Trending this month

Showing posts with label US data. Show all posts
Showing posts with label US data. Show all posts

March 25, 2013

How The World Searches for Internet Porn: US vs Europe

Around 45% of the searches across the world wide web  are porn" According to recent reports  from the British Newspaper Telegraph 

The top search term for British-based users of pornography websites was "British", followed by "Indian" and "MILF" - an acronym referring to pornography featuring older women.

 Britain wasn't the only country where those searching for pornography sought out material featuring people of their own nationality. Other countries where the top search was for women or men of the same nationality include Denmark, the Netherlands, Italy, France, Sweden and Germany. The top search terms in other countries were more unusual. Ukrainian porn fans were most likely to search for "Raincoat (gay)", while in Romania the top term was "Mom and son". The most popular term in Syria was "Aunt". In Iran, the sixth most popular search term was "Hotel businessman (gay)

The US  does not gets left out either  with MILF and Teen being the most searched keywords. The list of countries and what they search online was compiled by PornMD which created  a interactive data on what users search across the  Internet.

November 17, 2012

China accounts for 26% Global Smartphone shipments

This year, China will account for 26.5 percent of all smartphone shipments, compared to 17.8 percent in the United States.

China has surpassed the United States in smartphone sales in the past. However, only in the first quarter of this year did it become clear that the smartphone gap between China and the United States would become a “long-lasting gulf that won’t be bridged,” said Kevin Restivo, a senior research analyst with IDC.
What’s driving the spike in China? Cheaper Android smartphones priced below $200, like those made by Huawei, according to IDC.Over all, Android phones are outselling the iPhone by about eight times in China, More than 42 million smartphones  have been shipped in China in Q2 2012. According to  Canalys research .That represents 199 percent year-on-year growth in smartphone sales in China, and 32 percent up on the previous quarter.

Other major markets for smartphones include the U.K., India, and Brazil, with 5.3 percent, 2.2 percent, and 1.8 percent of the global market in 2011, respectively. Of those countries, India and Brazil will continue to increase their growth rate in 2012, but the U.K.’s growth rate will slow.

October 8, 2012

Digital Music Sales in US exceed 15% growth,as global music sales decline

Within the United States, the total digital music revenue rose 17.3 percent to $2.62 billion
  Globally, music revenues fell by 3 percent to $16.6 billion, according to Billboard data

Digital album sales in the U.S. are up 15 percent from the same period last years of October ,2012.  Americans have consumed one billion digital tracks, a pace that is set to break 2011’s record of 1.3 billion sold, according to Nielsen

According to International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and the Recording Institute of American Artists  ( RIAA) reported that total U.S. music revenue was flat, climbing just 0.2 percent to $7.01 billion. But that contrasted sharply with the IFPI’s own numbers, which put the figure at $4.37 billion.

As of March,2012 within the United States, the total digital music revenue rose17.3 percent to $2.62 billion, according to RIAA , while the number of digital MP3s and digital albums sold within the United States rose by 10.9 percent and 22.1 percent, respectively

September 15, 2012

August 25, 2012

Mobile Ads Outperform Browser Based Advertising

Around 34.4% of US mobile phone owners and 28.8% of European mobile owners use their phone for online browsing and view mobile ads. Furthermore, the increasing market penetration of smartphones means that significantly more devices are able to display banners effectively.( comscore data)

Mobile advertising banners though smaller than Internet , Advertising but they seems to be more effective in driving user interaction and they ( mobile ads) trump browser based standard banners. A review of more than 230 million mobile impressions shows that users are more likely to click on mobile ads than on Standard Banners.(media mind advertising data)

May 5, 2012

March 28, 2012

February 28, 2012

Top 5 Most Sold Smartphones: United States vs Europe

Smartphone Market OS in US

Smartphone Market  Manufacturers vs OS in Europe 
The chart above from Comscore represents the top 5 mobile devices in the U.S. and EU5 which were  smartphones. Apple  occupied the top  rank among the top three spots in the U.S. and 3 of the 5 slots in the EU5, with the iPhone 4 ranking #1 in both markets. Although not released until October, the iPhone 4S rapidly gained transaction to secure the #4 ranking in the U.S. and the #5 ranking in the EU5 as Apple once again delivered a device instantly popular with consumers.

In the U.S., the BlackBerry Curve 8530 took the #4 spot despite RIM shedding a significant portion of its smartphone share throughout 2011. The HTC – EVO 4G secured the #5 slot and was the only device in the top 5 running the Android operating system, demonstrating that even though Android leads in smartphone platform share in US .In the EU5, Samsung secured the #3 and #4 spots with the Galaxy Ace S5830 and the Galaxy S II, as Samsung increased its market share in each of the five European markets.