Posts tagged with 'Research'
Disney has delayed the launch of a ‘family-friendly’ mobile service in the UK, according to
The Sunday Telegraph
The media giant announced in April that it would launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) using capacity on O2’s network, similar to its existing service in the US.
SEO Scoop has pointed out a keyword suggestion tool that has now been set up, based around the search data infamously published by AOL a couple of weeks ago.
The tool estimates the volume of searches for different keywords on the three biggest engines, based on their market share and the number of queries contained in AOL’s data.
Britain’s youth is driving a ‘radical shift in media consumption’ away from TV, radio and newspapers and onto the web, according to industry regulator Ofcom.
Ofcom’s Communications Market Report for 2005 shows declining interest in TV among 16-24 year olds, who watched one hour of TV less per day than the average viewer last year.
On a scale of one to two point zero, how are the UK’s newspaper groups doing in terms of their adoption of Web 2.0 concepts, tools and approaches?
Ian Delaney, a UK journalist who blogs about Web 2.0 over at twopointouch.com, alerted me to a fine piece of analysis conducted by the BBC’s Robin Hammon, who has looked into this topic in some detail.
The AOL search data saga continues, with news from
that the first web interface to the 20 million search queries ‘mistakenly’ released by the firm last week has been published.
The average British broadband user now spends around 50 days a year on the web, according to a new survey by YouGov.
General surfing was the most popular internet-based activity at an average seven hours and 54 minutes per week.
AOL has apologised after “mistakenly” releasing the search histories of around 650,000 users onto the web.
The internet giant has come under fire in the past week after its research division made public around 20 million keyword searches performed by its subscribers. Although the information didn’t include users’ names, the move has attracted widespread criticism that the company had breached their privacy and left them open to ID theft.
Three quarters of UK consumers don't use their mobiles to access the web, according to research.
The survey of 1,500 people, commissioned by hosting firm Hostway, found that 38% of mobile internet users are annoyed pages load too slowly, while over 25% find sites too hard to navigate on small screens.
Online measurement company Hitwise has run a comparison of search terms associated with Yahoo!, MSN and Google in the US and UK, highlighting some differences in consumers' attitudes to the three portals on different sides of the Atlantic.
The study found that US consumers, for example, largely associate MSN with its portal content while in the UK, the brand is better known for communications tools Messenger and Hotmail.
A survey of digital agencies reveals that website launches are delayed by as much as three months because content isn’t ready or suitable.
Priorities cited for website projects were design (75%), development (55%) and search engine optimisation (65%), with only 10% of agencies questioned saying website content was top of their agenda.