Mobile Web Surfing and Socializing Happens Mainly at Home According to MocoSpace February 2009 Mobile Social Report
Report also finds Privacy an Important part of the Mobile Social Experience
BOSTON, MA - February 24, 2009 - MocoSpace (http://www.mocospace.com
) today revealed that mobile consumers report using the web and social networking at home (45%) more than any other single place including school / work (5%), commuting (1%) and restaurants and bars (2%).
The February 2009 Mobile Social Networking report, which captures attitudes and opinions of the mobile community's mostly young US audience of over 5 million registered members also found that most say they have their mobile with them all of the time and that it's the device they're least willing to give up (68%) compared with television (14%), music device (11%), computer and fixed internet (7%).
Some other highlights from the February report:
- Mobile social networkers are young and addicted to their mobiles and they surf 'everywhere'
- Next to convenience, privacy is the big driver of the appeal of mobile social networking
- Staying connected with pre-existing friends is common but they do more than that
- Like the mobile social experience but there's room for upside
Visit the MocoSpace corporate site (http://www.jnjmobile.com/report
) for the full report and to sign up to receive future reports on mobile social networking.
Founded in 2005, MocoSpace is a mobile social community designed to help people find friends, have fun and stay connected
on their mobile phone. The service is free and available on any web-enabled mobile phone in the world. MocoSpace is a privately
held company with offices in Boston, MA and Herzliya, Israel. For more information, visit http://www.mocospace.com
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