Social networks dominate the mobile web

Published Date
21 - May - 2008
| Last Updated
21 - May - 2008
 
Social networks dominate the mobile web

Social networks comprise of almost 40% of the mobile Web according to Opera Software's "State of the Mobile Web" report

Traffic to social networks comprise of almost 40% of the mobile Web according to Opera Software's "State of the Mobile Web" report. The results both show healthy growth in the numbers of consumers accessing the Web from their mobile devices and provide insight into aggregate consumer preferences when browsing from their phones. .
 
"The mobile Web is also the social Web," said Jon von Tetzchner, Chief Executive Officer, Opera Software. "With social networks dominating Opera Mini's traffic, it is clear that people use their mobile browser as yet another communication tool on their phone. I find it reassuring to see that there is decreasing distinction between the types of Web content people use on the mobile device - it really is one Web, with people using whichever device they choose to connect to that Web."
 
As the world's most popular Web browser for mobile phones, Opera Mini provides an elegant, fast and rich Web browsing experience. While some Web browsers work on only 20 to 30 phone models, Opera Mini runs on more than 800 different handsets, making it the available to the widest range of consumers worldwide. Almost every phone with Java can run Opera Mini.

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