BLOG ARCHIVE: ALL POSTS FOR May 2015

Facebook Payments Survey: Security Concerns Could Impact New Feature

Facebook Payments Survey: Security Concerns Could Impact New Feature

Facebook is adding a new payments feature to its Messenger app. The feature would allow people to connect their payment information so they can send money to friends directly within a message, either with an individual or in group chats. It’s a feature aimed at friends and groups that might use the app to plan events or outings that might require them to split some of the costs. So how many are likely to use the new Facebook payments feature?

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Allergy Season Survey: Over the Counter Medicines Are Most Popular Treatments

Allergy Season Survey: Over the Counter Medicines Are Most Popular Treatments

Americans are in the midst of allergy season. For those who suffer from seasonal allergies, this time of year can include a lot of staying inside to avoid all of the pollens and other allergens lurking outdoors. But there are plenty of treatment options available, from medications to allergy shots to homemade or natural remedies. So just what are people’s favorite allergy treatments for this time of year?

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Plastic Bottles Survey: Water Filters Increasing in Popularity

Plastic Bottles Survey: Water Filters Increasing in Popularity

Plastic bottles have long been used to hold various beverages. While they are certainly convenient, they are far from earth friendly. Some companies have tried to come up with alternatives, from reusable bottles to those made with recycled materials. So how many consumers take advantage of these more environmentally conscious alternatives? And how many still regularly drink from plastic bottles?

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Cats Survey: Dogs Slightly More Popular

Cats Survey: Dogs Slightly More Popular

Hug Your Cat Day is just a few days away. There’s long been a rift between cat people and dog people. But there are plenty of people who own or like both cats and dogs. And there are also plenty of different stores and brands that serve pet owners of all kinds. So how many people are likely to celebrate Hug Your Cat Day? And how do dog and cat owners compare?

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Spotify Video Survey: New Features Unlikely to Draw Many New Users | AYTM

Spotify Video Survey: New Features Unlikely to Draw Many New Users | AYTM

Spotify added a few new features this week. The music streaming company added video and podcast content to its offerings. And it also added a feature that would select music based on the tempo of the user’s movements, aimed specifically at those who listen to Spotify while running. So how many are interested in these new features? And could it impact Spotify’s user base?

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Flying Cars Survey: Consumers Worried About Safety, Affordability

Flying Cars Survey: Consumers Worried About Safety, Affordability

A growing number of transportation companies are working to make flying cars a reality. Though they might not look exactly like what you expected after growing up seeing flying cars in movies and TV shows like The Jetsons, the small plane type vehicles could be available to consumers within just a few years. So how many are interested in owning their very own flying cars?

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Nation Says More Women in Tech Fuel Innovation

Nation Says More Women in Tech Fuel Innovation

May 20, 2015

Mediaocean, a leading software provider for the global advertising world, has just launched its Women in Technology initiative along with results of their survey about women in technology—and we’re proud to have been their market research partner!

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Health and Fitness Survey: Workplace Initiatives Could Improve Productivity

Health and Fitness Survey: Workplace Initiatives Could Improve Productivity

Today is National Employee Health and Fitness Day, a holiday meant to encourage workplaces around the country to consider the health and fitness of their workers. Some businesses have gone as far as to offer gyms or gym memberships to employees so that they have the opportunity to exercise regularly. How many employees have experienced these health initiatives and how many think they would be beneficial?

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Museums Survey: Visitors Prefer Art and Science Museums

Museums Survey: Visitors Prefer Art and Science Museums

Today is National Museum Day, a day aimed at calling attention to all of the country’s great museums. There are several different types of museums in cities throughout the country that people can enjoy today and throughout the rest of the year. So how often do people take advantage of these museums? And which ones are their favorites to visit?

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Reese’s Survey: Traditional Peanut Butter Cups Still the Favorite

Reese’s Survey: Traditional Peanut Butter Cups Still the Favorite

Reese’s peanut butter cups have been a favorite of candy lovers everywhere for decades. Over the years, the brand has even introduced different variations of the product, from holiday inspired shapes to Reese’s Pieces. In honor of I Love Reese’s Day, which just so happens to be today, we asked people about their favorite types of Reese’s candy, as well as how the brand stacks up to other major candies.

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Pizza Party Survey: Large Chains Rule the Pizza Market

Pizza Party Survey: Large Chains Rule the Pizza Market

Today is National Pizza Party Day. So if you weren’t already planning on it, it could be the perfect day to head to your favorite local pizzeria or throw some of your own pizza in the oven. Pizza is certainly considered to be a favorite food group among many Americans. So what types of pizza would they most like to enjoy at their next pizza party?

