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.
News organizations produced 51% of these most popular news videos while citizen-produced videos accounted for 39% of the most watched videos, most of which were live eyewitness news moments.
Social networks were second only to search engines as the type of website where internet users in Mexico recalled seeing online ads.
More than 45% of respondents in North America, including nearly 50% of female respondents, said they trusted television the most for news and information, followed by newspapers and then radio.
36% of US news consumers (who have consumed any news in the past month) said they had used social media and blogs as a news source in the week prior to a Reuters Institute survey conducted in April and released in July 2012.
While aggregate spending will increase over the forecast period, spending in the entertainment sector will actually decline this year.
Online ad spending by the US media and entertainment industries will rise from $2.77 billion in 2012 to $4.34 billion by 2016.