May 26, 2022

New Survey Findings From Pew Internet: What are the Most Popular Activities People Perform on their Cell Phones?

New findings from the Pew Internet & American Life Project in the report, “Cell Phone Internet Use 2013

From the Overview:

Fully 91% of American adults own a cell phone and many use the devices for much more than phone calls. In our most recent nationally representative survey, we checked in on some of the most popular activities people perform on their cell phones and found:

Growth of These Activities Over Time

Direct to Full Text of Cell Phone Internet Use 2013 Report

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