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Biking Survey: Few Use Bikes to Commute to Work

Biking Survey: Few Use Bikes to Commute to Work

It’s National Bike to Work Week. So for this week, and basically whenever possible, you’re encouraged to try and get to work via bicycle. Biking offers a lot of different benefits, from helping the environment to being good exercise. But it can also be a pretty cost effective way of getting from place to place. So how many people plan to bike to work this week? And how many might do so in the future?

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Craft Beer Survey: Large Companies Still Dominate Beer Market

Craft Beer Survey: Large Companies Still Dominate Beer Market

It’s American Craft Beer Week. Craft beer has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially as more independent breweries have popped up around the country. But how many people actually enjoy craft beer regularly? And what are their favorite types to enjoy?

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Food Allergies Survey: Offering Alternative Options Likely to Help Businesses

Food Allergies Survey: Offering Alternative Options Likely to Help Businesses

It’s currently Food Allergy Awareness Week, a time designated to call attention to food allergies and the effects they can have on people. Some food retailers and restaurants have adjusted some of their offerings in order to accommodate people who suffer from food allergies. But are they doing enough? And which companies do a good job of offering options for people with food allergies?

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Powerwall Survey: Most Homeowners Interested in Lower Energy Bills

Powerwall Survey: Most Homeowners Interested in Lower Energy Bills

Electric automobile manufacturer Tesla recently announced a new home battery system that it’s calling the Powerwall. The battery would allow homeowners to save money on energy costs over the long run while also helping the environment by creating a more sustainable system of powering home functions. The battery has already gained a lot of attention and customers are lining up to buy their own. How many are interested in buying the Powerwall energy system down the line?

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Mother’s Day Survey: Sales and Promotions Unlikely to Influence Gift Buyers

Mother’s Day Survey: Sales and Promotions Unlikely to Influence Gift Buyers

This weekend, families around the country will celebrate Mother’s Day. That means that a lot of people are heading out to stores or searching online for gifts. And even more are expected to patronize local restaurants and other types of businesses on Sunday. So how many people are planning on celebrating Mother’s Day this year? And what types of businesses are they likely to patronize?

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Privacy Survey: Amazon, Google Named Top Brands for Protecting Users’ Online Data

Privacy Survey: Amazon, Google Named Top Brands for Protecting Users’ Online Data

It’s currently Choose Privacy Week, an annual event started by the American Library Association. It aims to call attention to the many different privacy issues in today’s technologically advanced world. Online privacy has been a hot topic throughout the last several years. And these issues can certainly have a big impact on online companies as well. So what do people think about online privacy issues?

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Diet Survey: Dieters Not Likely to Feel Any Healthier

Diet Survey: Dieters Not Likely to Feel Any Healthier

Today is No Diet Day, a day that encourages dieters to take a break and appreciate the bodies they have. While some diets might work well for people, others believe that simply trying to live a healthy lifestyle is a better choice. So how many are currently using official diet plans? And how do they compare to people who just generally try to eat healthier when possible?

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Royal Baby Survey: People Generally Happy With Baby’s Name

Royal Baby Survey: People Generally Happy With Baby’s Name

Prince William and Kate Middleton just introduced the newest member of England’s Royal Family this week. The Royal Baby, who has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, is now part of a family that has captured the attention of people around the world for generations. So how many people have been following news about the Royal Baby and the Royal Family in general? And what would they have chosen as the baby’s name?

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Tipping Survey: Cashless Tips Becoming More Necessary

Tipping Survey: Cashless Tips Becoming More Necessary

Tipping has long been considered an important custom at restaurants, salons, and plenty of other service-based businesses. But in recent years, tipping has become a little more difficult for some people who don’t always keep cash on them. So there have been a few businesses like DipJar that have come up with high-tech solutions to this problem. How many are interested in these electronic tipping options? And just how prevalent is this sort of tipping?

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Microsoft Edge Survey: New Browser Could Attract More Users

Microsoft Edge Survey: New Browser Could Attract More Users

Upon the release of Windows 10, Microsoft users will have a new browser option. The company is replacing its Internet Explorer browser, which has been a mainstay in the browser world even though it has drawn criticism in recent years, in favor of a new option called Microsoft Edge. So how many people are interested in using the new browser? And what are their opinions about their current browser options?

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