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Mobile beats desktop traffic

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I wonder..

How much of that data is simply ad traffic which is free and easy to block on PC, but often requires paid-for apps on mobile devices?

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Mobile beats desktop traffic

New research has shown that over 50% of the mobile traffic is caused by facebook mobile background notification process.

Oh a new friend request!

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Netflix is 50% of all business internet bandwidth consumption in the US during the working day

but Netflix on a mobile phone consumes much less bandwidth...

This illustrates why those stats might be a little misleading as they may mean that the desktop usage is 10-fold exaggerated compared to the mobile usage.

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An important milestone

The transition to mobile is here. Surprised it took so long.

The pee sea can't dry fast enough to suit me.

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Meh

From an open web to little apps each with their own walled data garden

Apparently that's progress.

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It's the Negroponte Switch in action.

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Desktop / tablet ?

So what counts as a desktop versus a tablet?

Are they analysing user agents for web requests, or something to do with screen resolutions?

Does a 12" tablet count as a tablet but a 12" eeepc (remember them?) as a desktop?

Lies, damn lies, statistics and report headlines!

(mine's the one with the latest election polling figures in the pocket... no, for our parish council referendum - Don't be silly, we don't have a president!)

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