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Over 50% Cellphone Users Connect Online Through Their Phones: Pew Research

We have covered some amazing studies of Pew Internet & American Life Project earlier. Now, the organization has published the results of another amazing research on the use of internet. The goal of the research was to find for what purpose people use cellphone the most? According to Pew’s new study, 56 percent adults in U.S. use cellphone to access the Internet.


Study Of Cellphone Usage

Pew Internet & American Life Project conducted a survey this year in March and later in August. The Pew Internet team asked more than 4,500 cellphone owners about what they do with their cellphone most of the time. Pew discovered some amazing information. According to the second study (in August) by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 85 percent of U.S. adults own a cellphone. Of them, 56 percent users use their cellphone to get online. Pew has also revealed some more information. The findings are as follows.

  • 82% cellphone owners use their cellphone to take pictures
  • 80% cellphone owners use their cellphone to send/receive text messages
  • 50% cellphone owners use their cellphone to send/receive email
  • 44% cellphone owners use their cellphone to record video (according to March survey)
  • 43% cellphone owners use their cellphone to download apps (according to March survey)
  • 31% cellphone owners use their cellphone to look for health or medical information online
  • 29% cellphone owners use their cellphone to check bank account balance or do any online banking

Source : Pew Internet & American Life Project

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