Juggling Act: Impact of TV Viewing Simultaneous to Digital Usage

We all do it.  We’re watching something on TV with our smartphone or tablet in hand. Call it dual-tasking or simultaneous usage: 45% of consumers watch TV while using digital devices “very often” or “always.” Only 12% “never” use both

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NFL has been Losing Younger Fans; QB’s like Patrick Mahomes Could Get Them Back

As the Super Bowl approaches in about a week, we ran across this interesting Statista report. While Americans love the NFL, change is looming down the road. And while baseball is often referred to as “America’s favorite pastime,” the NFL

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Millennials’ and Boomers’ Favorite TV/Video Shows & Networks Are Surprisingly Not That Different

Netflix is available to about half of U.S. TV homes, and is considered by some to be the destroyer of traditional or linear TV among younger viewers; however remember that a typical adult devotes only 20-25 minutes per day to Netflix

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5 Social Networking Mobile Apps Creating Buzz and Growing U.S. Users

You’re familiar of course with the major popular mobile social apps from Facebook to Twitter, from Instagram to Snapchat, and from WhatsApp to Skype. However, there are five social apps at the end of the list (among those with at

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Baby-Chasing Baby Boomers Represent Growing Demographic Segment

As Baby Boomers retire from the workforce and their Millennial children start families, a new trend has emerged: “Baby Chasing.” According to a new study from Meyers Research, 25 percent of Baby Boomers are moving to be close to their

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Halftime Show Turning Point Started With Low Point in Its History

The Story of the 1992 Super Bowl Halftime Show Prior to the early 1990s, the Super Bowl halftime show was typically based around a theme (many produced by Disney), and featured university marching bands, drill teams and other performance ensembles

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Insight FYI…

Despite a string of controversies and the relatively negative sentiments about aspects of social media, roughly seven-in-ten Americans say they ever use any kind of social media site – a share that has remained relatively stable over the past five years:

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