Study on Privacy Among Online Shoppers say 48% Use Private Browsing

More than one-third of all online shoppers surveyed around the world take electronic measures to protect their privacy online, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in late 2016. Almost half (48%) use a private browsing window, while 42% delete cookies so websites don’t “remember” them, 41% use ad-blocking tools to prevent websites from serving ads to them while browsing websites, 34% use a virtual private network or proxy server to access the Internet, and 20% use anti-tracking technology.

The Commerce report explores the purchasing behaviours of Internet users around the world. The report also chronicles the types of products and services users are willing to purchase, and to what degree they purchase in the regions of the world, and by demographics groups such as gender, age and income group. News Biz Blog will publish a collection of data sets and analysis from the Commerce report, with permission, during the first quarter of 2017. For more information, go to www.globalwebindex.com. For more analysis on global digital media trends, go to World Newsmedia Network, www.wnmn.org, or and WNMN’s blog, http://www.NewsBizBlog.org.

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E-Commerce: Regional Study Says China, India, UK Lead in Online Shopping

China, India and the United Kingdom lead the way in the percentage of online shoppers among Internet users, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in 2016. Eight-nine percent of Internet users from China purchased a product online last month, followed by India (87%), United Kingdom (86%), South Korea and Indonesia (85% each), Germany (84%) and the United States (82%).

 

The Commerce report explores the purchasing behaviours of Internet users around the world. The report also chronicles the types of products and services users are willing to purchase, and to what degree they purchase in the regions of the world, and by demographics groups such as gender, age and income group. News Biz Blog will publish a collection of data sets and analysis from the Commerce report, with permission, during the first quarter of 2017. For more information, go to www.globalwebindex.com. For more analysis on global digital media trends, go to World Newsmedia Network, www.wnmn.org, or and WNMN’s blog, www.NewsBizBlog.org.

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Asia-Pacific Countries Partake The Most in Online Shopping

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China, India and the United Kingdom lead the way in the percentage of online shoppers among Internet users, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in 2016. Eight-nine percent of Internet users from China purchased a product online last month, followed by India (87%), United Kingdom (86%), South Korea and Indonesia (85% each), Germany (84%) and the United States (82%).

The Commerce report explores the purchasing behaviours of Internet users around the world. The report also chronicles the types of products and services users are willing to purchase, and to what degree they purchase in the regions of the world, and by demographics groups such as gender, age and income group. News Biz Blog will publish a collection of data sets and analysis from the Commerce report, with permission, during the first quarter of 2017. For more information, go to www.globalwebindex.com. For more analysis on global digital media trends, go to World Newsmedia Network, www.wnmn.org, or and WNMN’s blog, www.NewsBizBlog.org

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In One Month 37 Percent of Online Users Sold a Product Online

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Online shopping is more popular in some regions than others. Internet users from Asia Pacific and North America are most likely to purchase a product online, with 85% and 81% of the users saying they purchased a product online last month, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in 2016. Following APAC and North America, the next most prolific online shoppers are Europe (75%), LatAm (68%) and Middle East & Africa (62%).

The Commerce report explores the purchasing behaviours of Internet users around the world. The report also chronicles the types of products and services users are willing to purchase, and to what degree they purchase in the regions of the world, and by demographics groups such as gender, age and income group. News Biz Blog will publish a collection of data sets and analysis from the Commerce report, with permission, during the first quarter of 2017. For more information, go to www.globalwebindex.com. For more analysis on global digital media trends, go to World Newsmedia Network, www.wnmn.org, or and WNMN’s blog, www.NewsBizBlog.org.

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86% of Online Product Purchasers are 25-34 Year Olds

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Internet users who went to online retail sites or bought a product or service online is growing over time. The most popular online behaviour is visiting an online retail site like Amazon or an online store in the past month (92%), followed by searching for a product or service they want to buy (89%), purchasing a product online (81%), using a price comparison site (66%), and visiting an online auction site (54%), according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in 2016.

