This infographic from Pew Internet & American Life summarizes their research on the use of the Internet for politics.
This year, the amount of time US consumers spent using mobile devices will grow 51.9% to an average 82 minutes per day, up from just 34 minutes in 2010.
Nearly half of all US news users told Pew they didn’t like to see ads on any digital platform where they read the news.
Pew found that getting the news was the No. 2 activity conducted on tablets both on a daily and weekly basis, not far behind email.
Some 27% of registered voters who own a cell phone have used their phone during this election campaign to keep up with news related to the election or politics.
A slight majority of digital news consumers get their information from web-native sources like the Huffington Post or the Drudge Report, while 43% use digital versions of established news sources.
Visually-focused content may be on the rise, but a catchy headline is still the biggest factor enticing Americans to read an online or print news article.
Mobile devices topped the list when CEOs were asked about the biggest drivers of growth in content consumption over the next three years.