Let’s not call it the year of voice, even if it proves to be… Nonetheless there has been a rash of new research released surrounding voice assistants – and Smart Speakers in particular.
Fully 84% of US households now get some type of internet service at home, up 10% points over the past decade, according to a Leichtman Research Group (LRG) study. While internet service usage is only up a point over the past 5 years, the type of service used is changing.
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?
It’s no surprise that Millennials’ social media time is mainly spent on smartphones. But what about older folks—are Baby Boomers and older users mostly mobile when it comes to social? Turns out, the answer is yes, if not quite to the same extent.
This infographic by Frames Direct illustrates the evolution of the Internet from a text-only to a visual medium.
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%.
Despite search ads’ maturity as a format, spending on them continues to grow at double-digit rates in the US, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.
Smartphones are almost omni-present in US households, reveals Nielsen in a recent report.
The shift towards mobile disrupts the traditional buyer’s journey by highlighting new opportunities to answer questions faster, buy easier, and find physically proximate resources.
American households are continuing to abandon their landlines and go wireless-only.