Smartphone owners love shopping with apps – use them on average 17x month

From the Nielsen Wire: …Nearly half of American smartphone owners (47%) used shopping apps in June 2012, according to Nielsen. ¬†Overall, 45 million smartphone owners used apps in the Shopping/Commerce category, accessing shopping apps 17 times on average during June 2012.     More analysis: eBay, Amazon, and Groupon dominate with 60% of all uniques. …

Since the recession began in 2006 – blogging has exploded, growing 500%

Do you ever wonder how many millions of people, before the days of the internet, kept journals? Do you think the numbers would compare to the millions who are now blogging, tweeting, and social networking… — On to the real story: Millions More Bloggers and Blog Readers Here is another interesting fact about the recession. …