The Mobile Phone: A Near-Ubiquitous Tool for Information-Seeking and Communication in the U.S.

According to a Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project national survey, “Americans and Their Cell Phones” (August 15, 2011), mobile telephones have become a near-ubiquitous tool for information seeking and communicating in the United States.

The survey shows that 83% of American adults own some kind of cell phone and that these devices have an impact on many aspects of their owners’ daily lives.

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