For this special report, in collaboration with Leaders, a global sports business organization, Nielsen Sports has focused on the social media endorsement power—and potential—of a younger generation of global athletes.
Malaysia’s Generation Z is the generation that grew up with the internet for all of their lives. They make up 26% of Malaysia’s population and have unique characteristics that set them apart from the Millenials and Baby Boomers, particularly in the way they consume content and relate to brands.
With digital now a critical channel for brands, it’s no surprise that they’re actively looking to better understand and measure returns in the space. They’re also actively looking to social media and sponsorships as a way to amplify their digital returns.
Global sports are thriving, but media consumption is changing before our eyes. And as the media world grapples with these issues, so too must the sports industry. But these challenges aren’t the only obstacles facing the sports realm.
Television maintains its foothold as the media platform of choice for the majority of media viewers in Southeast Asia, however, burgeoning connected device ownership and expanding social media engagement and interaction are fuelling demand across the region for 'always-on' media.
From keeping tabs on friends via social media to skipping lines at the store by shopping online, technology continues to reshape our everyday habits. And it's changing when, where and how we watch video programming.
Established as a bastion of direct response advertising and long considered the home for niche audiences, online has lagged behind other media, namely TV, as a channel for broadly messaged, brand advertising. The emergence of far-reaching publishers like Facebook, however, means that marketers now...
Social media has grown exponentially. One out of every seven people in the world has a Facebook page. Nearly four in five active Internet users visit social networks and blogs. Accordingly, marketers are flocking to the medium. Whereas their customers are adopting the medium with purpose, marketers...