Category Archives: Internet
Most popular Halloween costumes by state in 2023
Halloween is a season of opposites, represented as much by horror-themed streaming collections and haunted houses as trick-or-treating and jack-o’-lantern sugar cookies. The opposites are even more apparent when it comes to Halloween costumes, which let kids, adults, couples, and groups express their creativity and Halloween spirit in such personal ways. Will your costume be […]
Would you recognize these 10 famous movie soundtracks? [Survey report]
Jumplinks The days when people waited for a new Beethoven to drop are long gone, but classical music lives on in pop culture—almost every time you go to the movies or binge-stream a new show over the weekend. Indiana Jones wouldn’t look quite so heroic leaping across crevices without that adventurous brass melody behind him; […]
What Americans think of NFTs in 2022 [Survey]
Contents NFT purchasing habits in the United States [Infographic] NFT purchasing habits by generation [Infographic] Interesting findings Methodology About Do you know what an NFT is? The team at getcenturylink.com asked 1,000 Americans this question on Pollfish, and only 64.5% could confidently answer yes. If you would have said no yourself, here’s a quick primer: […]
What is Cloud Gaming?
Gone are the days of video game cartridges and discs; the future of gaming lies in the cloud. Traditionally, gamers had to own physical copies of video games that they could play in one specific console. Now, cloud gaming is making video games more available by allowing users to stream them from remote servers directly […]
What is a good internet speed for gaming?
Jump to: States that Produce the Most Successful Esports Players Whether you’re battling it out in a multiplayer battle royale or working toward your next highlight in your favorite sports video game, if your internet speed isn’t fast enough, you’re in danger of a lagging connection ruining all your fun. Generally, an internet connection with […]
Gen Z recognizes Rosa Parks 72%, Pikachu 85% of the time
Jump to: Most Recognizable Video Game Characters Most Recognizable Cultural Icons Methodology About GetCenturyLink See how accurately Gen Z identifies video game characters and cultural icons in a lineup of decoys. No one puts their fiber-optic internet speeds to better use than Gen Z. Of that age group, 26% prefer gaming to other forms of […]
How Much Professional Gamers Make Compared to Game Developers
In the age of influencers, streaming, and online gaming, many American children dream of becoming professional gamers. It’s estimated that 234 million video game fans tune in to watch their favorite streamers, and professional gamers like PewDiePie and Markiplier can earn millions from leveraging these colossal online followings for endorsements and sponsorships. After seeing the […]
Ranked: Which state has the most gamers per capita?
Gaming Communities Mapped Ranking Factors Methodology Full List of State Rankings About GetCenturyLink Gaming has set a new high score in popularity. Three out of four people in the US today play video games, according to a study from The NPD Group, and 65% of those people play on more than one device, whether that’s […]