YouTube, Netflix and social all surpass TV By Carrie Cummings
A whopping 67 percent of millennials say they couldn’t live without YouTube. Illustration: Carlos Monteiro
Media consumption habits of the younger generation are increasingly relevant to marketers as Gen Zers begin to overtake millennials as the demo du jour. In its annual Acumen Report, Defy Media studies how Gen Z and millennials consume media.
“While last year’s report revealed YouTube’s clear reign over TV and the rising influence of digital stars, this year we expand the view to their full video diet and preferred ad formats,” said Defy Media marketing evp Andy Tu. “The results prove younger audiences’ increasing appetite for video that’s satisfying a diverse set of needs, and the importance of understanding preferences or risk being easily tuned out.”
Infographic: Carlos Monteiro
This story first appeared in the March 14 issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.