10 essential media stats from March 2019 | What’s New in Publishing | Digital Publishing News

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The Economist’s marketing budget, new services from Apple and Google, the impact of Facebook’s algorithm change, voice’s lack of killer app and fresh data on social media usage in the U.S.

1. Disney acquires Fox for $71.3 billion

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2. U.S. adults spend 10-and-a-half hours per day consuming media

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3. Nearly 20% of streaming users borrow login details

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4. Apple News+ announced: new subscription service for 300 titles

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5. The Economist spent £50m ($65.2m) on marketing last year

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6. Amazon’s Alexa has 80,000 Apps

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7. Parse.ly reports traffic from Facebook to partners down 28%

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8. World’s most popular gamer paid $1 million to play a new game for a day

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9. Google fined €1.49bn by EU for advertising violations

10. Six-in-ten Snapchat and Instagram users — visit each site daily

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