Majority of Facebook’s Monthly Active Users Are Now Mobile-Only

Majority of Facebook’s Monthly Active Users Are Now Mobile-Only

Mobile isn’t only accounting for a larger share of Facebook’s advertising revenue (now at around 80%), it’s also increasingly becoming the only way in which its users access the platform. Indeed, of Facebook’s almost 1.6 billion monthly active users (MAUs) in Q4 2015,...
Report: Newspaper Circulation Plummeting

Report: Newspaper Circulation Plummeting

Hold onto your iPad. Use of a tablet, smartphones, or computer may soon be the only way to read a “newspaper.” The actual printed newspaper seems to be headed for extinction. Take a look at the circulation numbers in the piece by Richard Tofel. The picture...

Do You Hear that Train a’Comin?

Blockbuster Video had 9,000 stores and 60,000 employees and $5.9 billion in revenues at their peak in 2004. Then the installation of cable modems made streaming video possible. Blockbuster filed for bankruptcy protection on September 23, 2010.* Technology is a freight...
The Top TV and Social Media of 2015

The Top TV and Social Media of 2015

From sports to zombies to Republicans, we had lots to watch and tweet about in 2015. Football dominated viewing this year, claiming 8 of the top 10 rated telecasts. Super Bowl XLIX (NBC) attracted 115,204,000 viewers as the Patriots captured yet another NFL title....
Advertising Media Winners and Losers for Q2

Advertising Media Winners and Losers for Q2

The one-line summary… WINNERS: radio, digital and outdoor. LOSERS: magazines, TV and newspapers. A report issued by Kantar Media shows that although Q2 media spending on platforms they track contracted by 3.9% overall, ad spending on radio and search grew....