Mobile 50.13% | Desktop 47.06% | Tablet 2.81%
- In January 2019, 4.4 billion people were active internet users and 3.5 billion were social media users.
- More than half of all video streaming comes from a mobile device.
- In the US, consumers spent 90% of their mobile time in apps.
- Mobile internet has grown 504% in daily media consumption since 2011.
- 76% of US citizens use their phones to open and respond to emails while watching TV.
- In July 2009 only 65,000 apps used to be available on the App Store. In 2019 there were 3.262 billion, 811 million of which are gaming apps.
The internet allows us to exchange information in ways no other technology has been able to, historically. It is embedded in the foundation of what we consider modern society. If it stops for some reason, we are facing chaos.
Moore’s law captures neatly the exponential growth of modern technology. Not so long ago, the personal computer was revolutionary, then the global network interconnected us all, and suddenly we started walking around with powerful machines in our pockets that allow us to communicate, learn, orient ourselves, watch Netflix, shine a light in the dark, and wake up whenever we have to.