comScore Releases the “2013 Future in Focus – Digitales Deutschland” Report

One in Five iPhone Users Made a Purchase With Their Smartphone in December 2012

Frankfurt, Germany, March 14, 2013 – comScore, Inc., a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, today released the 2013 Future in Focus – Digitales Deutschland report on the latest digital trends in Germany. The report is written in German and outlines prevailing trends in digital behaviour, mobile, online video, search, online advertising, including a special review of social, retail and women on the web.

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Key Insights from the report include:

  • 57.4 million people in Germany access the internet via a PC or laptop, spending more than 24 hours per visitor online during a month
  • Smartphones reached the majority of German mobile users with 51 percent penetration in December 2012
  • 14 percent of German smartphone users purchased goods or services in December 2012
  • More than 16 million Germans used their smartphone to access a social network or blog during December 2012 – an increase of 49 percent compared to December last year
  • Mobile video has grown by 211 percent over the year – 10 million German mobile users viewed videos via their device
  • Throughout 2012, 762 billion display ad impressions were delivered across the web – nearly a third of these impressions were on social media sites
  • In December 2012, female German internet users demonstrated the highest propensity to visit H&M and Spil Games relative to male internet users
  • Smartphone penetration amongst German women increased by 60 percent over the year whilst the number of male smartphone owners only grew by 35 percent

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