Picture this: a C-level job for taking photographs and uploading them. The Hillside Beach Club Resort in Turkey, which is a Hilton location, is hiring a "Chief Instagram Officer". I’m guessing that the only dough tied to this will come from the pastry chef readying the CIO for the day.
Via WatchESPN, 2 million devices watched the World Cup, NBA Finals and/or U.S. Open last Thursday. It’s a new record for a day.
Two of five Hispanic Millennials are mobile-only Internet users, comScore says.
Here’s a stat that I don’t believe - 85 percent of consumers expect to turn to a mobile app first for customer service over the next year. It came from Portio Research.
I enjoyed this tweet from respected mobile analyst Ross Rubin - “Though I must say the colors on the Galaxy Tab S are more saturated than the fats in Cheesecake Factory menu items.”
There are smartphones as cheap as $25 in India and Indonesia, powered by Mozilla's Firefox. One quarter of the population worldwide will use a smartphone this year. Nine countries will surpass 50% smartphone penetration this year, eMarketer says.
I believe that this is a great point from a Google executive speaking at SMX - asking a user on your mobile site to install your app is like asking a girl to be your girlfriend right after you introduce yourself.
There's an app to find where 1 or more of the 6 Oscar Mayer Weinermobiles are. You're welcome.
One in 5 mobile apps is run just once, according to Localytics. That’s low, but better than it used to be.
There is a smart hoodie sweatshirt that can post to Facebook and send text messages. Help us.
I have carried an iPhone since v1 in 2007. I have not woken up one day hoping for a larger version. Have you?
I know that there are other "solutions" coming, but I’m shocked we're at this place with consistently inadequate and expensive in-flight WiFi via Gogo.