How People Use Their Cell Phones
Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
More than half adult cell owners use their phones to go online. See what else people do with their phones.
|Percentage of cell owners |
who use this feature
|Send and receive text messages||81%|
|Access the Internet||60|
|Send or receive mail||52|
|Get directions, recommendations, or other location-based information||49|
|Listen to music||48|
|Participate in a video call or video chat||21|
|"Check in" or share your location||8|
Source: Pew Research Internet Project, 2013.