Research + News | Topic: Streaming Video

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.

Netflix Climbs Further On Top Of The Video Streaming World

A look at video streaming services used during the Coronavirus outbreak. See the research and listen to an accompanying podcast here.

Teens’ And Kids’ Media Diets During The Coronavirus

This eMarketer podcast discusses the media diets of kids and teens in quarantine. Listen to it here.

Fortnite Brings Millions Together On Video Game For Live Music

Enter Fortnite, the video game gone cultural phenomenon — the latest in live music venues. Read the article here.

Binge Nation: Average American Streams 8 Hours Of Content Per Day During Coronavirus Outbreak

A new survey of 2,000 U.S. residents finds the average American is currently streaming eight hours of content per day and finishing three TV series per week. Read the article here.

Teen Arrested After ‘Zoom Bombing’ High School Classes

A Connecticut teen accused of a cyber attack known as “Zoom bombing” during a number of online classes was charged Wednesday with computer crimes. Read the article here.