A 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.
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.
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.
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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