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Images sent between cellphones are on the rise as text messages continue to fall, according to CTIA, the trade association for the wireless industry. An industry report released this year said 2.19 trillion text messages were sent and received in 2012, about 5 percent less than a year earlier. In comparison, MMS, or multimedia messages that include photos and videos, grew by 41 percent to 74.5 billion in 2012.
Disruptions: Social Media Images Form a New Language Online 
People want their television to work like a TV. Sending tweets on Twitter, posting photos on Facebook and browsing the Web are best left to smartphones and tablets. Indeed, more than 40% of U.S. households with Internet-enabled TVs haven’t even bothered to hook them up to the Web.
The Smart TV Is Dead. Long Live The Second Screen – ReadWrite (via shaneguiter)

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25% of teens use cell phones to get online. Among adults it’s 15%. (Full graphic and report via pewinternet)

25% of teens use cell phones to get online. Among adults it’s 15%. (Full graphic and report via pewinternet)

The First Mobile Phone Call Was Made 40 Years Ago Today

The evolution of mobile devices from the first commercially available DynaTAC to the smartphones of today.

The First Mobile Phone Call Was Made 40 Years Ago Today

The evolution of mobile devices from the first commercially available DynaTAC to the smartphones of today.

It seems that 79 per cent of smartphone users check for their devices within 15 minutes of waking up. A majority - 62 per cent - don’t even wait 15 minutes, and grab their phones immediately…

On average, we visit the Facebook app or the site 13.8 times during the day, for two minutes and 22 seconds each time…

That’s roughly a fifth of all the time we spend communicating; it’s only slightly less time than we spend texting. On weekends, we check Facebook more than we text.

(via Daily Mail)
'Mobile search is just broken. Everyone in this goes to Yelp and searches and each of us get the same result. That’s clearly a broken model because every one of us is going to do different things or have different favorites' [Dennis Crowley] said, highlighting that Foursquare’s focus is on personalized search, with result tailored to the user based on their previous information.
Foursquare Shifts To Search - Forbes
1 in 4 teens are “cell-mostly” internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone and not using some other device such as a desktop or laptop computer.
(via Pew Internet: Teens and Technology 2013)
pewinternet:

As of December 2012, 87% of American adults have a cell phone, and 45% have a smartphone. As of January 2013, 26% of American adults own an e-book reader, and 31% own a tablet computer. (more)

pewinternet:

As of December 2012, 87% of American adults have a cell phone, and 45% have a smartphone. As of January 2013, 26% of American adults own an e-book reader, and 31% own a tablet computer. (more)

(via thenextweb)

To put this in context, this means that 14.5% of all Wikipedia page views now are via mobile… In the 15 months it has taken for mobile traffic to triple from 1 billion to 3 billion, overall Wikipedia traffic grew just 33 percent, indicating that many loyal readers are shifting their time to mobile devices,” adds Kapoor. “Secondly, when Wikipedia hit 500 million mobile page views two years ago, 71 percent of that traffic was to the English Wikipedia. Today, only 52 percent of mobile traffic is to English Wikipedia, illustrating that mobile growth has become a global phenomenon.
Driven by developing countries, Wikipedia passes 3bn monthly mobile page views, aims for 4bn by June (via thenextweb)

(via emergentfutures)

By 2015, more Americans will access the internet through mobile devices than through desktop computers.
Says prediction by International Data Corporation. (via An A List Apart Article and slantback)

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Nearly all Generation Y consumers owned a mobile phone of some kind and 72% owned smartphones. Nationwide 93% of Americans owned mobile phones, but just 50% owned smartphones. (via eMarketer)

Nearly all Generation Y consumers owned a mobile phone of some kind and 72% owned smartphones. Nationwide 93% of Americans owned mobile phones, but just 50% owned smartphones. (via eMarketer)

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