Parental Screen Time Fears

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Parental Screen Time Fears

Blogger 2In an age when most children over 12 have smartphones or tablets, parents are worrying more than ever about time spent on these devices. A survey of parents by Pew Research Center specifically about their children’s screen time, done in …

Pickup-Truck Emoji: The Back Story

The pickup-truck emoji coming to smartphones next year won’t bear the Ford name, but that’s who’s behind it. The Atlantic has the details.…

Social Media & Internet Use Hit Plateau

BloggerIt seems that since 2016 there has been little, to no growth, in Americans who use the Internet, smartphone devices and social media. For about 20 years the rate of adoption for these was extremely rapid. However, according to Pew

Employee Engagement Killed by Bosses’ Smartphones

You’re in a meeting and during crucial periods your boss is constantly on his phone checking emails and texts. For a company seeking to keep employees involved in operations, there is little that can do more to kill employee engagement …

Mobile Shopping Sets Black Friday Record

It might seem obvious, but it is worth noting that Black Friday saw more shopping by mobile phone than ever before. This CNBC article quotes “Adobe Insights, which measures 80 percent of online transactions at 100 major U.S. retailers, [as …

The Mobile Commerce Explosion

It’s fairly common knowledge that e-Commerce continues to grow. However, the truly explosive growth is coming from m-Commerce, or mobile commerce. The sophistication and ease of using smartphones and pads, as well as the growth in people owning them and …

Tech Adoption by Seniors Expands

Older Americans, 65 and older, are catching up with the rest of the population when it comes to tech adoption. A recent study by Pew Research Center shows that many more seniors are using smartphones, social media and broadband internet. …

The Mobile Revolution, Patterns and Trends

Pew Research Center has published an analysis of how mobile use has changed since 2000. It explores who owns smartphones, tablets and other devises for connecting to the internet and the pattern of change that has taken place in America. …

Do You Get News Alerts?

If you have a smartphone, then you are like 55% of us who get news alerts. Half of this group actually clicks through to a news story. These facts are courtesy of Pew Research Center. You can read ten …