The State of Online Video
69% of online adults have used the internet to watch or download video, with 18-29 year-olds leading the way. Comedy has supplanted news as the most viewed type of video online.
Use of cell phone for pictures and video popular across age groups
The percentage of teen cell phone owners who have done the following activities with their cell phones, by age.
The Audience for Online Video-Sharing Sites Shoots Up
As the audience for online video continues to grow, a leading edge of internet users are migrating their viewing from their computer screens to their TV screens.
Podcast Downloading 2008
As gadgets with digital audio capability proliferate, podcast downloading continues to increase. Currently, 19% of all internet users say they have downloaded a podcast.
Video viewing on an Olympic scale
Beijing Olympics fans are going online to find the videos they want, when they want them.
Anthropology of YouTube
The Library of Congress invited Michael Wesch to deliver the third of four “Digital Natives” lectures. Wesch, creator of the world-famous YouTube video, “The Machine is Us/ing Us,” presented the “Anthropology of YouTube” to a packed, fascinated …
Increased Use of Video-sharing Sites
48% of internet users have been to video-sharing sites such as YouTube and the daily traffic to such sites on a typical day has doubled in the past year.
Obama’s YouTube moment
Barack Obama makes an early play for “YouTube moment of the 2008 campaign”
Teens and Social Media
More teens are creating and sharing material on the internet. 28% of online teens have blogs, up from 2004 with growth fueled almost entirely by girls. “Super communicators” rise as email fades as a tool for teens.
Writers’ strike and internet programming
As we reach the one-month mark of the Writers Guild of America strike, will audiences move to the internet for programming?