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UK website visits clock 1.46bn during Cyber Week 2016

Almost 243 million visits to retail websites were recorded on the day of Black Friday, with a further 181 million visits on Cyber Monday, and a huge 777 million site visits across the whole weekend, according to new data.

06/12/2016  |  Full story...

EU referendum: Brits’ search habits reveal quest for information online

There are now less than 100 days until the Uk makes big decision around whether we stay in Europe. In the run up to the 23rd of June, Hitwise, a division of Connexity, lifts a lid on the different behaviour witnessed across the UK when it comes to learning and informing their decision.

18/03/2016  |  Full story...

Looking for Love: Valentine’s Gift Searches Triple

With Valentine’s day just around the corner, new data indicates that the number of people searching for ‘Valentines gifts’ in the run-up to the big day has grown by 195 per cent between 2013 and 2015.

11/02/2016  |  Full story...

Top 10 most visited mobile retail sites in the UK

The IMRG-Experian Hitwise Mobile Hot Shops List has revealed the UK’s top 10 mobile retailers by site traffic for the first time, with Amazon UK being as dominant in the mobile traffic space as they are over desktop visits.

21/06/2013  |  Full story...

Google dips below 90% in UK for first time in 5 years

October proved to be scary month not just for Halloween but also for Google’s share of the UK search market. October figures suggest 89.33% of all web searches in the UK were made using Google. The findings, from Experian Hitwise, mark the first time in the last five years that Google has ever dropped below a 90% market share of UK search.

07/11/2012  |  Full story...

iPad Mini: 9 things you need to know

Following the expected unveiling of the iPad Mini this week, Experian Hitwise provides 9 key stats from the web showing demand and traffic sources for the much anticipated device.

24/10/2012  |  Full story...

Search engine visits drop for first time this year

Visits to major search engines in the UK fell for the first time this year, with sports terms such as BBC Sport proving more popular than Olympic specific search keywords, according to new data. As shown in the table, visits to the major search engines have actually decreased by 100 million since July 2012. Similarly, visits are down by 40 million since August 2011, making this month the first of 2012 in which we haven’t seen a year-on-year increase in search activity.

19/09/2012  |  Full story...

iPhone 5 dominates search ahead of launch

Ahead of the launch of Apple’s iPhone 5, Experian Hitwise has provided key search and online data surrounding the hugely anticipated launch.

13/09/2012  |  Full story...

Email marketing tips: Getting to the top of the inbox (video)

How can you ensure your marketing emails reach to top of your customers’ inbox, rather than the spam folder? This video from Hitwise offers top tips on getting the most from your mails…

31/08/2012  |  Full story...

Top 10 tablet searches in UK: Google Nexus 7 shakes up market

Following the announcement of Google’s Nexus 7 tablet Experian Hitwise looks at how the news had changed the way that UK consumers are searching online for tablets. The newly released Google Nexus 7 entered the rankings as the second most popular tablet for UK consumers, accumulating over 16% of all tablet-related online searches.

16/07/2012  |  Full story...

UK search wars: Bing and Yahoo lose further ground to Google

Google has increased its dominant position in the UK search market, accounting for more than 9 in 10 of all searches, according to the latest data. The research, from ComScore, indicates that UK Internet users made 2.2 billion visits to search engines in April 2012, up by 89 million visits compared to April 2011. The increase in search activity represents a 4.1 per cent year-on-year increase.

21/05/2012  |  Full story...

10 things you need to know about Facebook (and 5 about its ‘Fans’)

Ahead of Facebook’s historic IPO this week, Experian Hitwise and Techlightenment have provided 10 key data points about the social network's UK usage, and a further five points about the way users interact with brand Pages.

17/05/2012  |  Full story...

Instagram enters top 10 social networks in UK

Last month, Facebook announced the $1 billion acquisition of photo sharing app Instagram. This is a landmark deal for the acquisition of an app but Instagram became the 10th most visited social network in the UK in March 2012, showing the increasing appetite for photo sharing online. According to research from Experian Hitwise, Instagram received almost 13 million UK Internet visits in March 2012, a massive increase from the 300,000 visits it received in March 2011.

02/05/2012  |  Full story...

Pinterest now third most popular social network in US

Pinterest has become the third most visited social network in the US, overtaking LinkedIn, according to new data. The study, from Experian Hitwise, puts the social media ‘pinboard’ behind Twitter and Facebook in terms of visits (not unique visits).

