Tubefilter: More Than 250 Hours Of YouTube Content Are Watched On TV Screens Every Single Day

Tubefilter: More Than 250 Hours Of YouTube Content Are Watched On TV Screens Every Single Day. For some reason the headline has omitted the word “million.” I mean, 250 hours is just me watching old episodes of Match Game. “YouTube’s NewFronts presentation (aka YouTube Brandcast) saw the platform drop tons of news about its original programming, including partnerships with top creators. But YouTube also took the opportunity to reaffirm it has the biggest slice of the ad-supported over-the-top pie — as in, it has the highest share in reach and watch time. What’s new about its position in the market, however, is that a lot of that watch time is coming from television screens. YouTube revealed that more than 250 hours of content are watched on TV screens every single day, up from 180 million hours in June 2018.”

Search Engine Land: Younger users rely on snippets and knowledge panel, often don’t click, survey says

Search Engine Land: Younger users rely on snippets and knowledge panel, often don’t click, survey says. “A new consumer survey about Google SERP engagement, from Path Interactive , finds organic search results still dominate user attention but younger searchers are more inclined to look to content in Featured Snippets and the Knowledge Panel without clicking through to third-party sites. This phenomenon has been dubbed ‘no-click’ search results and is a worrying trend for many publishers.”

PR Newswire: Majority of Regular Social Media Users Are Using It Less Compared to a Year Ago (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: Majority of Regular Social Media Users Are Using It Less Compared to a Year Ago (PRESS RELEASE). “The issues surrounding social media have been front and center for the past months, but is it changing how regular social media users are actually using these platforms? Well, over half of regular users (55%) say compared to a year ago, they find themselves using social media a lot less. This number jumps to almost two-thirds of Millennials (64%) who say they are using social media a lot less this year. This is from a survey conducted by Regina Corso Consulting of 2,141 U.S. adults, 18 and older between January 15 and 18, 2019, of whom 1,837 are regular social media users (use Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and/or Snapchat at least 1-2 times a week).”

BetaNews: Internet traffic set to explode over the next five years

BetaNews: Internet traffic set to explode over the next five years. “By 2022 more IP traffic will be created on global networks than in the entire 32 year life of the internet to date. This rather startling prediction comes from network infrastructure specialist Cisco which reckons that by 2022, 60 percent of the global population will be internet users. More than 28 billion devices and connections will be online, and video will make up 82 percent of all IP traffic.”

BetaNews: Your Time On Facebook rolls out, revealing how much time you waste in the social network’s mobile app

BetaNews: Your Time On Facebook rolls out, revealing how much time you waste in the social network’s mobile apps. “It is a little while — over three months, in fact — since Facebook said that it was planning to launch a tool that would give users some insight into the amount of time they spent using the social network. This tool is now rolling out.”

Phys .org: Twitter use influenced by social schedules, not changing seasons and daylight

Phys .org: Twitter use influenced by social schedules, not changing seasons and daylight . “An analysis of Twitter data from the U.S. shows that social media usage largely mirrors daily work schedules and school calendars. The data reflect the amount of ‘social jet lag’ caused when social demands make people wake up much earlier than their biological rhythms would prefer.”

Computer Business Review: Internet Encryption Hits 50%: Netflix Eating 15% of Global Traffic

Computer Business Review: Internet Encryption Hits 50%: Netflix Eating 15% of Global Traffic. “Over 50 percent of internet traffic is now encrypted, according to Sandvine’s Global Internet Phenomena Report, which notes that TLS 1.3 adoption is growing notably. The report also found that video now accounts for 58 percent of ‘downstream’ (consumer-side) internet traffic, with Netflix alone accounting for 15 percent of global internet bandwidth use. (We won’t speculate what the rest is).”