 

The Commerce report explores the purchasing behaviours of Internet users around the world. The report also chronicles the types of products and services users are willing to purchase, and to what degree they purchase in the regions of the world, and by demographics groups such as gender, age and income group. News Biz Blog will publish a collection of data sets and analysis from the Commerce report, with permission, during the first quarter of 2017. For more information, go to www.globalwebindex.com. For more analysis on global digital media trends, go to World Newsmedia Network, www.wnmn.org, or and WNMN’s blog, wwwNewsBizBlog.org

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Millennials Use Social Networks 36% of the Time for Product Research

 

17-product-researchOnline shoppers skew young and affluent, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Commerce” report, published in 2016. The most conspicuous online shoppers are those 25 to 34 years old, 86% whom say they shopped online last month. Following the young adults are those 35 to 44 years old (83%), and young Millennials, 16 to 24 year olds, (78%). The most affluent 25% of Internet users responding were the biggest online shoppers (89%), followed by the mid-50 percentile (86%) and the lowest income quartile (70%). Both genders weighed in at 81% who have shopped online in the past month.

 

The Commerce report explores the purchasing behaviours of Internet users around the world. The report also chronicles the types of products and services users are willing to purchase, and to what degree they purchase in the regions of the world, and by demographics groups such as gender, age and income group. News Biz Blog will publish a collection of data sets and analysis from the Commerce report, with permission, during the first quarter of 2017. For more information, go to www.globalwebindex.com. For more analysis on global digital media trends, go to World Newsmedia Network, www.wnmn.org, or and WNMN’s blog, wwwNewsBizBlog.org

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

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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  (47%), followed by social networks (36%) and product reviews by consumers (33%). Less popular are going directly to product sites (30%), price comparison sits (27%), mobile apps (26%) and video sites (20%).

The Millennials report explores the attitudes and behaviours of Millennials online around the world. Millennials, have unique characteristics in the way they access the Internet, on which devices, the amount of time on which devices and which content. The report also chronicles the degree to which Millennials around the world are willing to pay for content, and what they are willing to pay for.  The report explores how Millennials as an age group lead the trend of ad-blocking usage. Millennials also lead all age groups in multitasking on multiple screens, social networking, messaging app engagement, and buying goods and services online. News Biz Blog will publish a collection of 17 data sets and analysis from the Millennials report, with permission, during the first quarter of 2017. For more information, go to www.globalwebindex.com. For more analysis on global digital media trends, go to World Newsmedia Network, www.wnmn.org, or and WNMN’s blog, www.NewsBizBlog.org

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Why All the Research on Milliennials?

Millennials are some of the most prolific online purchasers, with eight in ten buying a product online last month, according to GlobalWebIndex’s “Millennials” report, published in late 2016. Millennials purchase goods and services online mostly on PCs and laptops (73%), followed by mobile (55%) and tablets (24%), although purchasing on mobile is accelerating fastest, according to GWI.011617

05-millennial-device-impThe most popular categories of good purchased in the last six months are clothes (32%), shoes (24%), gifts (19%), books (17%) and snack foods (17%).

The Millennials report explores the attitudes and behaviours of Millennials online around the world. Millennials, have unique characteristics in the way
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which devices, the amount of time on which devices and which content. The report also chronicles the degree to which Millennials around the world are willing to pay for content,07-ad-block

and what they are willing to pay for. The report explores how Millennials as an age group lead the trend of ad-blocking usage. Millennials also lead all age groups in multitasking on multiple screens, social networking, messaging app engagement, and buying goods and services online. News Biz Blog will publish a collection of 17 data sets and analysis from the Millennials report, with permission, during the first quarter of 2017. For more information, go to www.globalwebindex.com. For more analysis on global digital media trends, go to World Newsmedia Network, www.wnmn.org, or and WNMN’s blog, http://www.NewsBizBlog.org 06-online-privacy

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Across Top 3 Messaging Apps, Sending Messages is Most Used… Even Snapchat

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Messaging app usage patterns very among Millennial Internet users around the world, as different messaging apps have unique features. The most popular activities on Facebook Messenger last month were sending a message (88%), followed by sending a photo (52%) sending a sticker (39%), and sending a video (23%), according to GlobalWebIndex’s Millennial report published in late 2016. The most popular activities for WhatsApp was sending a message (90%), sending a photo (74%), sending a video (50%), sending a voice recording (45%) and making a voice call (44%). The most popular activities for Snapchat include sending a message (64%), sending a photo snap (51%), adding a friend (45%), sending a video snap or creating / reading a story (38% each).

