A recent poll found that smartphone users are increasingly using shopping applications. In 2013, overall app usage grew by 115%, but the rate of growth slowed in 2014 to 76%. However, the opposite was true for shopping and lifestyle apps. Usage grew by 77% in 2013 and jumped in 2014 with a 174% increase, according to data from Flurry. With in-store beacons becoming more prevalent and engaging shoppers in new ways, this mobile growth trend seems set to continue in 2015.
Aug 09, 2012
Every week, EContentmag.com highlights hot stories and links on digital content and digital media. Here are the latest links for the week of August 6, 2012, with stories on covering the Olympics, Facebook photo sharing, a telling survey on Big Data, and more.
Amazon Cloud Player Now Available on Sonos
New Facebook App Transforms Facebook Photo Sharing
VICE Publishes Full Digital Edition on Issuu
London Olympics Beginning Multi-Platform Revolution
New Survey Reveals Big Data is Helping Companies Capture Sales Growth
OpenText Solutions Help UK National Press Photographers Showcase Visual Story of the Olympics
SurveyPlanet Launches Free Online Survey Tool
Toon Goggles to Launch on Google Play App Store