The simultaneous use of second-screen devices—smartphones, tablets and desktops/laptops—while watching TV has increased year to year and will continue through at least 2019.
The dramatic rise of Netflix and other over-the-top (OTT) video services has fundamentally changed viewing habits in the US, especially among younger users, but in the short run it can be easy to overrate that change.
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 examines engagement with 360 videos, claiming that they enjoy clickthrough rates averaging 4.51%, compared to 0.56% for traditional videos.
Despite an increasingly competitive digital video space that is packed with new (and successful) properties, usage of YouTube remains strong and the unit continues to be an important part of parent company Alphabet’s portfolio.
The share of TV households with a Multimedia Device, Game Console and/or Smart TV has broadened to 58.7%, up from 52.2% during the year-earlier period.
More than three-quarters of people in several countries across the world believe that their video viewing habits will change in the coming 5 years. The change that most people see coming is watching TV in virtual reality, as if they are inside the content.
Despite TV’s widespread reach, the attention of its US audience is something that’s increasingly fractured across several devices.
Moms love action and men watch romance. Surprised? A study from Adobe Digital Insights finds that some stale stereotypes simply don’t apply. Mothers watch Crime and Action movies more regularly than Romances, while many men often watch Musicals and Romance movies.
US consumers are spending more time with their digital devices than ever before, and that holds true while they’re already watching something else.