eMarketer expects Snapchat’s US ad revenues will total $642.5 million this year. That’s down from $770 million eMarketer predicted in March 2017, and from $805 million forecast in July 2016.
This infographic from Koeppel Direct illustrates the rise of live video streaming.
This infographic from filmora illustrates some amazing facts, figures and statistics about YouTube for 2017.
Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter are embarking on a massive land grab for video content, hoping to drive increased usage and capture a greater portion of digital video ad revenues with familiar ad formats such as pre-roll and mid-roll.
While the majority of videos still have a 16:9 aspect ratio, that number is decreasing – in Q1, 70.7% were horizontal, compared to 59.8% in Q2. Vertical videos comprised only 0.6% in Q1 and 0.4% in Q2.
Video formats now account for half of all app install spending by developers of the 100 top-grossing apps.
Snap Inc. reported that its daily active user base grew to 166 million in Q1. That’s an increase of 36% over year-ago levels but only a 5% gain from the previous quarter.
Close to half of Snapchat’s adult audience was aged 35 and older as of December 2016, marking a dramatic change from a year earlier.
This infographic from M2 Onhold illustrates how Snapchat can be used for marketing purposes.
Legacy TV doesn’t only need to contend with the rapid ascent of subscription video-on-demand services, it also needs to face a new challenger: live video online.