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The Future of Mobility [Infographic]

The Future of Mobility [Infographic] | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

An astounding 80 percent of the world’s population now has a mobile phone—and 84 percent is unwilling to go a single day without their phone. About 45 percent of Americans say they can’t go more than a few hours without checking their phones. In 2012 there were five billion mobile phones in the world—1.8 billion of these were smart phones.


Facebook now reaches 76 percent of the smartphone market, and it accounts for 23 percent of total time spent using apps each month.

The next five most used applications are Google apps, and they account for 10 percent of app usage time. One of the latest smartphone trends is that things are getting less touchy but more sensitive. Gestures and other non-tap inputs are on the rise. Casting a sidelong glance, for example, can pause a video. Some apps are being developed that will switch from manual to voice to text to gesture, depending on what you are doing...

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Christel Binnie's curator insight, July 10, 2013 10:09 PM

80 percent of the world’s population now has a mobile phone, and other interesting facts.

sophiedesc's curator insight, July 19, 2013 7:21 AM

Mobile Commerce: 

 

> "Mobile Shopping accounted for 11% of e-commerce in the 4th quarter of 2012 (up from 3% 2 years earlier)."

> Roughly 58% of smartphone users have made purchases on their smartphones.

> These Mobile Shoppers typically use smartphones for 50 to 60% of the Shopping."

Katie Muirhead's curator insight, August 20, 2014 12:17 PM

Seeking to manage our attention and avoid distraction is one thing, but first we need to be aware of where our attention is going. As smartphones are increasingly used, this infographic highlights in just what way we use our phones. 1 in 5 people check their phone every ten minutes... something tells me that the smartphone may be one of the biggest sources of modern distraction!

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The Social Sickness - INFOGRAPHIC

The Social Sickness - INFOGRAPHIC | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

The Internet has become the building block of information creation and storage in the modern age. It’s a place where we can create websites, publications, blogs, and micro-blogs; then transfer that knowledge to people across the globe.

Social media has become one of the greatest harnessers of this technology and provides us with a multitude of platforms in which to engage and share content. With all of this social media bliss distracting us, sickness has also come knocking.
We have surrendered to the temptation to check our phones every two minutes to see how many likes our Instagram photos have, how many retweets our Twitter account got, and who commented on our Facebook posts...
The characters portrayed in this infographic bring us face-to-face with these tendencies, and shed insight into the types of personalties affected. Whether you’re an unabashed alert-lover, verb creator, or someone who would rather use the “like” button than ever fully engage with your friends ever again — there’s a 'social media sickness' for you.

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The Second Screen Phenomena – Infographic

The Second Screen Phenomena – Infographic | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

Second screen viewing, which refers to using an additional electronic device while watching television, is a widespread consumer behavior that has quickly become the norm.


In an attempt to better understand this trend, Viaccess-Orca has analyzed second screen usage amongst diverse populations of television viewers. The results, which appear in this infographic, demonstrate the extent to which second screen viewing is altering the TV industry. According to our data, 70% of tablet owners, and 68% of smartphone owners, state that they use their additional devices while watching TV.

However, only 37% of those who practice second screen viewing do so in order to look up information that is related to the program they are watching. Most TV viewers use their devices in order to check emails or visit a social network...

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iPhone vs. Android: The Social App Activities That Set Users Apart

iPhone vs. Android: The Social App Activities That Set Users Apart | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
Just how different are iPhone and Android owners when it comes to the social apps they use?

New analysis from mobile data management startup Onavo, shared exclusively with Mashable, sheds some light on the differences between iPhone and Android users, at least when it comes to their mobile social networking behaviors.

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