For all the attention streaming video services get from investors and the media, it still ranks far behind traditional TV in share of total viewing, according to a report from Nielsen. The TV ratings firm estimated that in the fourth quarter of 2019, streaming accounted for 19% of total usage of TV. And of the total streaming, Netflix accounts for 31%, compared with 21% for YouTube and 12% for...
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Ban It, Divest It or Regulate It? Washington Looks for an Answer to TikTok
Hi, welcome to your Weekend!Interesting dinner table discussion this week: My 13-year-old daughter, hearing about Nancy Scola’s cover story on TikTok’s war in Washington, offered her prediction for what would happen if the U.S. took the drastic step of banning the app.“Every teenager in America would refuse to come out of their rooms,” she said. “They’d be so mad. They just wouldn’t go out...
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