Just five years ago, consumers turned to their phones for basic communications – placing calls, checking email and sending texts. Today, those phones have morphed into a range of mobile devices that place the power of information in the palms of our hands.
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The infographic charts the exploding and varied ways mobile devices are now being used to connect:
- 792 mobile apps are downloaded each second.
- 29 million mobile users streamed music in 2011.
- Video content accounts for 52% of all mobile data traffic.
- Facebook hosts 1627 mobile status updates per second.
- Twitter boasts 13 million mobile users.
- Instagram reported a 1,900% increase in the number of photos posted in a single year
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