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People Are Now More Glued to Their Phones Than the TV

People Are Now More Glued to Their Phones Than the TV

By Josh Wolford November 20, 2014

Mobile devices have, for the first time, overtaken television in the fight for our eyeballs. According to a report from Flurry, using data from comScore and the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans now spend 177 minutes per day, on …

Mobile Local Ad Revenue Expected To Triple Mobile Local Ad Revenue Expected To Triple

Mobile local ad revenues in the U.S. are expected to hit $4.5 billion this year, according to a new report from BIA/Kelsey. That would be a massive increase over last year, which saw $2.9 billion. And that’s really just the …

Two Out Of Five Salespeople Aren't Meeting Quotas Two Out Of Five Salespeople Aren't Meeting Quotas

Qvidian has some new research out finding that only 63% of salespeople are making their quotas. As a result, improving overall quota attainment is one of the top goals of executive managers. The report, based on data from CSO Insights, …

Facebook Referrals Have Skyrocketed This Year Facebook Referrals Have Skyrocketed This Year

Just over a month ago, Facebook introduced the new Like and Share buttons, which have been rolling out slowly (though perhaps not as slowly as some Facebook updates). Facebook said it had seen a “favorable increase” in likes and shares …

Netflix Is Dominating Data Traffic Netflix Is Dominating Data Traffic

Data from a Sandvine report is making the rounds through the tech Blogosphere today, finding that together, Netflix and YouTube account for 50% of downstream traffic on fixed networks in North America, with Netflix dominating between the two. According to …

Another Record For Internet Ad Revenues Another Record For Internet Ad Revenues

Online advertising revenues continue to hit record highs. The Interactive Advertising Bureau released a new report today finding that revenues for the first half of 2013 hit a record high of $20.1 billion. That’s an increase of 18% over the …

Apple And Google Are Now Bigger Than Coke Apple And Google Are Now Bigger Than Coke

The big Best Global Brands report from Interbrand has been released, and for the first time, Coca-Cola is not the number one brand. It actually fell to number three, with Apple and Google holding the first and second spots respectively. …

Apple Is Working On Larger iPhones, iPads [Report] Apple Is Working On Larger iPhones, iPads [Report]
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A rumor emerged last week that Apple had delayed the public unveiling of the iPhone 5S so that it could implement a larger display at the last minute. Now a new report suggests that Apple is considering larger displays for …

Customer Acquisition Via Email Is Skyrocketing Customer Acquisition Via Email Is Skyrocketing
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Custora has a new report out looking at ecommerce customer acquisition, finding that email continues to trend upward rapidly from year to year, and is well ahead of affiliate, banner ads, Facebook and Twitter. In fact, email had quadrupled over …

Is International SEO More Important Now? Is International SEO More Important Now?
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Ranking in search engines, particularly Google, is not getting any easier, but how often are you considering the search engines around the globe? Many in the industry see international SEO as only gaining in importance. Do you think it’s more …

EFF: Twitter Has Your Back, Apple Not So Much EFF: Twitter Has Your Back, Apple Not So Much

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, champions of the public interest in matters related to free speech and digital privacy, has just released their latest report on which companies actively help protect your data from the government. It’s called the “Who has …

Tropical Diseases Closer to Extinction, Says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) today announced that significant progress is being made against tropical diseases including guinea worm, rabies, and yaws. In a new report, the organization shows that “new momentum has shifted” toward the elimination of many diseases …

Google UK Market Share Lowest In Five Years Google UK Market Share Lowest In Five Years
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Experian Hitwise has released new data about the search market in the UK, indicating that Google’s share has fallen below 90% in the country. Google’s market share for the month was 89.33%. That’s the first time in as much as …

HIV Diagnoses on the Rise in Australia
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Three annual reports on HIV and sexually transmitted infections in Australia released this week show a rise in HIV diagnoses. The reports were released at the Australasian HIV/AIDS Conference 2012 currently taking place in Melbourne. The reports show that new …

Online Ad Revenues Reach Historic High Online Ad Revenues Reach Historic High

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has released a report on Internet ad revenues, which the organization says climbed to an all-time high of $17 billion in the first half of 2012. This is, in fact, a 14% year-over-year increase (compared …

Yahoo/Bing CTR/CPC Consistently Higher Than Google Yahoo/Bing CTR/CPC Consistently Higher Than Google
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Kenshoo has released a new report looking at global search advertising trends. While paid search budgets have been significantly higher year-over-year for all three of the year’s first quarters, the firm says there was not a lot of fluctuation in …

Obesity Rates Prediction: U.S. Will Get Even Fatter
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A report released today predicts that by the year 2030, 13 U.S. states could have obesity rates above 60% and 39 could have rates above 50%. The report, titled F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2012, was …