Tuesday, 15 December 2015

What Modern Internet User behaviors in online?

There is no doubt that the internet has changed our lives radically over the past couple of decades, bringing ease, convenience and new opportunities into the lives of both business and general users. When it comes to our use of the internet, we all have different habits and like to go on different types of sites. Some people use the internet mainly for research and information whereas others like to go online for fun, entertainment, and communication. Others have more practical uses such as going online to do the shopping to save the hassle and time involved in going out while many others go online to try and save money on things that they need.

Some of our habits when it comes to internet use

These days we all spend more time on the internet, as more and more services have moved online. The popularity of internet use has rocketed across all age groups – for instance, teens are now spending around 27 hours per week online according to reports, and this is partly due to many of them now having internet enables devices such as smartphones and tablets. Social media has become very popular amongst a variety of age groups and figures show that around 28 percent of time spent online these days is on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

According to Ofcom, the time we now spend online has rocketed by 100 percent in the space of just a decade, and this stems not just from the increased range of services available online but also the rising number of methods we are now able to utilise to go online. With PCs, smartphones and tablets now at their disposal people are now able to go online no matter where they are and for a variety of things. For example, many of us like to go online to enjoy entertainment while on the move or during our lunch break at work. A lot of people enjoy streaming movies and TV shows to watch online through one of a range of streaming sites now available. Others like to play games such as Roulette at sites such as Coral, where they are able to indulge in a variety of different table and slot games even if they only have a short amount of time available.

Statistical information has shown that on mobile devices, the top five activities include social media, entertainment, gaming, messaging and getting news or information. There was a slight variation in the top five activities via desktops, which included social media, entertainment, gaming, retail and email.
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