The Millennials report explores the attitudes and behaviours of Millennials online around the world. Millennials, have unique characteristics in the way they access the Internet, on which devices, the amount of time on which devices and which content. The report also chronicles the degree to which Millennials around the world are willing to pay for content, and what they are willing to pay for. The report explores how Millennials as an age group lead the trend of ad-blocking usage. Millennials also lead all age groups in multitasking on multiple screens, social networking, messaging app engagement, and buying goods and services online.

News Biz Blog will publish a collection of 17 data sets and analysis from the Millennials report, with permission, during the first quarter of 2017. For more information, go to www.globalwebindex.com. For more analysis on global digital media trends, go to World Newsmedia Network, www.wnmn.org, or and WNMN’s blog, http://www.NewsBizBlog.org

 

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Product development and innovations in Artificial Intelligence are the themes of the fifth annual Big Data for Media Week events from 20-24 February 2017 across London, including Thomson Reuters Headquarters in Canary Wharf.

Among the speakers are top executives from IBM Watson, Washington Post, Economist, Telegraph, Dow Jones, New York Times, Agora, Pangaea Alliance, the Guardian, Financial Times, Schibsted and many more.

Programming includes two days of study tours to Bloomberg, Google, Telegraph, the Guardian, IBM Watson and the BBC; the Big Data for Media Idea and Strategy Exchange at the Financial Times, and the two-day Big Data for Media conference, with inspirational case studies, instructional best practices and discussion about new technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and predictive analytics.

For information, contact founder and organizer Martha Stone at mstone@wnmn.org, or go to the website at http://inma.org/modules/event/2017BigDataLondon/agenda.cfm

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WhatsApp Still Leads in Messaging App Frequency of Use Over Facebook and Snapchat

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WhatsApp trumps Facebook Messenger for both usage frequency scores and activity

engagement rates, according to GlobalWebIndex’s Millennial report in late 2016. 59% of Millennial Internet users say they use WhatsApp more than once a day, while only 37% of them say they use Facebook Messenger, and 25 percent say they use Snapchat more than once per day.

The Millennials report explores the attitudes and behaviours of Millennials online around the world. Millennials, have unique characteristics in the way they access the Internet, on which devices, the amount of time on which devices and which content. The report also chronicles the degree to which Millennials around the world are willing to pay for content, and what they are willing to pay for. The report explores how Millennials as an age group lead the trend of ad-blocking usage. Millennials also lead all age groups in multitasking on multiple screens, social networking, messaging app engagement, and buying goods and services online.

News Biz Blog will publish a collection of 17 data sets and analysis from the Millennials report, with permission, during the first quarter of 2017. For more information, go to www.globalwebindex.com. For more analysis on global digital media trends, go to World Newsmedia Network, www.wnmn.org, or and WNMN’s blog, http://www.NewsBizBlog.org

 

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newsmediaweekcovergraphic

Product development and innovations in Artificial Intelligence are the themes of the fifth annual Big Data for Media Week events from 20-24 February 2017 across London, including Thomson Reuters Headquarters in Canary Wharf.

Among the speakers are top executives from IBM Watson, Washington Post, Economist, Telegraph, Dow Jones, New York Times, Agora, Pangaea Alliance, the Guardian, Financial Times, Schibsted and many more.

Programming includes two days of study tours to Bloomberg, Google, Telegraph, the Guardian, IBM Watson and the BBC; the Big Data for Media Idea and Strategy Exchange at the Financial Times, and the two-day Big Data for Media conference, with inspirational case studies, instructional best practices and discussion about new technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and predictive analytics.

For information, contact founder and organizer Martha Stone at mstone@wnmn.org, or go to the website at http://inma.org/modules/event/2017BigDataLondon/agenda.cfm

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