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.
The differences between 18-34-year-olds and those 35 and older were predictable, but nonetheless stark. It’s clear that watching TV shows is a far more popular pastime for adults 35 and up than for their younger counterparts.
This infographic recommends four steps brands should take to reassess their digital marketing during their digital spring cleaning.
New research from artificial intelligence-powered video creation service Wibbitz provides some insight into which social media platforms video advertisers should be paying attention to—and it’s pretty much what you would expect.
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.