Zogby Articles

Google And Apple Trusted More Than Facebook And Twitter
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Nearly half (49%) of U.S. adults trust Apple, Microsoft and Google, according to a new Zogby Interactive survey.

Twitter and Facebook were rated much lower, with trust levels of 8 percent and 13 percent respectively.

Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and Google are all more trusted than traditional media, which had a trust level of 8 percent.

Users See Gap Between Mobile Devices And Computers
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Most mobile users still feel there is a gap between their computers and their mobile devices, according to data published by Skype from a Zobgy survey.

The gap correlates with the finding that the majority of mobile users do not yet download applications to their mobile devices. The same group says they want to be able to choose mobile applications for themselves, and not have their carriers decide what applications they can use. The survey found that people will pay more for a device that will allow them to control applications.

More Americans Look Online For News
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The majority of Americans (67%) say that traditional journalism does not provide what Americans want from their news, a new We Media/Zogby Interactive poll shows.

The survey found that more than half of Americans (70%) think journalism is important to the quality of their communities but 64 percent are dissatisfied with the quality of journalism in their communities.

Voters Expect The Next President To Be Internet Savvy

Forty-four percent of voters expect the next President to be Internet savvy, according to a new poll done by Zogby International on behalf of the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee(CICAC).

Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee

Over Half Want Web Content Regulated

The Federal Communications Commission spends part of its time deciding whether or not suggestive neologisms like "hamsterbating" are appropriate before 9 p.m. According to a recent poll, over half of Americans want similar precautions taken with Internet content.

The Internet As A Significant Other

Close to one in four Americans say that the Internet can act as a significant other for some period of time, according to a new poll from 463 Communications and Zogby International.

US Increasingly Chooses Web Over Malls

Expect this online holiday shopping season to be a blockbuster as 80 percent of American Internet users will purchase gifts online, according to a Zogby International poll commissioned by AOL. New York City will lead the rest, more than doubling the spend of the nearest market.

Online Retail Soars as Cyber Monday Approaches

The Department of Commerce reports that online retail sales in the third quarter grew at four times the rate of total retail sales. In total, online retail sales in the third quarter reached $27.5 billion, which represents a 20.9% increase over the third quarter in 2005. In comparison, total offline retail sales for the third quarter 2006 are only up 5.1% from a year ago.