Mobile PhoneAn electronic telecommunications device,often referred to as a cellular phone orcellphone. Mobile phones connect to awireless communications network throughradio wave or satellite transmissions. Mostmobile phones provide voicecommunications, Short Message Service(SMS), Multimedia Message Service (MMS),and newer phones may also provide Internetservices such as Web browsing and e-mail.
Total population Cellphone usersUnited States Cellphone Statistics(2012)94% ofadults(18-44)own amobiledevice 72,400,000American’s have amobile phone thatallows them to browsethe internet 52% mobile usersactively browse theinternet on theirmobile device
050100150200USA; Smart phoneusers63 93.1 115.8 137.5 157.7 176.3 192.42010 2011 2012 2014* 2014* 2015* 2016*Number of smartphone users in the U.S(in millions)
Smart phone users (2012)60546457Access socialnetworking sitesGet info related tojobGet consumer infoGet political news
US Mobile Internet users &penetration0204060801001201401602008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014Mobile InternetUsers% of mobile phoneusers% of population
Market share held by theleading mobile internetbrowsers in the U.S051015202530354045502009 2010 2011 2012 2013IphoneAndroidIpod TouchBlackberry
US Mobile Social Network UsersMillions & % change0204060801001201401601802002009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015Users (Millions)% change
Time spent on social media (totalminutes, in billions)July 2011 vs July 201201020304050607080Mobile webMobile appMobile web+ appPCJul-11Jul-12
Share of mobile time byactivity (Jan 2013)188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206 0.9TextSocial NetworksDialerEmail/IMMusicBrowserMaps/location appsCamera
US Mobile Social Network Users0204060801001201402010 2011 2012 2013 2014Users (Millions)% of mobile phoneusers% of populationMobile phone usersof any age who use asocial network viamobile phone at leastonce per month.
The increasing number of mobile phone usershas led to the increasing number of peopleusing mobile internet. This has further led to an increase in mobilesocial networking. 55% of social networking consumption occurson a mobile device.