March 12, 2020: Just over half — 50.1% — of all time spent online today is enjoyed on a mobile device.
The Digital 2020 Global Overview Report released by We Are Social reports that 92% of internet users connect via mobile. However, the report notes, "computers continue to play an important role in our connected lives."
Fifty-three percent of web page requests come from mobile devices while 44% come from computers and just under 3% come from tablet devices.
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- We Are Social, "Digital 2020: 3.8 Billion People Use Social Media," January 30, 2020
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