The Number of Mobile Users is Bigger. Is The Internet Moving Towards Mobile Phones?

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Website customization for mobile is becoming more and more important each day. Users visit websites on the go, check emails and even do shopping using their phone. So why not tap into this? Not only as a possibility but as a must! For the first time in history the number of phone users was bigger than the number of computer users.

Mobile Internet Usage Surpasses Desktop for First Time Ever Worldwide

A press release issued this morning from StatCounter reveals mobile and tablet internet usage has exceeded desktop for the first time ever.

In October 2016, mobile and tablet devices accounted for 51.3% of internet usage compared to 48.7% by desktop. This marks the first time worldwide mobile internet usage has eclipsed desktop. There’s no telling if this trend will continue, but mobile web usage has historically grown during the holiday season.

Aodhan Cullen, CEO of StatCounter, echoes what SEOs and marketers have been saying for years now — mobile needs to be a priority for more businesses…Read more…

written by Matt Southern

 

That’s amazing! Something most definitely to be considered. Today’s phones are easily equipped with 2 Gbs of RAM and processors exceeding 1.2 Ghz which means a lot considering their size.

Screens are getting bigger and the internet is insanely fast. More and more online entrepreneurs are optimizing their sites for the mobile revolution. Because of the high number of users and sales opportunities. Experts in the field are even saying that the number of mobile users will be bigger again and remain that way.

75% of Internet Use Will Be Mobile in 2017 [REPORT]

A report published by Reuters states that 75% of Internet use in 2017 will be from mobile devices. That’s up slightly from mobile web usage this year, according to data from media buying agency Zenith.

Looking ahead even further to 2018, Zenith predicts 60% of all advertising dollars on the web will come from mobile ads. By that time, mobile ad expenditure is expected to ready $134 billion, which is more than will be spent on any other form of advertising altogether. Read more…

written by Matt Southern

 

As you see big companies are already mobilizing their forces in this regard and take measures to expand their reach towards the mobile users also. There’s a long way to go for that to happen but until then it’s best to stay alert and be prepared for changes.

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