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BizReport | Trends & Ideas archives January 21, 2016

Is 'digital detox' the fad for 2016?

While online advertisers and marketers are keen to get their messages in front of as many people as possible, if the fad of 'digital detox' takes off their reach could be stunted. ... >>

BizReport | Internet July 29, 2015

15% of Americans do not use the Internet

The Internet has become an integral part of most people's lives in the U.S. but, according to new research released by the Pew Research Center, there remains a steady percentage of Americans who do not go online. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives August 14, 2014

Third of UK employees shop online during work hours

British employees who find it hard to make time outside of work to do their shopping have found a way around it - they are increasingly shopping online from work.... >>

BizReport | Internet August 11, 2014

ONS: Three-quarters of U.K. purchased online in 2014

The Office for National Statistics in the UK has released new data showing that three-quarters of the country's population has made a purchase online during 2014.... >>

BizReport | Social Marketing May 27, 2014

Is social media turning users into psychopaths?

Back away from the screen. Spending too much time staring at a screen, whether a PC monitor, tablet or smartphone could be turning you into a psychopath, according to information released by Who Is Hosting This. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce archives May 26, 2014

Survey reveals age is no barrier to confident Internet use

If you believe older generations struggle with technology you could be falling for an outdated stereotype. New research among those age 50 and over reveals that they are just as confident with technology and Internet use as those in their... >>

BizReport | Internet March 03, 2014

Report: Americans won't give up Internet, would give up TV

Twenty-five years after the Internet was a nice-to-have 'distraction' for most people, it's seen as 'indispensable' for many - to the point that they'd rather give up television than Internet access. That according to a new study out from Pew... >>

BizReport | Internet May 21, 2013

European silver surfers' media consumption moving online

A new survey from trade body IAB Europe reveals that there is a demographic that is spending a lot more time online today than they were several years ago - silver surfers. ... >>

BizReport | Internet June 11, 2012

Pew: Over half of U.S. pensioners online

Many people that turn 65 and end their working lives can feel isolated. However, today's retirees are more connected than ever before, according to new data from Pew Internet and American Life Project.... >>

BizReport | Internet April 17, 2012

Pew: One in five Americans aren't online

Everyone in the U.S. is online, aren't they? Not according to a new study from the Pew Internet & American Life Project that shows one in five Americans do not use the Internet. ... >>

BizReport | Internet February 23, 2012 61% admit Internet addiction

A new poll from delves into the phenomenon that is Internet addiction and reveals that those already with vices such as smoking and drinking may not be as susceptible. ... >>

BizReport | Advertising archives January 24, 2012

Online newspapers visited by half of European Internet users

New data released by comScore shows that, of the 379.4 million people in Europe that went online during November, 2011, almost half visited online newspapers. Many newspapers visits were prededed by visits to Facebook. ... >>

BizReport | Internet January 16, 2012

China's online population exceeds half a billion

According to new statistics released by the China Internet Network Information Center the number of Internet users in the country now exceeds half a billion.... >>

BizReport | Internet October 04, 2011

Study reveals differences between online lives of Chinese and US teens

A new study by Stanford University delves into differences between the digital lives of high-schoolers from America and China and suggests the emergence among teen netizens of a new "digital tribe".... >>

BizReport | Internet August 26, 2011

Survey: 70% YoY rise in online shoppers across India

An extensive survey across cities and villages in India by market research firm JuxtConsult reveals a shift in online purchasing behavior that bodes well for the future of online shopping in the country.... >>

BizReport | Internet August 23, 2011

Study: Employees that 'cyberloaf' are more productive

Do you worry about the amount of time your employees spend 'cyberloafing'? Don't let it concern you too much because, according to a new study by staff at the University of Singapore, allowing staff to browse the Internet at work... >>

BizReport | Trends & Ideas archives July 06, 2011

Family tech use study reveals 'like father, like son'

Think it's just teens that are surgically attached to their tech gadgets? Think again. A new study from the Barna Group found that parents are just as dependent on technology as their kids.... >>

BizReport | Internet July 05, 2011

Internet subscriber figures up Down Under

Research released this week by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) illustrates the ongoing digital boom in Australia with Internet subscriber figures going up Down Under. ... >>

BizReport | Internet October 19, 2010

What is the top topic of conversation online?

What is the most talked about topic of conversation on the Internet? You might think it's something geeky like I.T., or perhaps you believe gossip is on the tips of everyone's fingers. You'd be wrong. ... >>

BizReport | Internet July 02, 2010

UKOM: One year, one million more silver surfers in U.K.

In just one year nearly 2 million people in the U.K. made their first foray online, according to a new study from the U.K. Online Measurement Company, of which more than half were silver surfers.... >>

BizReport | Internet June 24, 2010

Internet traffic in England plummets during World Cup matches

The world is watching and following the World Cup on televisions, mobile phones and, of courses, online. But what effect has the football tournament had on Internet traffic and search levels?... >>

BizReport | Internet June 23, 2010

McAfee research reveals teens' secret online lives

Children are leading secret lives online, according to new research from McAfee, with many deceiving their parents at home or leaving the house to log on. This is a report that all parents need to read. ... >>

BizReport | Trends & Ideas archives March 19, 2010

Teens turn to tech to solve personal issues

The Internet is a virtual agony aunt, according to a new survey of British youths which found that the vast majority of teens log on for advice and support instead of turning to their parents. ... >>

BizReport | Research archives March 10, 2010

Mind the generation gap

Marketers looking to fine-tune their campaign targeting should be interested in new data from Nielsen concerning the unique shopping needs and wants of each major generation in the U.S. ... >>

BizReport | Internet February 23, 2010

FCC profiles Americans least likely to go online

I know it's hard for some of you to comprehend, but there are those out there in the U.S. that don't use the Internet or have broadband connections. Once you've picked yourself up off the floor, take a look at... >>

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