ICT / Social media

NEWS | 18 Mar 2020

The Nordics – Europe’s most avid online consumers

Cover It-anvendelse i befolkningen 2019When it comes to online shopping, social media and Internet of Things, the Nordics are in the forefront. This is shown when Statistics Denmark compares IT habits in the Nordic countries and the EU.

NEWS | 12 Mar 2020

2019 was a turbulent year for the Danish media market

The Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) has just published their annual report “Media Development 2019”, which describes the Danish population’s media usage. 2019 was influenced by savings and conflicts that undoubtedly will affect future Danish media usage.

NEWS | 20 Feb 2020

Children’s opportunities and risks online surveyed

In a recently released report from the EU Kids Online project, the findings from a survey of children aged 9–16 years from 19 European countries, including Finland and Norway, are presented.

NEWS | 20 Feb 2020

Norwegian children’s media use 2020

In Norway, 90 per cent of children between the ages of 9 and 18 use social media, according to a new report from the Norwegian Media Authority. Youtube is the most popular social media platform, followed by Snapchat, Tik Tok and Instagram. The report also shows that more than 40 per cent of teenagers between 13 and 18 years old have seen frightening or violent content online.

NEWS | 13 Feb 2020

State of the Nordic Region 2020 is published

Framsidan till State of the Nordic Region 2020Digitalisation is moving forward in the Nordic countries. IT, robotisation and artificial intelligence will play a great part in the development of the Nordic Region, according to a new report by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

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.

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