Thursday, September 28, 2006

Social Networks Becoming A Prime Target For Online Video

Tech WebFully, 55 percent of users of the Web hangouts watch streaming videos, and 21 percent download video, Parks Associates said. In addition, people who visit these sites at least once a week are six times more likely to download movies and TV shows, and 1.5 times more likely to watch streaming video than Web users who don't visit these sites.

As a result, the networks are growing in importance as a market for free video streaming backed by advertisements and the online sale of films and TV programs, Michael Cai, director of broadband and gaming at Parks Associates, said in a statement.

From the article "Social Networks Becoming A Prime Target For Online Video," By Antone Gonsalves,

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