Mobile Search Behavior, April 2013 [TABLE]
It’s no longer news that TV is becoming part of a multi-screen experience, but it’s helpful to know what kind of activities are being performed while watching TV. According to new survey results from iAcquire and SurveyMonkey, search is a big player: the study indicates that 40% of mobile searches are conducted while users are watching TV. While the study doesn’t delve into whether or not TV prompts those searches, research released last year suggests that TV can be a significant catalyst for mobile search.
The iAcquire study also reveals that one-third of mobile device users tweeted about TV last year, a figure that seems to make sense given Nielsen’s recent finding of a correlation between Twitter buzz and TV ratings. Read the rest at MarketingCharts.