Facebook getting more primetime viewers than any major TV network
Share Now on:
This final note today, in which Facebook goes toe-to-toe with television — and wins, it looks like.
The social networking company commissioned the good people at Nielsen to do a survey: How many people between the ages of 18 and 24 are using Facebook during television primetime?
You know where this is going, right? Facebook gets a full 50 percent of those eyeballs, half of television viewers between 18 and 24 — more than any one of the four broadcast networks.
That perhaps explains this item we saw on Bloomberg today. That Facebook is considering selling television-style ads on its site for $2.5 million a day.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.
You make our
Support nonprofit news you love with a gift today.