Insights

Sports Fans Amplify the Action Across Screens

Sports fans love to follow their favorite games on TV, and their Twitter conversations speak volumes about how much they share their excitement with others. Just look at the numbers from 2013. During the year, 50 percent of Tweets about TV in the U.S.—a total of 492 million Tweets—were about...

The Female/Male Digital Divide

In today’s digital and social media-driven world, consumers have the world at their fingertips, but are men and women’s fingers doing the same thing? A closer look into today’s rapidly evolving digital behaviors highlights the differences between what engages men and women—as well as how...

Release Wars: How Drop Dates and Strategy Affect Street Success

By David Bakula, SVP Client Development, Nielsen Entertainment From Beck previewing his Morning Phase album for in-flight air travelers to hear via Gogo Inflight Internet before its formal release date to Bruce Springsteen streaming his recent Higher Hopes album more than a week before its release...

Digital es Universal: How U.S. Hispanics Are Driving Growth In Digital

Hispanic consumers are not only the fastest-growing demographic in the U.S., they’re also trendsetters in digital, leading the growth in device ownership and online usage. Nearly three out of four Hispanics (72%) already owned smartphones as of Q3 2013, and according to Nielsen’s Digital...

Video Convergence: Buying, Selling and Trusting Across Platforms

By Amit Seth, Executive Vice President, Global Media Products, Nielsen, and Dave Morgan, Founder and CEO, Simulmedia The video landscape is in a time of major flux, with digital viewing on the rise, advertisers seeking integrated campaigns and yet TV networks still holding most of the cards. But...

Linking Radio Tuning to Buyer Behavior: New Value for Radio Advertising

Linking radio station tuning data to consumer purchase information is the best way to ensure that radio advertising is being heard by consumers who are eager to listen. According to a recent major market pilot test by Nielsen, for the first time, a connection can be drawn between what consumers...