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Report: Geopolitical unrest fuels surge in DDOS attacks

NetScout Systems has released findings from its H2 2023 DDoS Threat Intelligence Report that dissects trends and attack methodologies adversaries use against service providers, enterprises, and end-users. The information cited in the report is gathered from NetScout’s internet visibility at a global scale, collecting, analysing, prioritising, and disseminating data on DDoS attacks from 214 countries […]

April 25, 2024

Survey: Publishers fear further falls in social traffic

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism has published its Journalism, Media, and Technology Trends and Predictions 2024. The annual report, authored by Senior Research Associate Nic Newman, is based on a survey of 314 media leaders from 56 countries. The report suggests many media leaders are worried about their prospects in the year […]

January 9, 2024

Report: Top 5 GenAI trends for 2024

Generative AI (GenAI) made significant progress in 2023, showcasing its prowess in crafting remarkably authentic content spanning text, imagery, and music. The evolution of this technology transcended traditional boundaries, infiltrating realms such as creative arts, automation, and tailored experiences. An analysis of influencer discussions on social media platform X has unveiled a curated selection of […]

December 19, 2023

Research: X/Twitter site traffic up 22.3% YoY

Since the announcement in April 2022 that Elon Musk would be buying Twitter (now X), it’s safe to say that it’s become one of the most talked about social media platforms on the market. With name changes, new features being added (and removed) and plenty of controversy, it’s been a lively year for X. But […]

December 18, 2023

Research: 61% of marketers optimistic for 2024

Despite concerns about the economy, the majority of marketers (61 per cent) are optimistic and expect business to be better next year than the current year, according to The Voice of the Marketer 2024, a report by WARC. With global marketing investment set to increase 8.2 per cent in 2024 to top $1 trillion for […]

December 6, 2023

Study: US ups news network social video consumption

Tubular Labs, the social video intelligence company, has released new October US viewership trends from its Audience Ratings product – giving insight into deduplicated, unique viewership, and minutes watched for trending video categories, creators and more. Tubular found that interest in the news category spiked last month with minutes-watched increasing far more than unique viewership. […]

November 28, 2023

Forecast: Advertisers will waste $71bn on fake traffic in 2024

With ad spend growth slowing, research from marketing efficiency platform Lunio reveals an emerging threat to dwindling budgets – invalid traffic (IVT). In 2024, advertisers are set to waste over $71 billion (€65.3bn) on traffic generated by invalid activity, including bots and automated scripts –  an increase of 33 per cent from 2022. The research […]

November 23, 2023

Musk launching premium tiers on X

Elon Musk has said his social media platform X, formerly Twitter, will soon launch two premium subscription tiers. “Two new tiers of X Premium subscriptions launching soon. One is lower cost with all features, but no reduction in ads, and the other is more expensive, but has no ads,” Musk said in a post on […]

October 20, 2023