Americans are spending less time with most major media, with one major exception: smartphones.
The simultaneous use of second-screen devices—smartphones, tablets and desktops/laptops—while watching TV has increased year to year and will continue through at least 2019.
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.
Virtually all children ages 0-8 live in households that have a mobile device, and that is clearly having an effect on media use, per results from a Common Sense Media study. The research details a striking shift in screen use over the past few years: children now spend 35% of their screen time with mobile devices, up from just 4% in 2011.
More than three-quarters of people in several countries across the world believe that their video viewing habits will change in the coming 5 years. The change that most people see coming is watching TV in virtual reality, as if they are inside the content.
Moms love action and men watch romance. Surprised? A study from Adobe Digital Insights finds that some stale stereotypes simply don’t apply. Mothers watch Crime and Action movies more regularly than Romances, while many men often watch Musicals and Romance movies.
This infographic illustrates just how much data media platforms ranging from Twitter and YouTube to Netflix and Spotify generate by the minute.
More than one-third (34.7%) of respondents with pay-TV service saying they access their providers’ TV Everywhere offering.
Many people use another device, primarily a smartphone, while simultaneously watching TV.
Two-thirds (67%) of American adults get news from a social media site such as Facebook or Twitter.