posted by Bernd Leger
There are some that say mobile is the greatest shift in human communication since the beginning of the internet. Everyone else probably just hasn't read this post yet.
Mobile, the pretty new girl in school, is continuing to catch the attention of brands who want to enhance their relationships with their customers through this increasingly prevalent touchpoint. The mobile growth trends show you why. Take a look at these mobile trends from our upcoming webinar on mobile marketing to truly grasp the context of how quickly mobile is growing in comparison to other mediums.
The popular Draw Something App was recently acquired by Zynga, and it took just 50 days for it to reach 50 million downloads. Compare that to the 38 years it took for radio to reach 50 million people.
Still not convinced? Then check out these mobile growth trends below and let us know which one is most compelling for you in the comments.
3) 29% of Americans say their phone is the first and last thing they look at every day. (Source: Qualcomm) Tweet this stat!
5) The average age for a person's first cell phone is now 13. (Source: Qualcomm) Tweet this stat!
20) 23% of Americans now get news on a combination of at least two devices–a desktop/laptop computer and smartphone, a computer and a tablet, a tablet and a smartphone, or on all three. (Source: Pew Research Center) Tweet this stat!
Which statistic is most compelling to you? Let us know in the comments!
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