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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As US telecommunications companies and device makers plan strategies for rollouts of next-generation wireless technology, they’re looking to consumers to drive demand for faster, more reliable internet service. US consumers are ready for more when it comes to wireless connectivity, both on the go and in the home.
By Gonzalo López Martí – Creative director, etc / lmmiami.com/
- The cliché is true: calling a phone a “phone” is a misnomer in 2020.
- It is a minicomputer that happens to offer voice as one of its multiple features and capabilities.
According to eMarketer, investment in connected TV (CTV) is soaring and ad spending will increase by double digits annually for the foreseeable future. In its just-released forecast for CTV ad spending (“Connected TV Trends Roundup,” January 2020), eMarketer estimates it will be $9 billion in 2020 and increase to $14 billion by 2023, accounting for 7 percent of total digital ad spending and 5 percent of total media spending. ANA and Innovid have recognized the rise of CTV and partnered in a new research study, “The State of Connected TV Report 2020,” which was released on January 16. By Bill Duggan
Audiences around the world are shifting their behaviors to be more mobile-oriented than ever before. Against this rapidly evolving consumer landscape, Comscore unveiled its 2019 ‘Global State of Mobile’ report. This new study is designed to help marketers understand the mobile audience trends, and emerging content categories and apps that continue to disrupt the worldwide digital landscape.
Screenless devices are seeing exponential growth across households throughout the U.S.
Digital advertising’s readily available measurement metrics and low-cost perceptions make it more attractive by the day, which is reflected in the channel’s growing share of spend. But is it really as effective as marketers think it is? by Kristanne Roberts – Global Development Director – Brand Lift Insights Kantar