4.8 billion people worldwide own mobile phones, 600K more than own toothbrushes

According to “Digital Disruption’s Impact on Business” mobile and Facebook’s have a huge impact on digital business today.

  • The number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the world’s population in 2012.
  • 4.8 billion people worldwide own mobile phones, with 1.2 Billion mobile web users.
  • 4.8 billion people worldwide own mobile phones, 600K more than own toothbrushes.
  • There are more active Facebook users than cars worldwide (845 million)
  • 37% of enterprises see visible impact from mobile (top and bottom line)
  • 15% aged 15-24 prefer to receive customer service via email.
  • 77% of consumers interact with brands on Facebook.
  • 29% of consumers who research a product in-store on mobile purchase it online
  • 48% of consumers use mobile devices to purchase online. 46% to look up prices.
  • 49% of consumers are less likely to revisit a problematic website.
  • M-commerce expected to reach $163 Billion by 2015.

 

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