Asian Americans on the rise

Tech and social media-savvy, they are shaping US and global pop culture by embracing new media platforms and diverse content

Technology-savvy and highly engaged on social media, Asian Americans may be one of the most influential demographics when it comes to shaping entertainment trends in the United States and, by extension, the world.

This is according to data collected by Nielsen, the global media and consumer analytics firm. And its vice-president of strategic community alliances, Ms Mariko Carpenter, broke down some of its more interesting findings in a recent chat with The Straits Times.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 17, 2020, with the headline 'Asian Americans on the rise'. Print Edition | Subscribe