Do you constantly checking your phone for new emails, even before and after work? Even from bed? You’re not alone.
Sleep texting is a new phenomenon sparked by the stress of daily life. People with the rare condition send incoherent text messages while asleep to their friends and family – completely unaware that they are doing it.
The most popular online activities are search and email remain and are nearly universal among adult internet users, as 92% of online adults use search engines to find information on the Web, and a similar number (92%) use email. Since the Pew Internet Project began measuring adults’ online activities in the last decade, these two behaviors have consistently ranked as the most popular, even as new platforms, broadband and mobile devices continue to reshape the way Americans use the internet and web. Even as early as 2002, more than eight in ten online adults were using search engines, and more than nine in ten online adults were emailing.
A salesman at a Nordstrom store rings up a sale using a custom iPod Touch.
Fabienne Michel was shoppng for a pair of khaki shorts the other day at an Old Navy store in Manhattan. But she left the store without something equally routine: her receipt.
Only 43% of Americans use their smartphone for making calls.
What do most consumers do with their smartphones? Believe it or not, it’s not making phone calls. When using their mobile devices making calls ranks close to the bottom of the top five smart phone uses.
As more and more people are using smartphones, we’re relying on them for more of our Web surfing. Twenty-five percent of Americans say they’re now doing most of their Internet browsing on their phones instead of a computer, according to a new report from the Pew Internet Project.
Futurist Thomas Frey: When Hurricane Katrina hit the city of New Orleans the US Post Office was faced with a major dilemma. For countless centuries, the modus operandi for the post office was to deliver mail to a location, and the individuals who lived at that location would stop by and pick up their mail. But following the hurricane, the floods had destroyed all of the “locations”.
The scale of the shut down is unprecedented.
The world’s most prolific source of spam emails has been shut down in a series of coordinated raids by Microsoft and US federal authorities. The Rustock botnet, an international network of virus-infected computers, had for years generated billions of emails per day, promoting unlicensed online pharmacies and cut-price impotence pills.
What happened with the Internet in 2010?
How many websites were added? How many emails were sent? How many Internet users were there? This post will answer all of those questions and many, many more. If it’s stats you want, you’ve come to the right place.
Pingdom has released a variety of mind-boggling statistics on the internet in 2010.
Whether it’s email, social media or videos, the internet continues to make a huge impact on the world. But what was the world using it for?
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan got together via email in the 1998 film ‘You’ve Got Mail.’ Now they would likely use Twitter.
Many scoffed when Mark Zuckerberg declared the death of email last month. Now new figures reveal that the Facebook founder may be right. Just like cassettes, videos and faxes, the use of email appears to be in an irreversible decline.
Law enforcement agencies periodically dismantle spam organizations, and successful campaigns inevitably lead to fleeting, yet wondrous, periods of diminished e-mail junk. Well, we’ve apparently entered one of those temporary stays from trash, so enjoy those Viagra-free inboxes while you can…