Research + News | Topic: Streaming Video

4 Teenagers Arrested Over ‘Live-Streamed’ Murder Of 15-Year-Old Girl In Walmart

Four young girls were arrested over the weekend after the fatal stabbing of a 15-year-old girl at a Louisiana Walmart was live-streamed on social media. Read the article here.

Tops Of 2020: Nielsen Streaming Unwrapped

When looking at the types of content that was successful in 2020, it was original content that sparked cultural phenomenons and shepherded in new subscribers to both established and nascent platforms. Read the report here.

The Effects Of Technology On Teens

In a world of remote-learning, Zoom calls, and streaming, do the benefits out weigh the risks? Read the article here.

The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Kids Age Zero to Eight, 2020

The latest research from Common Sense Media is now available. Access the report here.

Why Millennials Aren’t Watching Your Streamed Worship Services

Barna data gathered in late May 2020 show that as one in three practicing Christians stopped streaming church during the early months of the pandemic, this digital dropout was led by practicing Christian Millennials; fully half (50%) were not tuning in to online worship services at the time. View a video from Barna about this research here.

Fortnite Is The New IRL: Why Brands Must Plan For A Rise In Virtual Gatherings

Much of life has moved online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and few industries have been better suited to this new normal than video games. Read the article here.

Amazon Rebrands Twitch Prime To Prime Gaming As Part Of Video Game Perk For Prime Members

Amazon rebranded a video game-related benefit for Prime members on Monday, renaming Twitch Prime to Prime Gaming. Read the article here.

Top 10 Most Watched Streamers On Twitch In July

Streamers are ranked by total number of hours watched. Read the rankings here.

In The U.S., People Are Switching To Digital For Live Sports Viewing

Sports are on hold in the US due to the coronavirus pandemic, but digital live sports viewership will still rise more than 14% this year thanks to continued organic growth and accelerated cord-cutting. Read the article here.

How Hip-Hop Royalty Found A New Home On Instagram Live

The pandemic halted in-person gatherings, but a new type of party was born on social media, with rap stars leading the charge. Read the article here.