The fastest growth will come from the emerging markets of the world, especially the Middle East and Africa (where the base of social network users remains small) and Asia-Pacific.
22.2 million smart phone users in Japan will watch video on their devices in fiscal year 2012.
Spending on mobile internet advertising in the US will top all other countries in the world for the first time this year.
Ad spending in China will reach nearly $53B next year, surpassing total spending in Japan for the first time.
via emarketer.com Social networks in Asia-Pacific—including those in Indonesia, Japan and China—are getting a lot of attention, and for good reason. As a whole, growth in the region has been spectacular, drawing in more users while also supporting a growing ecosystem of proven players and startups that are making applications to cater to the diverse […]
Middle East and Africa together experienced a 33.9% increase in social network users in 2011, while Asia-Pacific’s user population grew 27.5%. Both regions will continue to see double-digit percentage gains through 2014. By contrast, North America’s growth rate was just 9.5% in 2011 and is expected to fall to 4% by 2014. Read the rest […]
via emarketer.com Research and survey data also concurs with eMarketer’s analysis. According to the “Interconnected World: Communication & Social Networking” report from Ipsos, 83% of internet users surveyed in February 2012 in Indonesia had accessed a social media site once in the past three months. Read the rest at eMarketer. Rate this post
via marketingcharts.com Looking at how online spending has changed since the start of the global recession, WorldPay discovered that 63% of consumers in China report spending more online, compared to just 5% who say they spend less. This net growth of 58% was far higher than the nearest country, India, with net growth of 30% […]
via marketingcharts.com US consumers spend 23% of their disposable income online, slightly higher than the 22% average across 15 countries studied by WorldPay [download page] in an April 2012 report. Online consumers in India were found to spend the greatest share of their disposable income online, at 33%, followed by those in China (31%), Brazil […]
via emarketer.com via emarketer.com In a year when Japan suffered a catastrophic earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis, total ad spending dropped by 2.3%, according to a February 2012 report from Dentsu, the largest ad agency in the country. The decrease was slightly worse than the one in 2010, but much better than the precipitous drop […]