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Checking in to locations with geosocial services like Foursquare is the least popular activity among smartphone users, finds a recent survey by the Pew Research Center.
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Kids today are practically born wired. No longer restricted to the home computer or school, digital media now accompanies them wherever they go thanks to the growing universe of mobile devices.
As the social media trend becomes a normal part of life for internet users the world over, it’s also becoming the most time-intensive activity on the web. The TNS “Digital Life” survey of internet users around the world found in September 2010 that on average, surfers spent 4.6 hours a week on social sites, compared with 4.4 hours on email, the most common internet activity. The TNS survey confirmed that not only is email the online activity with the highest overall penetration, but users also are still significantly more likely to send and receive email messages on a daily basis than they are to do any other activity.