Smart Phones

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Local Business Voice Search By Device [CHART]

Chart: Local Business Voice Search

Some 58% of US adults have used voice search to find information on a local business at some point in the past 12 months. Most commonly, people are using their smartphones (56%) for voice search to find local business information, while about 1 in 5 (18%) have done so using a Smart Speaker.

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Cross-Device Shopping Journey Changes [CHART]

Chart: Cross-Device Shopping Journey Changes

US retailers are prioritizing Google Shopping ads over text ads, according to the 2018 Google Shopping Benchmarks Report from Sidecar. Based on an analysis of more than 300 US retailers’ activity in 2017, the report notes that ad spending across Google’s search network grew by 20%, with much greater increases for Google Shopping ads (34%) than for text ads (2%).

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Snapchat-Only Users [CHART]

Chart: Snapchat-Only Users

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?

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