Tag Archives: mobile

Mobile Messaging and Social Media 2015

Mobile Messaging and Social Media 2015 Source: Pew Research Center In today’s world, people — particularly young people — are continually finding and adapting new ways of communicating electronically to fit their needs. Case in point: 2015 marks the first time Pew Research Center has asked specifically about mobile messaging apps as a separate kind […]

CTIA-The Wireless Association® Survey Shows Americans Used 26 Percent More Wireless Data in 2014

CTIA-The Wireless Association® Survey Shows Americans Used 26 Percent More Wireless Data in 2014 Source: CTIA-The Wireless Association® CTIA–The Wireless Association® released the results of its annual survey, which shows Americans used 4.1 trillion megabytes (MB) of data in 2014, a 26 percent increase over 2013. Helping to drive the increase in data usage were […]

Half of UK homes turn to tablets

Half of UK homes turn to tablets Source: Ofcom The tablet computer has established itself as a must-have device in just five years with more than half of UK homes now owning one. Apple’s iPad launched in the UK on 28 May 2010 and, alongside Android and other tablet devices, it is helping to shape […]

Cell phones are involved in an estimated 27 percent of all car crashes, says National Safety Council

Cell phones are involved in an estimated 27 percent of all car crashes, says National Safety Council Source: National Safety Council According to National Safety Council estimates, cell phone-related crashes have increased for the third consecutive year and now account for 27 percent of all crashes. The estimate includes crashes involving drivers who are texting […]

UK — Time spent online doubles in a decade

Time spent online doubles in a decade Source: Ofcom People are spending twice as much time online compared to 10 years ago, fuelled by increasing use of tablets and smartphones, according to new Ofcom research. Ofcom’s Media Use and Attitudes 2015 report, now in its tenth year, shows that internet users aged 16 and above […]