.
Among American respondents, a leading 68% reported visiting a search engine site at least once a week, with social networking sites (59%) and portal sites (for checking email, such as Gmail) next (50%).
Instagram photos with blue as the main color got the most likes.
The number of kids who used a mobile device at least once daily also climbed significantly, going from 8% to 17% from 2011 to 2013.
Facebook is easily the leading social referrer of traffic, confirms a new report from Shareaholic, which analyzed 13 months of data collected from 200,000 publishers reaching more than 250 million unique monthly visitors.
Smart phones and tablets combined to account for 28% of organic search traffic in Q3, up from 26% a quarter earlier and 21% a year earlier.
A combination of fewer celebrants and lower spending per celebrant means that spending on Halloween-related items such as decorations, costumes, and candy will be about $1 billion less this year than last.
Those who see personal value are more than 3 times as likely to say they would make a purchase than those who do not recognize any personal value (71% vs. 22.6%).
Nearly two-thirds of adults in the US have distracted or entertained a child 5 years old or younger with a mobile device.