BLOG ARCHIVE: ALL POSTS FOR October 2015

Halloween Survey: Candy Likely to Be Most Popular Purchase

Halloween Survey: Candy Likely to Be Most Popular Purchase

Halloween is taking place this weekend. As one of the most popular holidays throughout the year, there are plenty of different ways for people of all ages to celebrate. And as such, there are plenty of different things that people might need to buy. So how many are planning to celebrate Halloween in various ways this year? And what companies are most likely to provide all the celebratory items they may need?

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Processed Meat Survey: Report Could Impact Eating Habits

Processed Meat Survey: Report Could Impact Eating Habits

The World Health Organization released a report this week saying that processed meats like bacon and sausage can increase cancer risk. While those food items are popular among a lot of people, such a report could have an impact on future eating habits. So how many currently eat processed meat products like those cited in the report? And how many are likely to continue eating them knowing the risks?

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Chocolate Survey: More Than Half Likely to Purchase Halloween Chocolates

Chocolate Survey: More Than Half Likely to Purchase Halloween Chocolates

Today is National Chocolate Day. And with Halloween taking place later in the week as well, it’s definitely one of the most popular times of year for people to stock up on their favorite chocolate candy and other treats. So just how many people consider themselves to be big chocolate fans? And how many are likely to stock up on their favorite treats this Halloween?

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Teal Pumpkin Survey: Majority Like Idea of Including Non Food Items

Teal Pumpkin Survey: Majority Like Idea of Including Non Food Items

Trick-or-treating is one of the most loved traditions for families each Halloween. But there’s one group that can feel a bit left out – those with food allergies. That’s why this year, some people are banding together to support the Teal Pumpkin Project, a movement aimed at helping kids with food allergies enjoy Halloween without worrying about what might be in the treats they collect. So how many people plan on handing out non food items for trick-or-treating this year? And how many might do so in the future?

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New Emoji Survey: Rolling Eye Face Named a New Favorite

New Emoji Survey: Rolling Eye Face Named a New Favorite

In the latest iOS update, iPhone users received a decent selection of new emoji characters, including a taco, a unicorn, a robot, a rolling eye face, and even a middle finger. This is the second emoji update in the last six months. So what do iPhone users think about the new emoji characters? And which ones would they still like to see in future updates?

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AYTM surveys are about to get even better

AYTM surveys are about to get even better

We’re excited to announce an AYTM survey update!

In about a week, we’ll be rolling out an update to our survey-taking experience. While no functional changes will be made, the new design will look cleaner and more aligned with today’s mobile and web aesthetics.

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Seafood Survey: Red Lobster Named Favorite Restaurant

Seafood Survey: Red Lobster Named Favorite Restaurant

October is National Seafood month. And while there are some people who really don’t enjoy any kind of seafood, it’s still a very popular category among shops and restaurants throughout the world. So what are people’s thoughts on fish, shrimp, lobster and other favorites? And what are their favorite places to get their seafood favorites?

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Halloween Advertising Survey: Candy Brands Win Big with Ads

Halloween Advertising Survey: Candy Brands Win Big with Ads

With Halloween right around the corner, brands big and small are using the holiday to appeal to customers in advertisements. Halloween advertising has become one of the most popular themes for marketers throughout the entire year. So what do consumers think about these themed ads? And which brands celebrate the holiday best?

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Amazon Handmade Survey: New Platform Could Increase Buyers

Amazon Handmade Survey: New Platform Could Increase Buyers

Amazon is getting into the handmade market. The ecommerce giant recently announced a new online marketplace specifically for independent artisans to sell their handmade goods. This represents one of the first major competitors for Etsy since the popular handmade marketplace went public earlier this year. So how many plan to shop on Amazon Handmade? And how could it impact sites like Etsy?

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Facebook Reactions Survey: Users Excited About New Feature

Facebook Reactions Survey: Users Excited About New Feature

Facebook recently started testing a new feature that it hopes will satisfy some of the users who have been calling for the platform to add a “dislike” button. Facebook reactions will allow users to specify a variety of different emotions through emoticons in reaction to their friends’ posts. Do Facebook users like this idea better than a basic dislike option? Or are some of the same concerns still there?

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Library Survey: Vast Majority Understand Library Importance

Library Survey: Vast Majority Understand Library Importance

Libraries have long been considered an important part of communities around the country. While known mainly for their book rental and educational services, libraries actually provide a whole host of services to people in various communities. And since it’s National Friends of Libraries Week, we asked people about their library habits and favorite services.

