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Presentation Aug. 21, 2014 | Share

The U.S. Mobile App Report

The US Mobile App Report

The days of desktop dominance are over. Mobile has swiftly risen to become the leading digital platform, with total activity on smartphones and tablets accounting for an astounding 60 percent of digital media time spent in the U.S. The fuel driving mobile’s relentless growth is primarily app usage, which alone makes up a majority of total digital... Read more

Data Gem Aug. 14, 2014 | Share

iPhone Users Earn Higher Income, Engage More on Apps than Android Users

iPhone Users Earn Higher Income Engage More on Apps than Android Users

The median iPhone app user earns $85,000 per year, which is 40 percent more than the median Android phone user with an annual income of $61,000. On average, iPhone users engage with their smartphone apps for nine more hours in a given month than Android users. Read more

Blog Aug. 8, 2014 | Share

Does Snapchat’s Strength Among Millennials Predict Eventual Mainstream Success?

Snapchat

Snapchat made headlines last November by reportedly turning down a $3 billion acquisition bid, which left digital armchair quarterbacks everywhere questioning the decision. For a company with no revenue and uncertain long term prospects, taking the money would’ve been understandable. Recent reports that Snapchat is raising new funding at an even more... Read more

Blog Jul. 11, 2014 | Share

Is Mobile Bringing About the Death of the PC? Not Exactly…

Is Mobile Bringing About the Death of the PC Not Exactly

There have been no shortage of recent media coverage about mobile eating the web, and comScore’s latest report about mobile apps now accounting for more than half of digital time spent has probably contributed to some of these perceptions. But sometimes it’s worth taking a step back to get a little perspective about the realities of a situation. Read more

Blog Jul. 2, 2014 | Share

When Mobile Web Dominates Apps in an App-Dominated World

In 2013, mobile devices (i.e. smartphones and tablets) surpassed desktops to become the leading platform in terms of total time spent online. As mobile engagement continues to grow, another major milestone occurred just this past month—consumers now spend more than half of their digital consumption time on mobile apps, leaving us without any doubt... Read more

Blog Jun. 25, 2014 | Share

Major Mobile Milestones in May: Apps Now Drive Half of All Time Spent on Digital

Major Mobile Milestones in May Apps Now Drive Half of All Time Spent on Digital

May turned out to be a banner month for mobile as it delivered on some huge milestones which underscored just how impressive the medium’s ascendance has been in the past few years. Mobile platforms – smartphones and tablets – combined to account for 60% of total digital media time spent, up from 50% a year ago. And perhaps more impressively, mobile... Read more

Blog Jun. 20, 2014 | Share

Amazon’s First Try at the Smartphone Market Doesn’t Mean it’s New to Mobile

Amazon announced its foray into the smartphone market on Wednesday when it unveiled its highly anticipated Fire Phone. In what many would consider a bold strategic move, the online retail giant has opted to compete for consumers’ affections in an already crowded market. Apple and Samsung currently lead all original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with... Read more

Data Gem Apr. 7, 2014 | Share

Users Engage with Major Social Networks Predominantly via Mobile

As desktop usage has largely remained flat over the past year for top web properties, mobile usage continues to surge. In fact, many of the major social networks are seeing far more traffic and time spent coming from mobile devices than from desktops, as the mobile/desktop divide continues to grow. Read more

Blog Mar. 18, 2014 | Share

The Duplication Complex: Failing to Acknowledge the Importance of ‘Mobile-Only’ Audiences

The Duplication Complex Failing to Acknowledge the Importance of Mobile Only Audiences

The advertising industry has come a long way in a short period of time when it comes to mobile and display advertising. With the rapid rise of mobile, agencies and advertisers have had to rapidly change their approach to reach consumers who now spend more than half their digital media time on smartphones and tablets. Read more

Blog Dec. 9, 2013 | Share

The Multi-Platform Majority: How Mobile is Changing the Way We Experience the Web

The Multi-Platform Majority: How Mobile is Changing the Way We Experience the Web

The best way to define mobile utility is to break down the device adoption trends and usage profiles. The greater the penetration and the greater the time spent directly correlates to how useful mobile internet access is to all of us. Read more