Now that it's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year is upon us, we can reflect on our most wonderful year so far. 2016 was the year of change and growth this year at Made In. So many wonderful things happened that it’s hard to put it all in one blog post, but I will try....
Stacy Pearsall, former Air Force combat photographer, is now on a new mission, and it’s not one chosen by the military. Pearsall’s Veterans Portrait Project is her calling to travel around the United States, capturing soulful portraits of those who have served our country. As Pearsall says in the intro to each video in the series, “the goal of the project is to show that every veteran is an individual and has a unique story.”
You’ve heard of Rock the Vote, but have you heard of YouTube the Vote? It’s not so much a movement, but it’s a reflection in the way access to and use of digital content has changed the way we participate in the election process here in the United States.
You may have already seen the deluge of articles this week reporting the changing television and video viewership habits of teens. Over the past 15 years, investment and research company Piper Jaffray has been tracking the purchase and entertainment habits of over 140,000 teens and collected over 37 million data points. The big news from this year’s report is that, for the very first time, YouTube daily viewership eclipsed cable TV daily viewership. It’s a small margin (26% of teens surveyed said they watched YouTube every day and 25% said they watched cable television every day)