62% of American adults say they are afraid of missing something (e.g., news, an important event or status update) if they do not keep an eye on their social networks.
63.3% of public radio listeners said that a main reason for listening to AM/FM radio is to stay informed about the news.
Search results influence consumers’ perceptions about a company, according to 81% of the respondents worldwide in a November 2011 study.
Travel & leisure registered a particularly high unsubscribe rate, which rose to 6.77% in the bottom quartile. Computer software was again a top performer, though nonprofits recorded the lowest average.
The average CTR across the regions was 5.2%, though Canada achieved just 3.8% compared with 5.4% in the US and 5.1% in EMEA.
Consumers were more receptive to email messages issued by the computer software industry, with the top performers in that industry achieving open rates of 55.0%.
Gaming was a significantly less popular activity on smart phones, according to a study of US internet users conducted by Frank N. Magid Associates.
On average, tablet gamers downloaded 22 games over the past year, according to a study of US internet users conducted by Frank N. Magid Associates for gaming company PlayFirst.
More than a third (35%) of the videos depicted devastating or intensely graphic images.
Almost two-thirds of the most viewed videos on YouTube (64%) were posted by citizens; 36% were posted by organizations.