The Online Publishers Association (OPA) has released "Branding on Display", a study providing insight into the role branding plays in online advertising as well as agency and marketer preferences of media for achieving their branding objectives.

Reports of high mobile click rates seemed too good to be true. Industry-watchers quickly adopted the “fat fingers” theory: that many clicks on mobile ads were accidental, and due to the small screen mixed with clumsy hands and hard-to-avoid placements.

According to The NPD Group like many technology-focused activities overall digital video consumption is mainly the purview of young adult men; however, when it comes to free television program streaming, young women are capturing their fair share, thanks to growing comfort using Hulu and YouTube.

Although cord cutting may be playing a significant role in some consumers downgrading and cutting their cable TV services, TV viewers as a whole are upping their streamed content consumption compared to last year. found that 42% of US TV viewers watched more streamed content in 2012 than they did in 2011.

The print industry has looked to tablets as a potential savior of a suffering business. Whether digital ad revenues will make up for print losses remains to be seen, but millions of tablet users have taken to the devices to access periodicals on a regular basis.

The teachers who instruct the most advanced American secondary school students render mixed verdicts about students’ research habits and the impact of technology on their studies.

The power of social video represents an evolution in digital advertising, according to a new eMarketer report, “Social Video: The Next Wave in Digital Advertising.” Marketers are starting to move past the interruptive model of the 15- or 30-second pre-roll ad and toward a broader strategy that in

It was once thought that streaming music on the internet, through services like Pandora, gave consumers a chance to “try before they buy” music in either physical or digital formats. Research from Stage of Life suggests that that trend may be dissipating, however, especially with teens and college students.

Univision Communications Inc. announced the launch of UVideos, the bilingual digital network for Hispanic America with one of the most fully integrated, comprehensive social experiences available in any language in the U.S.

Telemundo Media announced they are hosting their first ever Google+ Hangout in Spanish-language television to support the specially-customized live finale of the network’s unprecedented “social” drama series, “Secreteando,” today Friday, October 26 at 2pm ET.

E -commerce solutions fulfill shopper needs in ways that brick-and-mortar channels cannot match. As a result, digital shopping has transformed entire industries, such as music, books and travel. A new report from Nielsen examines the impact of digital on Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and seeks to lay out key principles for marketing success in a world where digital is the new standard.

Although marketers are now familiar with cord cutters—consumers who have traded in their cable TV packages for internet-steamed TV and video content—they should also be aware of “cord frayers.” Cord frayers make up a segment of consumers who have downgraded their cable TV packages instead of cutting the cord completely. Not surprisingly, doing so has affected cord frayers’ TV and online video viewing behavior.

Viewership of online videos in the CPG category was up sharply in Q3 2012 compared to the previous quarter, according to research from social and interest graph operator 33Across.

With more consumer brands turning to online video and social media marketing to connect with consumers online, there has been a great industry need to prove if—and how—these tactics really impact purchase intent. A recent Nielsen analysis reveals that for one alcoholic beverage brand—Stolichnaya Vodka—and social video distribution platform Sharethrough, this combination led to significant brand impact.

Latin America has been slow to join the ecommerce culture, and while the region still faces hurdles in convincing consumers in the cash-driven economy to buy online, the online buying population has begun to rise rapidly.