It’s become a bit of an ongoing joke in this industry that ‘this will be the year of the mobile’, as someone has boldly claimed this pretty much every year since around 2009. User behaviour has of course completely ignored marketer predictions, so instead of surging forward in a single year, mobile has grown steadily year-on-year.
The audio space is a dynamic environment, and Edison Research’s unique Share of Ear® survey has been recording the changes in this space for nearly ten years. As has been well documented, the biggest transformations we have seen over time relate to the rise of the smartphone and the reallocation of listening time from other devices to the mobile phone.
By 2012, the majority of us moms (61%) were catching on to this mobile device, and seeing a whole new lifestyle that included shopping on the go, engaging with social media and consuming audio and video content wherever we were. A decade later, according to the 2022 edition of Moms and Media from Edison Research, Wondery and ART19, 98% of moms now own a smartphone and 86% of moms report accessing the internet from their cell phone. We can look up anything, connect with anyone, and it is all available, literally, in the palm of our hand.
MMA Global, the association devoted to architecting the future of marketing for CMOs, will release their Brand Safety and Suitability Strategy Guide tomorrow, during their fifth and final Brand Safety Webinar, entitled: The Impact and Future of Brand Safety: What should you lookout for? Both the webinar and the guide are available free of charge.
Smartphone ownership and home broadband adoption are up slightly since 2019. And 30% of Americans say they at least sometimes experience problems connecting to internet at home
It is unquestionable that Gen Z is a mobile-and-short-form oriented audience. Horowitz’s latest report, State of Gen Z 2020, finds that three in four 13-24 year-olds use their smartphones to watch video content—which could include both long-form and short-form—daily or almost every day. In contrast, 62% report streaming video to a TV set, 52% to a laptop, and 36% to a tablet.
A few years ago, the concept of autonomous vehicles captivated consumers. While the technology has progressed tremendously, most self-driving experiences are still limited to driver assistance, partial automation, or conditional automation. Innovation develops over time.
While Latinos over-index on using certain technologies, such as smartphones and social media, broad adoption of video conferencing apps and other online platforms being used to accommodate the shift from in-person to online qualitative research is not as prevalent.
This new survey found that there is heightened concern among smartphone owners for whom there is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to navigating the use of their data by app developers and content providers.
WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned messenger that claims to have privacy coded into its DNA, is giving its 2 billion plus users an ultimatum: agree to share their personal data with the social network or delete their accounts.
As Americans hunkered down under stay-at-home orders for much of March and April, they unsurprisingly consumed more mobile media. The added mobile time, however, wasn’t distributed equally. Some long-term trends, such as greater consumer interest in mobile video and gaming, accelerated as people sought diversion. Other longer-term trends, including digital audio, stagnated as commuting time fell precipitously.
Will 2020 be the year of 5G wireless networks? Many consumers and businesses think so, but we’re also witnessing the first signs of disillusionment. Explore three stages of infrastructure-led 5G innovation, along with 5G infrastructure investment opportunities in the United States, to promote deployment, adoption, and commercialization.
It’s no secret that the video device landscape is fragmented. In fact, the average U.S. home owns over 10 connected devices. Understanding the nuances is key for advertisers looking to reach receptive audiences and better inform their future planning efforts. “The Anatomy of a Video Experience,” a study conducted by MAGNA, IPG Media Lab and Vevo, explores the many ways consumers view video across devices, and what motivates their viewing habits.