Mobile apps overtake PC Internet usage in U.S.

Last month was the first time ever that smartphones apps and tablet than computers to access the internet! In January, mobile devices accounted for 55% of Internet usage in the United States. Apps made up 47% of Internet traffic and 8% of traffic came from mobile browsers, according to  comScore, cited Thursday by research firm Enders Analysis while computers were only at 45%.

Though the Internet usage on mobile devices has previously exceeded it in comparison towards computers, this is the first time in history it happened with actual app usage, including Words With Friends, Flappy Bird, Iron Pants, Ruzzle, etc. Smartphone adoption to increased 39% – more and more people are switching over to smartphones, and it looks promising that this trait will continue.



One comment on “Mobile apps overtake PC Internet usage in U.S.

  1. I think it’s crazy how little I use my computer in comparison to my phone. I use the internet on my laptop mostly for school and anything social media related I’m usually on my phone.

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