Daily Diigo Bookmarks from Steve Yuen 09/12/2010

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  • tags: mobile trends study web 2015 socialmedia statistics web2.0

    • Morgan Stanley’s analysts believe that, based on the current rate of change and adoption, the mobile web will be bigger than desktop Internet (Internet) use by 2015.
    • global 3G penetration is expected to hit 21% this year. In Japan, where the U.S. looks to find its mobile roadmap for the future, 96% of mobile subscribers already have 3G coverage. In Western Europe, the penetration is around 54%, just slightly above 46% in the U.S. In developing and/or economically depressed areas, including the Middle East, Africa, parts of Asia, Eastern Europe and South America, 3G penetration is still in the single digits. Morgan Stanley identifies 3G access as a key point in the success of the mobile web.
      • Other Stats of Interest

        • 48% of all Internet users come from just five countries (Brazil, Russia, China, India and the U.S.).
        • Video () accounts for 69% of mobile data traffic.
        • Facebook is the single largest repository for user-generated content such as pics, videos, links and comments.
        • Apple and Android () platforms are gaining in the mobile OS market, while Windows Mobile, RIM and Palm decline.
        • More and more, we are expecting to have access to our “stuff,” i.e. music, documents and applications, in the cloud.
        • The overlap between mobile users and social web users continues to grow; more and more users are accessing the social web from a mobile device.
        • If Skype were a telecommunications carrier, it would be the largest carrier in the world, with 521 million registered users.
        • Games are bigger than any other app category — both for the social web and for mobile devices.
        • Real-time technology and location-based services are expected to drive mobile retail.
        • Online ad sales are growing, but virtual goods, premium content and other models are big business, especially for the mobile web.
        • The average iPhone user only spends 45% of his on-device time making voice calls.

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About Steve Yuen

I am a Professor Emeritus of Instructional Technology and Design at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States.
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