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Statistics is the study of the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data. It deals with all aspects of this, including the planning of data collection in terms of the design of surveys and experiments.
A statistician is someone who is particularly well versed in the ways of thinking necessary for the successful application of statistical analysis. Such people have often gained this experience through working in any of a wide number of fields. There is ...

30% of Homes Have Internet Connected TV Reports Leichtman, But Research Seems Shaky

30% of Homes Have Internet Connected TV Reports Leichtman, But Research Seems Shaky

Just about one in three homes in the US (really three in ten) have been found to have a TV that is connected to the Internet, whether it be through a game console, Blu-ray player or the TV itself according to a new report from ...

25 Jawdropping YouTube Video Facts, Figures, & Statistics

25 Jawdropping YouTube Video Facts, Figures, & Statistics

One of the best ways for a popular website to crow about its successes is the use of statistics. This is even more true with the world of video, which is ruled by things like view counts, comments, subscriptions, and ratings. We've all heard some ...

Nielsen and comScore Continue to Disagree Dramatically in Online Video Numbers

Nielsen and comScore Continue to Disagree Dramatically in Online Video Numbers

Nielsen and comScore will never see eye-to-eye and that goes doubly for the numbers they report. While comScore said some 174 million Americans viewed online video last month, Nielsen states it's only 144.2 million, or billion if you were to take their chart at face ...

YouTube Has Hundreds of Partners Making Six Figures A Year

YouTube Has Hundreds of Partners Making Six Figures A Year

After several weeks of rumors, YouTube has finally acquired Next New Networks. At the same time as the acquisition announcement, the video giant also announced a new program called YouTube Next--in fact, NextNewNetworks.com already redirects to YouTube.com/NextNew. Reports are saying the final sale price was ...

YouTube Tops Facebook, Twitter, & All Social Media In User Satisfaction

YouTube Tops Facebook, Twitter, & All Social Media In User Satisfaction

Facebook has all kinds of gaudy statistics at their disposal. They have more users than pretty much any online service (over 600 million), and their usage statistics (logins, time spent on site, posts, interactions, etc.) are through the roof. But there's one significant measurement where, ...

Video Pirates Are Cheap, Stubborn, & Completely Unreasonable

Video Pirates Are Cheap, Stubborn, & Completely Unreasonable

A new study from PricewaterhouseCoopers is painting a dreary picture for television production companies and Hollywood movie studios. It seems that piracy is still a far more attractive option than even the best premium video on-demand services. Even the most aggressive plans the studios have ...

Weekly Web Video Industry News Reel – Read like an Egyptian Edition

Weekly Web Video Industry News Reel – Read like an Egyptian Edition

So it's Sunday. The people of Wisconsin are still celebrating the winning of Super Bowl XLV by the Green Bay Packers and Egypt has finally tossed its oppressive president, Hosni Mubarak, out after eighteen days of demonstrations. None of that has anything to do with ...

Is Facebook Video Losing Steam? of Course It Is

Is Facebook Video Losing Steam? of Course It Is

Though Christopher already covered the latest comScore report, in particular focusing on the implications for mobile operating systems and mobile video, I wanted to touch on another piece of the report: Facebook. Specifically, it appears that Facebook's time as a dominant source for video may ...

With Branded Social Video Content, Shorter Is Better

With Branded Social Video Content, Shorter Is Better

Everyone's looking for ways to take their video and make it more social.  No one is after traditional views anymore--haven't you heard? Social views are where it's at. A viewer is just that... someone who views. A social viewer, however, is someone who views your ...

14.6 Hours of Online Video per Viewer, 5.9B Online Video Ads in December 2010

14.6 Hours of Online Video per Viewer, 5.9B Online Video Ads in December 2010

comScore put out their Video Metrix for the final month of 2010 last week, I just didn't get around to it until now. They say, that again, 172 million U.S. users watched video online and they averaged 14.6 hours per viewer. We almost topped 6B ...

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