Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Meanwhile, Bing gains 1.5 share….

Social mom is the new soccer mom….

Google and AOL are up while Yahoo!, Bing and Ask.com are down from November in Nielsen’s December 2009 search rankings. But let’s face it, AOL is fueled by Google, so pretty much all of the gains belong to Google. When you compare year-over-year numbers, things are pretty much abysmal for everyone but Google, who gained, and Bing, which remained steady. Here are the stats from November: Here are the stats from December 2008….

Nielsen Online has released data from a new survey suggesting that premium content just might work, but it depends on the type of content. 27,000 consumers in 54 countries were surveyed. I don’t know how this survey found people who actually said they would pay for things such as newspaper articles that they currently get for free, but they did. Survey participants were most likely to shell out the dough for music and movies. Least likely was blogs. Ironically, the reality is often the opposite, with consumers ditching premium newspapers for free, ad-supported ones while bloggers often monetize special pieces…

Nielsen Online has released new online video streaming data for August 2009. In news which should surprise no one, online video streaming is up. The number of videos watched increased 41% last month compared to August of 2008. Unique viewers were up 18% and vids per viewer were up 19.6%. Here’s how it broke down among the video sites:…