Insights

The not so hidden problem with big data sets

Big data sets don’t have rich details about actual people—from age, to income, to race and ethnicity—the way you do with a robust panel. These data sets, because they’re created by machine-to-machine transfers, also increase the possibility of waste and fraud.

Tracking the Evolution of Global TV Viewing

As the cornerstone of many living rooms around the world, the TV set remains a fixture for media consumption. That consumption, however, looks much different than it did a few years ago.

COVID-19: Key questions all marketers should be asking

Staying put is what’s best for reducing the spread of the COVID-19, but home bound consumers are having an immediate impact on brands. Marketers now have to reduce spending while continuing to engage buyers. How can businesses support their brands and make money in such uncharted waters?

The Monetization of a Minute

There’s never been a better time to be a connoisseur of video. Surprisingly, however, the time Dutch consumers spend watching video has declined over the past five years as the availability of newer options has increased. While we believe this will reverse over time, it highlights just how...

Speak Up—The Media Industry Is Listening

With new digital devices and platforms fragmenting audiences, consumers have found power through their choices and voices. The media industry needs to look carefully at whose voices they listen to and communicate with in order to create the most empowering and engaging content. It’s not just the...

Women’s Football 2019

Fan interest and commercial investments in women’s football, or soccer, are growing leading into the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. According to Nielsen Sports, 40% of the people in countries with a team competing in this year’s tournament are interested in women’s football.