A new survey of social influencers worldwide from influencer platform Zine found that nearly 80% of respondents considered the Instagram to be their primary way of collaborating with brands.
Wyzowl conducted a worldwide survey of marketers in December 2017, finding that YouTube and Facebook were considered the first- and second-most effective video platforms for marketing—in that order.
Streaming video has been popular with Millennials for some time, but it’s middle-aged Americans who are now getting in on the act. Almost 8 in 10 adults ages 35-49 accessed TV content from the internet in 2017, up from 53% just a couple of years earlier.
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.
One in three people—2.48 billion—worldwide used a social network in 2017, eMarketer estimates. Rising social network use in emerging markets in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa drove an 8.7% gain over 2016.
Social media user satisfaction remains steady this year though it is still in the lower tier of industries on this measure. The overall index for social media is unchanged at 73 on a 100-point scale, though some platforms are better rated than others.
This infographic examines engagement with 360 videos, claiming that they enjoy clickthrough rates averaging 4.51%, compared to 0.56% for traditional videos.
Mobile app developers worldwide were directing the majority of their install marketing budgets to video. When added together, various types of video made up 61% of app install budget allocation in fall 2017.
More than half of US marketing decision-makers surveyed said they create customer testimonials and product/service overview videos intended for distribution on social media, making those the two most popular types of video.
Research has suggested that only about 1 in 10 teen Snapchat users are unique to the platform and not also using Instagram. But to what extent do Snapchat users use other social platforms on a given day?