Millennials have grown alongside advancements in technology and media platforms, placing them in intriguing territory with regard to media habits. When it comes to television, their eyes are glued to the screen. With commercials, they’re still tuned in—but their eyes are on their cell phones.
Today’s kids aren’t just carrying smartphones—they’re mastering them. In fact, many are just as skilled as their parents—or even more so. So whether they’re texting, playing a game, or engaging in myriad other activities, there’s no doubt that this digital demo is one that marketers...
With smartphones now firmly in the hands of over 87% of the U.S. adult population, social media reached about 177 million people each week on average in third-quarter 2016. And according to Nielsen's 2016 Social Media Report, the role social media is playing in consumers' lives is significant and...
There's no denying the massive impact of social media, but the way people connect—with content, brands and each other—is evolving.
In this report, we provide an extensive profile of working and stay-at-home moms—their income, education, home status, urbanicity and race/origin. We provide data on their technology ownership and media behaviors, across TV, radio and digital media.
From new digital devices coming to the market to the growing interest in virtual reality, 2016 was a big year for digital. As the year comes to a close, Nielsen looked at some of the top trends in digital, including the top U.S. smartphone apps and operating systems.
In order to get a total snapshot of social TV activity, measurement needs to account for the diverse and ever-changing ways consumers interact with programs. With that in mind, a recent Nielsen study took a closer look at two key considerations: classifiers and content type.
With the rate of smartphone ownership in the U.S. continuing to climb, mobile has become a force to be reckoned within the world of digital advertising. The latest Nielsen Digital Ad Benchmarks and Findings report explored how successfully mobile ads in the U.S. are reaching their intended audience.
In the age of digital advertising measurement, the key indicators of a successful campaign include reach and on-target percentage. Leveraging our sample of historic campaigns, the Digital Ad Ratings Benchmarks and Findings Report serves as guidance for individual campaign efficiency compared to...
When looking at smartphone owners by age, penetration is highest among Millennials aged 18-24 (98%). Millennials aged 25-34 are right on their heels, with a 97% ownership rate, followed by Gen Xers aged 35-44 at 96%.