May 24, 2022

New Report from Pew Internet: Teens, Smartphones & Texting

From the Overview Page: Teens are fervent communicators. Straddling childhood and adulthood, they communicate frequently with a variety of important people in their lives: friends and peers, parents, teachers, coaches, bosses, and a myriad of other adults and institutions. This report examines the tools teens use to communicate, with a particular focus on mobile devices, […]

New Global Communication Usage Statistics: "Texting, Social Networking Popular Worldwide"

The report was released this morning. From the Pew Research Center: Highlights Text messaging is a global phenomenon. Across the 21 countries surveyed by the Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project, a median of 75% of cell phone owners say they text. Texting is widespread in both wealthy nations and the developing world. In fact, […]

Just Released: New Report/Stats: Americans and Text Messaging

Direct to the Complete Report ||| PDF Version From the Overview: Some 83% of American adults own cell phones and three-quarters of them (73%) send and receive text messages. The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project asked those texters in a survey how they prefer to be contacted on their cell phone and […]

QR Code News Roundup: Don't Scan, Zoove?; QR Usage by Teens; QR Hype Cycle

1. “Finally, A Smart Alternative To Those Goofy Mobile Barcodes” (by Dan Frommer, Silicon Alley Insider) Nothing to install or scan just text a few numbers. The pros and cons of Zoove. ||| A Few Zoove Demos. 2. “Many teenagers are clueless about QR Codes. Can they ever really take off? (by Martin Bryant, The […]