11/04/2012  |  Full story...

UK: Facebook most searched for brand last year

Searches for ‘facebook’ now account for 2% of UK searches, while four retail brands are among the top 10 brands, according to new research.

02/04/2012  |  Full story...

Top 5 UK search engines: Google continues to rise

There were 2.2 billion visits to search engines in January 2012 in the UK, with Google accounting for 9 in 10 searches, according to new data. The study, from Experian Hitwise, indicates that visits to search engines were up 174 million year-on-year.The increase in search activity represents an 8.7 per cent year-on-year increase.

19/03/2012  |  Full story...

The next big thing in social media? Pinterest gets 2m visits in UK

Pinterest, an online pinboard that lets people share images and interests, is starting to attract attention in the UK after soaring in popularity in the US, according to new figures. According to Hitwise data, in January 2012 Pinterest was the 46th most popular social network in the UK, up from 65th position in December 2011 and up from 966th position when it first started gaining traction in the UK in March 2011.

08/03/2012  |  Full story...

Top 50 online retailers in the UK: Argos reclaims second place from Apple

Argos is the second most visited online retailer in the UK behind Amazon, reclaiming second place from Apple, according to new data. The research, from Experian Hitwise and IMRG, indicates that Electronics retailers Currys (ranked 15), Comet (30), and PC World (38) all rose up the Hot Shops list this quarter.

23/02/2012  |  Full story...

Google sites accounted for 9 in 10 UK searches in December

Google sites, including YouTube, accounted for over 91% of all searches in UK in December 2011, according to new research. The study, from Hitwise, also found that the firms video-sharing site YouTube accounted for a quarter of visits to social networking sites during the same month.

13/01/2012  |  Full story...

Boxing Day bonanza: Brits spend record 13m hours shopping online

UK Internet users broke online records this Christmas as 13 million hours were spent shopping online on Boxing Day, according to new research. The research, from Hitwise, indicates that online retail websites received an astonishing 96 million UK Internet visits yesterday, 19.5% more than on Boxing Day last year (80.5 million visits).

04/01/2012  |  Full story...

Facebook ‘most searched for keyword in 2011’

The top ten U.S. search terms included four variations on Facebook - Facebook.com, Facebook, Facebook login and www.facebook.com – marking the second year the social networking giant has had four top ten slots, according to new research.

03/01/2012  |  Full story...

Top 10 social networking and forum sites

In the week ending 24th September 2011, Google+ went from 'invitation only' to 'open access', and increased their ranking from the 54th most visited site in the Experian Hitwise 'Social Networking and Forums' category to 8th place.

Top 10 social networking and forum sites. In the week ending 24th September 2011, Google+ went from 'invitation only' to 'open access', and increased their ranking from the 54th most visited site in the Experian Hitwise 'Social Networking and Forums' category to 8th place.

16/10/2011  |  Full story...

Top 10 UK social media sites: Facebook extends lead over YouTube

Facebook increased its share of UK social network visits during September, accounting for over half of all traffic during the month, according to new research. The data, released October 12 by digital market analysts Experian Hitwise, reveals the popularity of various social networking sites in terms of their market share of UK visitors to such sites.

14/10/2011

14/10/2011  |  Full story...

Bing search share up to nearly 30% in US

Bing-powered searches took nearly 30% of the US market share last month, gaining ground on Google which saw its share fall, according to new research. The study from Experian Hitwise indicates that Bing-powered search took a 28.99% market share for all searches made in the US for the month of August. Bing powered search results increased by 3%, specifically Bing.com search results saw a growth of 1% from July and Yahoo saw an increase of 5% (which is powered by Bing).

13/09/2011

13/09/2011  |  Full story...

Top 50 online retailers in the UK

Clothing store Next was the highest riser amongst UK online retailers during July, according to the latest ‘Hot Shops List’ from Hitwise and IMRG. Travel websites bounced back this quarter with all of the major travel brands rising up the rankings since May 2011. One in five websites in the Hot Shops List this quarter came from the travel sector.

Having dropped out of the Top 50, cinema brands Odeon (ranked 37th) and Vue (44th) both returned to it this quarter. Cineworld also rose up the rankings in a strong three months for the movie industry.

16/08/2011

16/08/2011  |  Full story...

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