While Amazon’s Echo is the most popular smart speaker in the US, it’s losing share as speaker rivalry heats up. This year, Amazon is capturing roughly two-thirds of the US smart speaker audience, and that figure will decrease to 60.8% by 2020.
People in the US spent more than twice as much time accessing the internet through smartphone applications than via desktops, notes comScore.
Social media is the main way that youth (18-24) around the world discover news online, whereas older adults are more apt to directly access news stories, according to the Digital News Report 2018 from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Fully 53% of young adults reported coming across news stories via social media, compared to one-third (34%) of adults ages 55 and older.
According to a June 2018 survey from Edelman Intelligence, commissioned by snack brand GoGo SqueeZ, the majority of US parent internet users (76%) believe their children are spending too much time with digital devices.
Podcast awareness and popularity are both on the rise, with a recent study suggesting that 64% of respondents ages 12 and older are familiar with the term ‘podcasting,’ up from 49% three years ago.
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.
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.
Seven in 10 Americans ages 50 and older own a smartphone, reveals the AARP in a report. That includes a majority (55%) of adults ages 70 and up.
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.