Google tells – Invest in Mobile or You are Left Behind

In a recent article by InformationWeek  quoted, Jason Spero, head of Google’s global mobile operations, telling “Consumers are having a love affair with their smartphones, that love affair is transforming consumers’ lives and changing the way businesses engage with their customers”. In a separate blog post Google noted that four out five online publishers lack a mobile-optimized site and are thus at risk of “losing their fastest-growing audience”.

Google has also completed  a survey with the help of research firm Ipsos, about how consumers use their smartphones. Here are some of the findings:

  • Smartphone ownership has reached 44% of Population in Spain and 38% in the U.S.A.
  • 93% of U.S. smartphone owners use their phones every day
  • 88% of smartphone users in U.S. say they notice online adds

Read more on the InformationWeek article here: http://www.informationweek.com/news/mobility/business/232601587

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