Virtually all children ages 0-8 live in households that have a mobile device, and that is clearly having an effect on media use, per results from a Common Sense Media study. The research details a striking shift in screen use over the past few years: children now spend 35% of their screen time with mobile devices, up from just 4% in 2011.
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.
Among the media categories for which eMarketer gauges time spent, there aren’t any anticipated to see double-digit increases or decreases next year. (Mobile video comes closest, with an 8.7% rise expected.) Overall, time spent with digital media is expected to grow a modest 3.5%.
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.
This infographic illustrates just how much data media platforms ranging from Twitter and YouTube to Netflix and Spotify generate by the minute.
Slightly more than 4 in 10 American adults trust the mass media to report the news fully, accurately and fairly.
Many people use another device, primarily a smartphone, while simultaneously watching TV.
Two-thirds (67%) of American adults get news from a social media site such as Facebook or Twitter.
NPR commissioned research to find out why people want smart speakers. Music was unsurprisingly at the top of the reasons why they use these devices.
Smartphones are almost omni-present in US households, reveals Nielsen in a recent report.