Seven in 10 Americans ages 50 and older own a smartphone, says the AARP in research, and those Americans are most likely to use their devices for messaging.
There are few things more frustrating for cord-cutters than getting home from a long day’s work and queuing up their favorite show online as they kick back on the couch, only to realize they can’t watch in peace and harmony because the video won’t load correctly.
New research from artificial intelligence-powered video creation service Wibbitz provides some insight into which social media platforms video advertisers should be paying attention to—and it’s pretty much what you would expect.
Wyzowl conducted a worldwide survey of marketers in December 2017, finding that YouTube and Facebook were considered the first- and second-most effective video platforms for marketing—in that order.
One in three people—2.48 billion—worldwide used a social network in 2017, eMarketer estimates. Rising social network use in emerging markets in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa drove an 8.7% gain over 2016.
Mobile app developers worldwide were directing the majority of their install marketing budgets to video. When added together, various types of video made up 61% of app install budget allocation in fall 2017.
Research has suggested that only about 1 in 10 teen Snapchat users are unique to the platform and not also using Instagram. But to what extent do Snapchat users use other social platforms on a given day?
US senior marketers estimated that Facebook and Google’s YouTube together command 66.1% of digital video ad spending.
Snapchat has become a must for many brands—especially those aiming to reach young consumers, who are the bulk of Snapchat’s audience. New research found that Snapchat adoption among brands increased throughout 2016, but many of these branded accounts were quickly abandoned.
A Pew Research Center survey of US social media users found that more are turning to Twitter, YouTube—and even Tumblr—to get news.