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Introducing THE BIGGIES Awards at the Big Data for Media Week in Hong Kong

BIGGIES Awards competition open! The BIGGIES will be awarded to data practitioners from newspapers, magazines, websites, advertising and marketing agencies, news outlets, and media companies in general that produce Big Data and Artificial Intelligence projects, campaigns, products, and/or strategies in … Continue reading

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Big Data for Media Week-Asia Pacific Debut! HK Conference, Analytics Seminar, Beijing AI Study Tour

Visit WNMN’s Big Data Media website for information here: hongkong.bigdatamedia.org World Newsmedia Network, Thomson Reuters and South China Morning Post are proud to introduce the sixth Big Data for Media Week events are coming to Hong Kong and Beijing from 4-8 December. Registration … Continue reading

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Millennial Time Spent on Mobile Internet Gradually Increasing

Smartphones have surpassed PC/laptop ownership for Internet access among Millennials. Eighty-seven percent of the Millennial generation around the world, aged 18 to 32, use a smartphone to access the Internet, the majority who report using smartphones to access the Internet … Continue reading

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Millennial Time Spent on Mobile Internet Gradually Increasing

Smartphones have surpassed PC/laptop ownership for Internet access among Millennials. Eighty-seven percent of the Millennial generation around the world, aged 18 to 32, use a smartphone to access the Internet, the majority who report using smartphones to access the Internet … Continue reading

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Study Shows 81% of Millennials Have Bought a Product Using a Computer, Phone or Tablet

Millennials use a variety of research channels to find the products and services they want to buy. According to GlobalWebIndex’s “Millennials” report, published in late 2016, the group uses search engines most as their tool to research products and services  … Continue reading

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Product Research Impacts High-Value Products Offline

Research of online products tend to be high-value, major purchases, where online research is leading to an offline purchase, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016. Among the most popular products to be researched, rather than purchased online … Continue reading

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E-Readers are the Highest Among Products More Likely to be Impulsively Bought

Purchases of online products tend to be impulsive, low-value and habitual purchases, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016.  Among the most popular products to be purchased, rather than researched online include e-readers, wine and spirits, headphones, DVD … Continue reading

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22 Percent Say They Use Social Media to Research Music Downloading

Social media has become a powerful product research platform, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016. Among the products they find and research online and wish to buy include: Music download, 22%; movie or TV download, 18%; mobile … Continue reading

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Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram Used Equally to Research Products

Social media has become a powerful product research platform, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016. Almost half of the social media users surveyed worldwide say they use the following channels to find and research products they want … Continue reading

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Fifty-Five Percent Use Ad-Blocking Because Ads are Annoying or Irrelevant

Online shoppers have a multitude of reasons for blocking online advertising, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016. The top reasons for blocking ads, according to online users around the world, include “too many ads that are annoying … Continue reading

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