ICT / Social media

NEWS | 11 Dec 2019

Telecommunications report: Mobile data usage up in the Nordics

In the Nordic countries, mobile call minutes are generally stagnating, but high-speed broadband and the use of mobile data are increasing. These are some of the main findings from a 2018 telecommunications report.

NEWS | 5 Dec 2019

The Nordics – Europe’s busiest users of culture and media online

With almost universal household Internet access, Iceland leads in using the Internet for streaming TV and movies, reading online news, listening to web radio and streaming music and purchasing films, music and reading material. The other Nordic countries usually follow closely, according to Eurostat's Culture Statistics report.

NYHET | 8 Nov 2019

Global Internet freedom continues its decline

The latest Freedom House report notes that global Internet freedom has continued its decline for nine consecutive years. Unregulated social media has been exploited for political and societal manipulation, and these tactics are being adopted around the globe. Iceland, however, maintains the integrity of their internet freedom with a top ranking of 95/100.

NEWS | 24 Oct 2019

Digitisation is affecting our media lives

The use of traditional media is decreasing and the use of social media is levelling out. At the same time, the use of digital streaming services for video and sound is increasing. This is stated in the report The Swedes and the Internet 2019, presented by the Internet Foundation in Sweden on October 15.

NYHET | 11 Jul 2019

Digital News Report 2019

Norway leads the world in paying for online news, while Finland has the most trusted news media. This is according to the Digital News Report 2019, which compares online news consumption in 38 countries, including Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

NEWS | 8 Mar 2019

Media use in Denmark 2018 – focus TV, radio, web

The Danes' media use is becoming increasingly digital. At the same time, their daily media time is decreasing. One of the explanations for this is the streamlining of media use due to digitalisation, according to the DR Audience Research Department.

NEWS | 31 Jan 2019

New Nordicom Review article about the Icelandic hybrid media system

A new Nordicom Review article is published (online first), titled Logics of the Icelandic Hybrid Media System. Snapchat and media-use before the 2016 and 2017 Althing elections. The author Birgir Guðmundsson answers a few questions about the findings. 

NEWS | 5 Dec 2018

Use of social media in Denmark in 2018

grafph The Danes' use of social media in 2018From 2017 to 2018, the proportion of the Danish population who use social media has risen slightly. While the proportion of older people using social media has grown, the development among young people has stagnated or decreased slightly, though from a very high level.

NEWS | 9 Oct 2018

The Swedes and the Internet: How Swedes’ media habits are changing

The use of social media and digital media platforms continues to increase. At the same time, there is a clear gap between different generations, according to the report The Swedes and the Internet 2018 from the Internet Foundation in Sweden.

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