via emarketer.com Those on smartphones were also significantly more likely to use their device, as opposed to either tablets or PCs, to discuss television ads. Smartphone users preferred to talk about ads via texts, emails and IMs. Tablet users were partial to using social networks to converse about ads with friends, while those on PCs…

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via emarketer.com Social gamers saw rapid growth in 2010 and 2011, at 27% and 31%, respectively. eMarketer expects the number of social gamers in the US to increase by 10% this year. Growth in 2013 and 2014 will continue on a slow but steady climb, as social gaming inches towards maturity. The rate of increase…

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via emarketer.com eMarketer forecasts that this year, mobile gamers will have the highest number of users among the different types of online game players in the US. Mobile gamers will also continue to grow more rapidly than other gaming audiences, reaching 141 million in 2014. Increased smartphone ownership is driving the rapid growth of mobile…

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via emarketer.com The study found 72% of marketers worldwide used data to craft more timely, targeted messaging, and 58% of respondents used it to build richer customer segments and profiles, allowing them to create more targeted, nurturing campaigns. More than half (52%) also used customer insight and intelligence to directly influence the bottom line by…

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