The Levi’s Stadium app is said to change the role of mobile at sporting events forever. Fans will be able to instantly watch replays from their mobile devices in the stadium, choosing from a variety of different camera angles. The app will feature paperless ticketing and the ability to order food and drinks directly from your seat.
What it won’t change is the 49ers’ inability to beat the Seahawks.
Mobile payment users span all income levels, with the highest usage among those making less than $50,000 (32%) and more than $100,000 (29%) – Nielsen.
"The Beginning of the End of Smartphones" is a provocative headline that isn’t likely so.
Mobile now represents 62% of Facebook's total ad revenue, which reached $2.91B in Q2 2014.
Mobile phone penetration in Singapore is at 156%, according to Forrester.
17% of US internet users with an income of $150,000 or more have opted in to receive text message info and offers from luxury brands – eMarketer. Uninterested? I say it’s more likely that they haven’t been approached in compelling ways.
This year, for the first time, advertisers will spend more on mobile ads than on newspaper or radio, reported the Wall Street Journal.
Twitter stats: 70% male globally. 59% White. 29% Asian in U.S.
Fitbit tweeted to step it up near the end of the month. That zapping wearable competitor lets action speak louder than words.
Fixed raised $1.2 million for a mobile app that fights your parking tickets for you. It’s a tool to win on technicalities.
15% of Starbucks' revenue last quarter came from smartphone transactions.
The "demise" of tablets is the week's winner for gross exaggeration. Phablets will get some dollars. Tablet innovation will stem flow of others.
Where do mcommerce transactions take place? eMarketer says that mobile websites get 55%. Apps 34%.