Blogs, or online journals, are a way for internet users to express themselves creatively or to document their experiences. About one in ten internet users contribute to a blog; one in three internet users read blogs. A growing number are using mobile devices for WordPress blogging.
In a national survey conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project 13 percent of cell phone users reported deflecting awkward conversations by faking phone calls. Only 29 percent reported turning off their phone to get a break from using it. Source image credit
83% of Americans own some kind of mobile phone which means that one-third of all American adults (35%) are smartphone owners. The latest survey reveals how dependent users are on mobiles. A majority of adults aged 18-49 use their phones as entertainment devices when bored. 30% of adults 18-29 have pretended to be on the phone in order to avoid human interaction! What’s more? An astonishing 42% of adults (18-29 years) said that they have had trouble completing a task because they didn’t have their phone nearby!
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Do you use a mobile for blogging?
If so, are you among the number who never turn their mobiles off?
Do you fake phone calls to avoid human interaction?
Whether or not your own mobile, what’s your response to these statistics?