mobile goodness

By Lauren Rabaino on October 20, 2012 5:45 PM

Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) has released a report in collaboration with The Economist Group that looks at news consumption on mobile devices. The comprehensive study looks at the activities of 9,513 adults on tablets and smart phones, and their feelings about advertisements and paying for news.  From Visual.ly’s site about the challenge:

How would you tell the story visually? What findings jump out at you that deserve an infographic of their own? Your infographic could relate to revenue findings, the differences between Android and Apple news users, the time of day different people use their devices, facets of the app-browser debate, or something else.

Here are some interesting highlights from the data:

  • Of the 22% of U.S. adults who own a tablet, 64% of them get news on their tablet
  • Of the 44% of U.S. adults who own a smartphone, 62% of them get their news on that device
  • In 2012, the breakdown of tablet by brand was: 52% Apple iPad, 48% Android (21% of the Android devices were Kindle Fire)
  • In 2012, 68% of tablet owners used their tablet daily (for 1 hour, 49 minutes on average)
  • 31% of news users said they spend more time with news since getting a tablet device
  • On tablets, 69% of users end up reading full articles when checking headlines
  • 33% of digital subscribers added a new subscription with digital access since getting a tablet

What photos or objects do you have around that could help tell the story of who you are without detracting?

Are there any iconic landmarks in your town or that hold special meaning to your beat/background? Put them on display.

Take a cue from this always-on breaking news behemoth and go for something solid. Keep it from being boring with a small watermark, or simple design like their pixelated world map.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

生活在西班牙

自己动手丰衣足食

BlueAsteroid

Just another WordPress.com site

Jing's Blog

Just another WordPress.com site

Start from here......

我的心情魔方

天才遠私廚

希望能做一個分享各種資訊的好地方

语义噪声

西瓜大丸子汤的博客

笑对人生,傲立寰宇

Just another WordPress.com site

Where On Earth Is Waldo?

A Project By Melanie Coles

the Serious Computer Vision Blog

A blog about computer vision and serious stuff

Cauthy's Blog

paper review...

Cornell Computer Vision Seminar Blog

Blog for CS 7670 - Special Topics in Computer Vision

datarazzi

Life through nerd-colored glasses

Luciana Haill

Brainwaves Augmenting Consciousness

槑烎

1,2,∞

Dr Paul Tennent

and the university of nottingham

turn off the lights, please

A bunch of random, thinned and stateless thoughts around the Web

%d bloggers like this: