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Posts by David Erickson

Tablet Users & New Buyers By Generation [CHART]

via 4 in 10 tablet users (defined as owners or regular users of a tablet) are between the ages of 35 and 64, per June 2012 survey results [pdf] from the Online Publishers Association. And that user base will only solidify over time: further data from the report indicates that 46% of new buyers…

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Privacy In The UK [CHART]

via Sharing personal data online may have become a norm, but UK consumers have become more reluctant to share personal data in the last 15 years, not less. According to an independent study conducted by Future Foundation and published by the UK-based Direct Marketing Association (DMA), the number of “privacy fundamentalists” (who resist exchanging…

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Parent Adoption of Online Devices [CHART]

via Parents are showing healthy levels of new media and technology adoption, according to June 2012 Ipsos MediaCT survey results. Among parents of children aged 6-12, 69% own a cell phone that can access the internet, while 37% own a tablet, and 26% an e-reader. To put those latter numbers in perspective, January 2012…

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American Mobile Phone/Tablet User Growth [CHART]

via Those with smartphones are showing themselves to be eager adopters of tablets, according to a report on US smart device users by comScore. According to the research, 24% of smartphone users had used a tablet in the three-month period ending April 2012, an increase from 10% recorded a year earlier. Read the rest…

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Marketers’ Concerns About Using Big Data [CHART]

via In terms of applying data to advertising spending, 33Across found that 70% of respondents were concerned with making sense of all the data. Moreover, 73% were concerned with integrating data in a cross-channel fashion, and perhaps most significantly, a considerable 91% were concerned with driving ROI from Big Data. Read the rest at…

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