One in six Americans now own a smart speaker, according to new research out this week from NPR and Edison Research – a figure that’s up 128 percent from January, 2017. Amazon’s Echo speakers are still in the lead, the report says, as 11 percent now own an Amazon Alexa device compared with 4 percent who own a Google Home product.
Google and Facebook accounted for about 63% of US digital ad revenues in
2017. With the duopoly taking in almost two-thirds of US digital ad revenues, that leaves around a third of the market for every other firm to compete for.
The Bing Network accounts for 1 in every 3 explicit core search queries in the US, totaling 5 billion monthly, according to the breakdown, which cites comScore data.
According to eMarketer estimates, 35.6 million Americans will use a voice-activated assistant device at least once a month this year—that’s a jump of 128.9% over 2016.
With over 328 million Android devices shipped worldwide, the operating system has long dominated the smartphone industry.
Google’s market share of overall social logins increased by 6% points quarter-over-quarter to reach 40% in Q4.
The majority of US consumers now use smartphones—eMarketer estimates that penetration will reach 51.8% this year.
Only 15% of US adults say they are not a member of any social networks.
Over the course of a year, the installed base for Phablets doubled.
In 2013, a mere 2% of the kinds of devices Flurry saw were Phablets, whereas in 2014, Phablets represent 10% of all device types.