Posts Tagged ‘ Nielsen ’

Blogging Actually Not Quite Dead Yet!

Mar 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Citizen Media, iPods & Portable Media Players

Every couple of years, Wired, the New York Times or some random tech pundit declares that blogging is dead. Most recently, the NYT said that blogging was dead because the young are switching to Twitter – as if they were interchangeable. Stats from Nielsen, though, show the number of blogs growing at a steady pace […]



WTF? Nielsen Says People Spend More Time Watching TV Than Working

Mar 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Commentary, Internet TV, Video

Many Americans spend more time watching TV than they do working, according to The Nielsen Company. According to Nielsen, Americans are watching more and more television -  seven hours a day or more. Other highlights of Nielsen’s research: Online video consumption is up 16% from last year; 44% of all online video is being viewed […]



Nielsen: The Internet Is Turning Us Into Mouse Potatoes

Feb 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

The Nielsen Company reports that the Internet is turning us into mouse potatoes. According to their most recent data, viewing of video on television, Internet and mobile devices continues to increase and has reached new heights. The average American watches more than 151 hours of TV per month, an all-time high. Meanwhile, Americans who watch video over the […]



Hulu Close To Overtaking YouTube

Aug 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Nielsen has released its VideoCensus rankings of the top online video sites for July, and it looks like long-tail television site Hulu is the company to watch. In July, Hulu’s traffic grew to 105 million streams per month, and the site leapfrogged several competitors to become eighth most popular vide site. Not bad for a […]



Internet Television Turning Couch Potatoes Into “Mouse Potatoes”

Jul 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics, Video

The Nielsen Company today released figures showing video and TV usage across television, Internet and mobile devices in the US. According to Nielsen, Americans are watching more TV than ever, and Internet video viewing isn’t cutting into time spent watching traditional TV – it’s adding to it. In other words, the Internet is turning couch […]



Nielsen Moving Intros Real-Time Video-On-Demand Audience Reporting

Jan 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts

The Nielsen Company today announced the launch of Nielsen On Demand Reporting & Analytics, a new service that reports on video-on-demand (VOD) usage. The service offers viewing stats based on real time transactions collected at the set-top box level. At launch, Comcast will be providing VOD data for the service. Comcast will also begin using […]



Podcasters Could Make Millions

Jul 27th, 2006 | By | Category: Making Money with Podcasts

Marketwatch’s Frank Barnako is bullish on podcasting, saying that “The most popular podcasts could be making their producers more than $1 million a year.” Barnako is highlighting research from Nielsen Analytics, released last week, that focuses on the Economics of Podcasting. In the past, Nielsen’s research has been subject to ridicule by some podcasters because […]