Long-form, on-demand video accounted for 61% of all online video traffic last year, according to Cisco and is expected to account for 82% of all Internet traffic by 2021. Everyone is jumping into the original TV programming game, with Facebook Watch being the latest example.
Google’s announcement of the Pixel, Google Home, Google Assistant and the Daydream View VR headset constitute a shot across the bow of Amazon’s efforts to dominate the smart home.
With its massive audience and its courting of celebrities and news organizations, Facebook is going all-in on the live streaming video front.
The Infinite Dial report provides highlights trends in how people consume audio content generally and sheds light on what it means for podcasting specifically.