Category Archives: Internet

10 popular musicians with epic histories on the Billboard charts

Contents: Methodology Longevity and current success of Billboard top 10 artists Interesting findings About One hundred popular musicians have been named the Greatest Artists of All Time by Billboard—and yet, “great” looks different from artist to artist depending on their chart history, career longevity, and success in the streaming age. Do all the greats have […]

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How much time do Americans spend playing video games? [Survey]

Contents Gaming habits in Americans age 16 to 54+ Interesting findings Methodology About Gen Xers and Millennials who spent time gaming as children may remember being told it was a waste of time. Today, there’s a growing consensus that time spent playing video games can build skills such as literacy, problem solving, and socializing. And, […]

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Instagram’s most famous dog makes $19–32K per post

Jump to: Breeds most likely to become Instagram dog influencers Income of the top 10 Instagram dog influencers Interesting findings Methodology About Rising to internet fame takes a lot of work—but it really helps if you have the fluffy face of Jiff the Pomeranian, the relatability of Doug the Pug, or the cutest corgi waddle […]

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What is the metaverse?

Plus, when it will be here—and why you should care Contents What “metaverse” means The metaverse past The metaverse present The metaverse future What can you do in the metaverse? Will you be ready for the metaverse? What would you consider using the metaverse for? [Poll] In the simplest of terms, the metaverse is a […]

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Could TV Characters Afford their Outfits IRL?

Contents  Are TV Outfits Actually Affordable? Interesting Findings Methodology About You might be surprised how lavish the budget gets for TV show outfits. Glance at WornOnTV.net, the most extensive database of outfits worn on TV, and you’ll see the numbers add up fast. Can’t afford the iconic “lewks” of your favorite TV stars? (Hello, inflation!) […]

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Your State’s Relationship Questions Revealed

Jump to: Your State’s Most-Googled Relationship Question MapMost Popular Relationship QueriesMethodologyAbout CenturyLinkQuote If 2020 was the year we all stayed inside, 2021 was the year we all started to go out again. Social gatherings, family parties, and blind dates returned, forcing people to relearn how to interact with others in person. Little wonder people turned […]

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How much speed do you need for your favorite streaming service?

While traditional methods (antenna, cable, or satellite) remain the primary way Americans watch TV and movies, streaming services are gaining ground. The number of streaming service users spiked in 2020, and in 2021 subscriber count is still growing steadily—streaming now makes up 26% of all TV watching. Beyond streaming services like Amazon Prime, Netflix, and […]

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8 Ways to Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal

A high-speed internet plan with enough bandwidth together with a high-functioning modem/router combination lays the foundation for a sturdy Wi-Fi signal. However, even when you have great internet service, Wi-Fi connections aren’t always perfect. Signals can be blocked by walls, fail to reach far enough, or run up against other in-home problems that stall your […]

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The Most Searched Online Shopping Store by State

Gone are the days when shoppers would browse through mail-order catalogs when they wanted to peruse merchandise outside of a brick and mortar. Now, you can order milk at 2 am, find a scarf in every pattern imaginable, or purchase rare items from sellers worldwide—all thanks to online shopping.  Many people bookmark their choices for […]

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50% of Americans say social media is good for their relationship

Follows and filters and hashtags—oh, my! As people nowadays spend an increasing amount of time on phones and electronic devices, terms such as these have weaseled their way into our everyday vocabulary. Though people tend to have mixed feelings about social media, it’s a daily habit for many. In fact, according to the Pew Research […]

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