Almost half of the world is now online. Now, the Pew Research Center looks further into internet use, revealing that it continues to grow in developing countries while remaining high in advanced economies.
Privacy is obviously a hot topic these days with new European data privacy regulations going into effect and Facebook facing questions over its privacy practices.
Website visits are plateauing in the US – and the battle for visitors is increasingly being fought on smartphones. But despite mobile devices capturing the majority of digital minutes, the US still features more desktop than mobile unique visitors.
This new infographic from Filmora illustrates the growth and potential of the video game industry.
Almost 1 in 10 (9%) of unique visitors to websites in the US (desktop-only) block ads.
Marketers spent an average of $567 advertising to each person in the US last year, according to Strategy Analytics’ calculations.
China and the UK, have much higher proportions of online-to-total retail sales than the US, and ecommerce trends in each market are unique.
Some 22% of US consumers report having closed an account due to data-privacy concerns.
Globally, payments over mobile devices represented 23.3% of total online payments during Q3.
Few digital shoppers in developed countries feel that social media will play an increased role in their shopping journeys over the next 3 years.