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Dictionary Survey: Most Appreciate Regular Updates

Dictionary Survey: Most Appreciate Regular Updates

October 16 is known as Dictionary Day, a day meant to honor Noah Webster, the creator of the modern dictionary. While traditional dictionaries are still prevalent in some circles, online resources have changed how many people use dictionaries. They’ve even opened the door for some online platforms to make updates regularly. So how often do people use regular dictionaries compared to online ones? And what do they think of dictionaries making regular updates?

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Video Profile Picture Survey: Brands Could Benefit from New Feature

Video Profile Picture Survey: Brands Could Benefit from New Feature

Facebook recently rolled out some changes to its mobile and web platforms. One of the most prominent updates is the ability to add a short video as your new profile picture. The videos can be up to seven seconds long, and they will also appear a bit larger in mobile profiles. What do people think about the new video profile picture offering? And how many are likely to utilize the feature?

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Voice Assistant Survey: Google Now Has Highest Customer Satisfaction

Voice Assistant Survey: Google Now Has Highest Customer Satisfaction

Voice assistants like Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana are becoming increasingly popular. Whether incorporated into mobile devices, vehicles or other products, these voice-activated features have plenty of different applications. And they’re becoming increasingly important in the tech buying process. So what do people think about the current virtual voice assistants available?

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Apples Survey: Red Delicious Named Most Popular Apple

Apples Survey: Red Delicious Named Most Popular Apple

October is known as Apple Month. And since fall is also a popular time for people to visit apple orchards and similar attractions, it’s also the time of year when people are most likely to go out of their way for some favorite apple flavored treats. What are the top picks for types of apples and apple flavored goodies? And how many are likely to visit their favorite apple orchards this month?

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Netflix Settle Survey: Fictional Feature Could Actually Work

Netflix Settle Survey: Fictional Feature Could Actually Work

Netflix is increasingly becoming a huge part of our culture. In fact, there’s even a common understanding among subscribers of streaming service such as Netflix about the difficulty of choosing a movie or show when watching with others. That idea is what’s behind a recent parody video created by Mashable touting a new Netflix feature called “Netflix Settle.” The fictional feature basically chooses a title that for the bickering couple or friend group instead of letting them fight it out themselves. Even though it’s a parody, we asked consumers if a similar feature might be something they’d actually appreciate.

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Commercial Drones Survey: Privacy Concerns Impact Opinions

Commercial Drones Survey: Privacy Concerns Impact Opinions

Drones might sound like something completely futuristic and unattainable. But they’re very much a part of the present. The rules surrounding commercial drones are changing. And that means more and more businesses could soon be using them for various purposes. So what do consumers think about the use of commercial drones? Are there any safety or privacy concerns involved?

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Twitter Moments Survey: New Feature Could Draw New Users

Twitter Moments Survey: New Feature Could Draw New Users

Twitter just announced a new feature that it’s calling “Moments.” The update is intended to make following major news stories, sports and similar events a bit easier, especially for new users. So what do Twitter users and potential users think about the new update and how it might impact the social platform?

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Mystery Series Survey: People Still Enjoy Classic Mysteries

Mystery Series Survey: People Still Enjoy Classic Mysteries

The mystery genre is a popular one across a wide variety of formats. From readers to TV watchers and even moviegoers, a good mystery story can grab the attention of people from all walks of life. So in honor of Mystery Series Week, we asked people about their thoughts on mystery stories. Which popular series made the cut?

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Uber Impact Survey: Consumers Think Uber, Lyft Encourage Positive Changes

Uber Impact Survey: Consumers Think Uber, Lyft Encourage Positive Changes

As transportation startups like Uber and Lyft have taken off, many have questioned the impact they could have on the industry. Cab companies in particular have been wary of these businesses and don’t want to allow them to compete with them directly. But do consumers agree, or do they think that Uber and Lyft are changing the industry for the better?

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Denim Survey: Jeans Remain Most Popular Clothing Item

Denim Survey: Jeans Remain Most Popular Clothing Item

Today is Lee’s National Denim Day. Denim has long been considered one of the most classic and versatile clothing materials. From jeans to jackets and more, denim can be both comfortable and stylish for pretty much everyone. So what do people think about denim overall? What are their favorite denim items? And what brands do the best job of creating clothes and accessories with the material?

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Vegetarian Survey: Stores Offer More Options Than Restaurants | AYTM

Vegetarian Survey: Stores Offer More Options Than Restaurants | AYTM

There’s been plenty of debate through the years about the benefits of a vegetarian diet versus one that includes meat. While there are still people with doubts about the health benefits, plenty of people have been able to maintain healthy lifestyles with a vegetarian or vegan diet. So in honor of World Vegetarian Day, we asked people about their thoughts on vegetarianism. What are vegetarians’ favorite food brands? And do they think there are enough veggie friendly options available?

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