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The number of Facebook users in the US will inch up 0.9% this year to 169.5 million. While growth has plateaued, Facebook is still the most used social network among all age groups, except for teens.Read More
While carrying out ad campaigns, marketers and their vendors often collect demographic, behavioral, location and purchase data about the users they serve ads to. This data can be reused by marketers to retarget ads and inform the key performance indicators they choose for ensuing campaigns.Read More
Salespeople are more likely to believe that leads sourced directly from sales are the top source of leads for their organization than leads from marketing. While salespeople surveyed for the report in the aggregate saw the sales organization as the top source of leads, that wasn’t true for all respondents.Read More
The vast majority of adults across 6 countries believe that organizations are failing to provide a connected experience, defined as organizations knowing their preferences across all channels and being able to provide them with access to the information they need in a timely manner.Read More
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.Read More
We may believe we’re each living in our own social media bubble full of like-minded folks, but survey data suggests that some of us are being persuaded to change our minds thanks to social posts.Read More