Vine is the year’s fastest-growing mobile application to-date, with its global audience increasing by an estimated 403% from Q1 through Q3 2013.
Young Americans are more likely than the average shopper to use their mobile devices for a range of shopping activities.
Despite having a highly engaged mobile user base, Twitter falls behind Google+ in mobile application popularity around the world.
Google Maps was the No. 1 app used for local searches on phones and tablets, at 35% and 25%, respectively.
Google ranks as the top site, with 17.3% market share of visits.
Of all the various types of pages and websites used by travelers, Google Maps is the most heavily trafficked, particularly on mobile.
Top 10 travel websites among US Internet users, ranked by market share of visits.
On Android, the Google Search app had the greatest number of average monthly unique users, followed by apps for Gmail, Facebook, Google Maps and YouTube.
Apple Maps was so bad that people refused to upgrade to iOS 6 until they could get Google Maps.
Among the top 15 apps, 12 have a social and/or local component.