Facebook use is down nine percentage points year on year among UK internet users as people become fed up with marketing on social media sites, claims a YouGov survey.
16 May 2013
| by Ben Hall
National radio listening figures for the first quarter of 2013 highlight drops in listeners for Radio 1 and Absolute and Real Radio but rises for Bauer Radio's Passion Portfolio, boosted by Planet Rock coming into the fold and led by Kiss.
Consumers in search of social validation on social media channels are resorting to building up a false picture of their lives in order to gain approval from their peers.
Almost half of 16- to 34-year-olds check their work emails in bed, according to research from the Future Foundation.
Research for Microsoft's first ad campaign to raise awareness about online privacy found that although 84% of people are concerned about it almost 50% are doing nothing about it.
The role of mobile phones and tablets in paid search advertising in the UK now accounts for roughly 25% of total spend and 28% of total clicks, according to the latest data from digital marketing specialist Kenshoo.
Digital ad spend surpassed £5bn in the UK for the first time in 2012, after an overall 12.5% year-on-year increase was fuelled by mobile adspend more than doubling to £526m.
One in four teenagers are "cell-mostly" internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone, challenging marketers' assumption that the mobile is consumers' "second screen".
Google Play, Vevo and Microsoft Xbox helped to boost revenues from online music services by more than 32% in 2012, eclipsing royalties from the radio industry for the first time.
Women's use of digital devices increase dramatically when they become a new mothers, according to a report by BabyCentre.