Will Facebook Dominate Mobile Internet? Want to Bet Against It?


Amy Porterfield of the Social Media Examiner highlights some stunning figures from a new Morgan Stanley research document:

  • It is estimated that 17% of Facebook users currently access the site using a mobile device, and that number is estimated to skyrocket to 90% within 5 years.
  • Mobile Facebook users are 50% more active than non-mobile Facebook users.
  • 1 million users commented on their friends’ status changes on mobile devices within the first 24 hours of the mobile feature’s launch.
  • There are currently 180+ carriers in 60 different countries promoting Facebook mobile products.
  • Here’s a graph to show Facebook’s steady rise of mobile users:

Earlier, I mentioned that the impact of the mobile internet might actually (finally) be at hand for small business owners. This data seems to confirm it, in my view. There is a lot more data shared in Amy’s post. Read the whole thing.

(Image taken from The Mobile Internet Report by Morgan Stanley Research)

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Keven Elliff Google profile is a business development and marketing consultant who helps businesses, organizations, and individuals connect with customers. Keven advises solo entrepreneurs and small businesses, as well as large enterprises and nonprofits.

31. December 2009 by Keven Elliff
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