Digital Literacy with your Smartphone

Mobile Phone Statistics

Mobile is Taking Over Desktop Use

  • 51% of the time spent online in the US is on mobile devices.
  • Social media takes 25% of all digital media consumption and it is mainly accessed on mobile.
  • Mobile market share worldwide is 52.1% compared to the desktop market share of 44.2%.
  • 40% of people search only on a smartphone.
  • More than half of all video views come from mobile devices.
If you are 60+ years old and a Buncombe County resident seeing employment tech assistance, contact the Digital Literacy team to schedule time for one-to-one help for your:
  • Mobile device (Android-Google or iOS-Apple) 
  • Desktop computer (Mac, Windows, or Chromebook)

55+ Mobile Vs Desktop Usage Stats You Should Know in 2021. TechJury. Published March 12, 2019. Accessed June 6, 2021.