The U.S. may have more people online than any other country in the world, but its share of global users is shrinking as the Internet enters its "post-revolutionary" phase, according to The Face of the Web, the annual study of Internet trends by international research firm Ipsos-Reid.

The web audience in the US is still growing and diversifying with minorities and retirees clicking on in significant numbers, according to The Media Audit, a syndicated survey of both online and traditional media in more than 80 markets.

The Internet ratings report for the month of April 2001 from Nielsen//NetRatings, the world's fastest growing Internet audience measurement service, reveals that New York dominates high-speed access with more than 10 percent of the country's broadband population living in the city and the surroun

In a surprise move, Peter Blacker - Senior Vice President of Global Sales Strategy & Partnerships at StarMedia Network and the key executive in the success of StarMedia's sales gains has departed and joined the AOL Latin America & AOL Latino team as Vice President /Interactive Marketing.

NetRadio Corporation announced the launch of its new Latin Music Genre section on its Web site. The genre, an expansion of NetRadio's previous two Latin music channels, includes two new Latin music channels and a new Latin music "learn" section, presented in both English and Spanish.

Webcasters have embraced webcast advertising as a revenue-generating business model for the future - with an overwhelming 85 percent having sold at least one webcast advertising buy in the past year - according to a new survey by Arbitron Webcast Services., Inc. released the first round of results from the company's new Intellisourcesm brand measurement and research tool, developed in conjunction with researcher Greenfield Online.

How People Use ™ the Internet 2001 -- a new report from Statistical Research, Inc. (SRI) -- shows that pop-up Internet advertisements are 50% more likely to be noticed than banner ads, but also that they are 100% more likely to be considered intrusive.

U.S. consumers and businesses spent $24.2 billion on goods and services as a result of direct marketers’ online media expenditures in 2000, a 75.3 percent increase over the $13.8 billion spent in 1999, according to the Direct Marketing Association’s (The DMA) report 2000 Economic Impact: U.S.

Jupiter Media Metrix reports that consumer packaged goods (CPG) firms are increasing their online advertising presence on niche Web sites as they attempt to target consumers more effectively.

Univision Online, Inc. announced the results of the Audit Bureau of Circulations Interactive (ABCi) independent audit for March 2001. According to the audit, in March, attracted more than five million unique users, or more than 80% of U.S. online Spanish speakers.

Interep and Cybereps, an Interep Company, recently sponsored a workshop entitled, "What's In Integrated Marketing," in Boston, for members of the marketing and advertising community.

A study by NetValue shows European and US Mothers are getting wired at varying growth rates and behaving differently when online.

Jupiter Media Metrix reports that despite the economic slowdown, total US leisure and business online travel purchases will more than triple in the next five years, from $18 billion in 2000 to $63 billion in 2006.

Internet advertising in the United States recorded $2.2 billion in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2000, bringing total online revenue for the year to $8.2 billion, according to the Interactive Advertising Bureau's (IAB) Internet Ad Revenue Report which is conducted independently by the New Med