Posts Tagged ‘ statistics ’

eMarketer: ‘Blogs Are Now Mainstream Media’

May 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, The New Media Update

Online marketing research firm eMarketer released its latest report Wednesday, a study that indicates a growing number of Americans Internet users are publishing their own blogs, for a growing blog-reading audience. The cloyingly named The Blogosphere: A-Twitter with Activity, report indicates that the number of American Internet users making their own blogs is growing: 27.9 […]

Online Video Viewing Jumps 11 Percent In March

Apr 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Video

Internet information provider comScore released March 2009 data for online video consumption. Their report indicates that U.S. Internet users viewed 14.5 billion online videos during the month, a jump of 11 percent over February 2009. In March, comScore’s report says, 77.8 percent of the total U.S. Internet audience viewed online video. Google Sites, (parent of […]

WSJ: Blogging “America’s Newest Profession”

Apr 21st, 2009 | By | Category: General

Against the background of story after story of hard times in the newspaper industry, the Wall Street Journal today declared blogging “America’s Newest Profession”: In America today, there are almost as many people making their living as bloggers as there are lawyers. Already more Americans are making their primary income from posting their opinions than […]

December Sets Record For U.S. Online Video Viewing; Surges 13%

Feb 4th, 2009 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts

Internet traffic measurement company comScore today released data from their December 2008 “comScore Video Metrix” service, indicating a huge jump in Internet video-viewing among US Internet users. A record 14.3 billion online videos were viewed during the month, representing an increase of 13 percent over November’s viewing stats. YouTube led the Internet video portals, accounting […]

More Adults Getting Social On The Internet

Jan 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Internet TV, Video

Adult use of social networking sites has more than quadrupled in the past four years – from 8% in 2005 to 35% now – according to a report by Pew Internet. Highlights of the research report: While media coverage and policy attention focus heavily on how children and young adults use social network sites, adults […]

Internet Video Watching Up by 34%

Jan 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

comScore today released November 2008 data from the comScore Video Metrix service showing that U.S. Internet users viewed 12.7 billion online videos during the month, representing an increase of 34 percent versus year ago. 77% of all Americans on the Internet watch online video, an average of 273 minutes per person for the month. Other notable findings: 97 […]

The Top 20 Social Networking Sites

Jan 1st, 2009 | By | Category: General

ComScore has published its take on the top social networking sites for November, and it continues to be dominated by social media sites, like Blogger, MySpace, and Flickr: Top Social Networking Sites Blogger (222 million) Facebook (200 million) MySpace (126 million) WordPress (114 million) Windows Live Spaces (87 million) Yahoo Geocities (69 million) Flickr […]

Online Video Audience Has Doubled In One Year

Sep 26th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Story, Podcasting Statistics

According to a new survey, the number of people watching video streamed through a browser has doubled over the past year, going from 32% a year ago to 63% today.

“Consumers are changing their online habits quickly,” says research director Michael Wolf. “Broadband speeds have continued to increase at the same time that Hollywood has decided online distribution is a legitimate monetization opportunity.”

75 Percent Of Americans Watching Online Video

Sep 10th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

  More people are watching video online than ever, with the percent of the total U.S. Internet audience viewing online video now topping 75%.  What’s this mean to you? In  a few years, your television will be more like your computer than a traditional television.  comScore today released July 2008 data from the comScore Video Metrix […]

TubeMogul Marketplace Wants To Hook You Up With Advertisers

Sep 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Making Money with Podcasts, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

TubeMogul has announced a new service, TubeMogul Marketplace, that is designed to hook up video producers with advertisers: We just launched “TubeMogul Marketplace,” a “dating” site aimed at connecting online video producers with advertisers, investors and others looking for opportunities in new media. The site features searchable profiles of Web shows, including each show’s cross-site […]