Overall, there will be 1.58 billion mobile phone social network users worldwide in 2015.
China and the UK, have much higher proportions of online-to-total retail sales than the US, and ecommerce trends in each market are unique.
For app advertisers, the cost per install (CPI) is significantly higher on iOS than Android devices.
On a country-by-country basis, the US is by far the leader in total media ad spending.
Among US internet users who used social networks to follow sports, Facebook was the top platform used, cited by 70% of respondents—30 percentage points ahead of No. 2 YouTube.
Smart phone users in the US ranked far behind their counterparts in most mature countries with respect to use of mobile messaging services.
India and Indonesia will see the most consistent growth patterns throughout our forecast period, both experiencing increases well above 50% this year.
The majority of non-voice mobile time is likely being spent with apps rather than the mobile web.
6 in 10 mobile internet users from 14 key markets around the world say they typically go online to surf the web mostly (37%) or exclusively (23%) from their mobile phone.
China will take in more than six of every 10 dollars spent on eCommerce in Asia-Pacific this year and nearly three-quarters of regional spending by 2017.