Global - Ipsos Open Thinking Exchange (Ipsos OTX) and Ipsos Global @dvisor are pleased to share the latest proprietary global infographic and commentary on the trends and behaviors that define people’s lives in today’s social media age.
Television is still king... so much a part of people's lives that more than half (58%) would forego social networks if staying online meant they could no longer watch television. North America, Europe and the G-8 Countries are the most likely to prefer TV over social networking, while the BRIC Countries and the Middle East/Africa are more likely to prefer social networking to TV. But, among those who grew up at the dawn of social networking - those younger than 35 - there's a 50-50 split on who would give up what, which could be a harbinger of what's to come.
More data and full technical details are available in the Detailed Tables document on the right.
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Ipsos Open Thinking Exchange (Ipsos OTX) is Ipsos' global innovation center. This multi-disciplinary team of researchers, strategists, digital natives, and design technologists is blending advancements in technology and a cultural shift toward social interactions to create the future of research, one that is immersive, collaborative, authentic and relevant. SocialogueTM is an ongoing publication from Ipsos OTX which features proprietary, global infographics and commentary on social media trends and behavior. For more information on the current suite of Ipsos OTX social media research tools, to find more about our Futures initiatives or to obtain social media details by country, contact us at
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