The First Cell Phone Call: Excerpt from “Networked: The New Social Operating System”
Happy 40th anniversary to the mobile phone call.
Is there hope for SMS health alerts?
85% of American adults have a cell phone, yet just 9% have signed up for health alerts via text. What is the potential for this type of intervention?
Cell Phone Activities 2012
Photo taking, texting, and accessing the internet are the most popular activities people pursue with their mobile phones
Presidential Campaign Donations in the Digital Age
10% of 2012 presidential campaign donors have contributed via text message or cell phone app.
Smartphone Research: Infographic
Smartphone ownership reached a tipping point in 2012, where more Americans are buying them to take advantage of applications and other sophisticated web-enabled features compared to traditional cell phones. Pew Internet has been tracking trends in ce…
Teens, Smartphones & Texting
Texting volume is up while the frequency of voice calling is down. About one in four teens say they own smartphones.
Real Time Charitable Giving
Why mobile phone users texted millions of dollars in aid to Haiti earthquake relief and how they got their friends to do the same
Americans and Text Messaging
31% of text message users prefer texting to voice calls, and young adults stand out in their use of text messaging.
Americans and Their Cell Phones
Mobile devices help solve problems, but also create new annoyances.
“When I text I can say just what I want to say:” Gender and Adolescents’ Use of Text Messaging with Peers
This symposium at SRCD’s biennial meeting examines how adolescent boys and girls communicate with peers via text messaging.