Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Digital fatigue: U.S. readers decide not to contribute to this ebook prediction

Source:  E-book Sales Decline, Digital Fatigue Grows.  (Publishers Weekly, 6/17/2016)
The Codex survey also found that though book buyers stated they spent almost five hours of daily personal time on screens, 25% of book buyers, including 37% of those 18–24 years old, want to spend less time on their digital devices. Since consumers almost always have the option to read books in physical formats, they are indicating a preference to return to print.  [emphasis added]

Related posts:

The tables are turning in the publishing business. (3/23/2016)
Read an ebook lately? Increasingly, the answer is 'no'. (7/17/2015)
The bloom is decidedly off the ebook rose.  (4/29/2015) 
Print continues to hold its own.  (1/21/2015)
Is this the future of e-books?  (8/27/2014)
Who's reading ebooks (by household income). (7/20/2014)
Which is what you would have predicted after reading "In So Many Words" in March 1997.  (5/28/2014)
Amazon delivers the "Lesley Gore" ultimatum.  (4/25/2014)
The boom is over for ebooks.  (4/2/2014)
Ebooks and the hype of emerging technology: Have we finally reached the slope of enlightenment?  (3/11/2014) 
Pew Research report on e-reading.  (1/16/2014)
Peering into the reader's mind.  (12/25/2013)

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