Research + News | Topic: Mobile

Mobile Addicts Multiply Across the Globe

A new report showed that the US population is perpetually plugged-in with 71% of those surveyed disclosing they actually sleep with their smartphones. But smartphone addiction isn’t limited to the United States, it’s a growing global phenomenon. Read the insights here.

Mobile TV Preferences Register Uptick, TV Set Preferences Drop For Teens

Big TV screens are still the dominating preference for overall viewers over other devices but increasingly far less so for young viewers. Read the article here.

Here’s How Half a Million U.S. Teens are Texting Without a Data Plan

Jott, a new mobile messaging app that allows users to text with a data plan is been gaining steam among teens. Read more about it here.

Do Millennials Ever Put Down Their Mobiles?

Millennials spend more time than older consumers with almost all mobile communication activities. Read the report here.

Millennials Spend More Time with Mobile, Impacts TV Time

New research suggests that millennials are spending more time interacting with mobile technology and it is decreasing the amount of time they spend with traditional television. Read the article here.

Teens’ Secret Cyber Slang Revealed

Some of the messages you find on your child’s cell phone might not have you LOL, a video from See the video here.

Mobile Device Ownership Higher Among Parents with Children Under 18

Having children at home means many families are likely to have mobile devices. Read the report here.

Flappy Bird App Discontinued By Developer Because It Was ‘An Addictive Product’

The creator of the popular Flappy Bird app decided to remove it because it was too addictive. Read the full report here.

I’m 13 and None of My Friends Use Facebook

A thirteen year-old explains why many of his peers have flocked to other social networking sites. Read the full article here.

Want A Response From Your Teen? Text, Don’t Call

Teens find texting both faster and easier than voice calls, sending or receiving more than 3,300 texts a month. Read the full article here.