According to the latest Pew Internet and American Life Project report, The Mobile Difference, 39% of Americans have positive and improving attitudes toward mobile communication devices, which in turn draws them further into engagement with digital resources.
The report, based on data collected in December 2007, found that:
- 8% of adults use mobile devices and broadband platforms for continual information exchange to collaborate with their social networks;
- 7% of adults actively use mobile devices and social networking tool, yet are ambivalent about all the connectivity;
- 8% of Americans find mobility lighting their information pathways, but have comparatively few tech assets at home; and
- 16% of adults are active conduits of content and information.