How Mobile is Changing Business
Starting this year, the number of mobile devices used to access the Internet will overtake the number of desktop devices, for the first time in the history of the web.
While this infographic by KISSmetrics on the impact of mobile web on business is mostly focused on U.S. data, it demonstrates the growing global trend towards shopping online. See below for more on how mobile is changing business (click the image to see the full size version).
For more on how Verizon is helping small businesses, click here.
 
 
 

How Mobile is Changing Business

Starting this year, the number of mobile devices used to access the Internet will overtake the number of desktop devices, for the first time in the history of the web.


While this infographic by KISSmetrics on the impact of mobile web on business is mostly focused on U.S. data, it demonstrates the growing global trend towards shopping online. See below for more on how mobile is changing business (click the image to see the full size version).

For more on how Verizon is helping small businesses, click here.

 

 

 

Learn More About Your Wireless Devices with Free In-Store and Online Workshops

imageA growing number of smartphone and tablet users are turning to VZW to get the most out of their new wireless devices. Overall attendance at our Wireless Workshops has more than doubled in 2012. Have you attended a workshop yet?

Brush up on your smartphone and tablet skills. VZW Workshops are free and available online and in most Verizon Wireless Communications Stores. Click here to search for a list of topics and schedules at participating stores in your area as well as information about online sessions. 

Cell phones play growing role in getting U.S. online

As of April 2012 it is reported that 88% of U.S. adults own a mobile device of some kind, with more than half of these cell owners (55%) using these mobile devices to go online. Moreover, 31% of these current cell internet users say that most of their online activities are with their mobile phone; as opposed to other, more traditional mediums, such as a desktop or laptop computer.

To learn more about the growing significance of mobile usage, click here.


Infographic: The Digital Lives of American Moms

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Moms are at the center of their family’s offline life, so it’s little surprise that they’re also at the center of many of the biggest trends online as well. A study by NM Incite recently found at least half of moms use social media via mobile devices, compared with 37 percent of the online population.

Click through to learn more about the digital habits of moms.

Verizon Wireless And Phonebooks.com Announce Joint Commitment To Minimize Privacy Concerns

Verizon Wireless and Phonebooks.com, the only online telephone directory to offer free cell phone number information, announced today that Phonebooks.com will discontinue providing information associated with cell phone numbers in its database. Phonebooks.com has been working with us to take a joint stance in addressing consumer privacy. Until a utilitarian solution can be found, Phonebooks.com will no longer display information associated with phone numbers that were originally issued as a mobile phone number.To help raise awareness regarding this and the ways cell phone numbers are collected, Phonebooks.com has launched a ‘Question & Answer’ website, CellPhoneNumber.com. For more information:http://news.vzw.com/news/2011/07/pr2011-07-13a.html