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Study: Mobile Internet Use in 2012

Pew Internet & American Life Project has revealed new statistics that could have a profound impact on how websites are built in the near future.

Pew Internet & American Life Project has revealed new statistics that could have a profound impact on how websites are built in the near future.

Cell Internet Use 2012 Study

According to new data from a recent study, 88 percent of adults in the United States own a cell phone and 55 percent of them are using their handsets to go online.  Pew points out that this is a 24 percent increase over the 31 percent of cell phone owners that admitted to doing so three years ago.

Given the proliferation of touch-enabled smartphones with generous screen sizes in recent years, plus network speeds that are slowly creeping ever upward, Pew's findings are revelatory, if not shocking. Furthermore, there is one surprising statistic that points to a new breed of mobile die-hards. Read more about the Cell Internet Use 2012 study on Datamation.







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