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Nielsen TV: Second Screen Use Is a Boon For TV Advertisers

Second-screen usage is the latest way consumers engage with television content. According to the latest Nielsen data, 75 percent of smartphone and tablet users are engaging with second screen content more than once a month as they watch TV. And about half of those people are engaged with second...

A Computer in Every Classroom and a Tablet in Every Backpack?

As any parent can tell you, kids love touchscreen devices. And Nielsen’s quarterly Connected Devices Report found that during Q1 2013 more than three-quarters of tablet-owning parents (78%) let their kids under age 11 play with tablets in their homes.

Today’s Forecast: Millions of Americans Check The Weather Online

Whether planning trips across the country or just across town, 57 million Americans made checking weather on the Web part of their daily routine in June 2013. More than a quarter of Web users visited a site or used a desktop application in the Weather category during the month, as visits typically...

May 2013: Top Web Brands and Home and Garden Websites

If April showers bring May flowers, then millions of Americans must have been busy with home improvement projects this spring, as more than one in three Americans used the Web to visit home and garden websites in May. Looking forward to summer parties and backyard barbeques led 73 million Americans...

The Reviews Are In: Yelp Users are Four-Star Consumers

While your phone book might be collecting dust, consumers still have a need for the type of information it contains. But in today’s digital world, they’re more inclined to look for it on the Web. According to a study conducted by Nielsen, a whopping 85 percent of consumers find local business...