April 17, 2014

New Pew Internet Report Shows the Continuing Growth in Cell Phone Activities

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The growth of mobile in U.S. continues to boom.

From The Pew Internet & American Life Project:

  • The number of cell owners who have used their phones to take a picture has grown from 76% in 2010 to 82% now.
  • The number of cell owners who have used their phones for texting has grown from 58% in 2007 to 80% now.
  • The number of cell owners who have used their phones to access the Internet has grown from 25% in 2008 to 56% now.
  • The number of cell owners who have used their phones for email has grown from 19% in 2007 to 50% now.
  • The number of cell owners who have used their phones to record video has grown from 18% in 2007 to 44% now.
  • The number of cell owners who have used their phones to download apps has grown from 22% in 2009 to 43% now.
  • The number of cell owners who have used their phones to get health information has grown from 17% in 2010 to 31% now.
  • The number of cell owners who have used their phones to check their bank accounts has grown from 18% last year to 29% now.

 New Pew Internet Report Shows the Continuing Growth in Cell Phone Activities

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.