Just when we had all mastered the ins and outs of Facebook and Twitter, there’s a new kid on the block, and it’s changing the way things are done.
And much like real life, you are under no obligation to share information with someone just because they choose to do so with you. Someone can add you to their circle and share posts, photos and other things with you, but you don’t have to add them to one of your circles in return, so your personal life stays personal.
Through flexible privacy and sharing options, Google has addressed the concern many people have that online interaction inhibits real-world socialization. Google+ seamlessly integrates natural human social habits into an online community, and that’s what sets it apart from the rest.
Recent surveys by and indicate that more smartphone users are favouring the . According to Nielsen, half of the smartphones purchased over the past six months were Android devices. Rounding out the top are the at 23% and at 15%.
Android is looking to hold this position for at least a little while – 31% of people surveyed who plan on getting a new smartphone said their top choice would be an Android. Once again, the iPhone came in second with 30% and Blackberry trailed in third place at 11%.
The smartphone landscape is a fast-changing one. Only six months ago the same survey indicated a clear lead for the iPhone – 33% claimed it would be their smartphone of choice, with the Android sitting at only 26%.
Whether it’s the Android or iPhone in the lead, having them collectively represent the majority of smartphone users is exciting for us. Both operating systems use the Webkit Engine to render websites. This means we can create content for both at the same time, creating greater consistency for you and your customers.
And finally, it’s important to remember that no matter what surveys are saying about the population in general, every business is different and has unique needs. What smartphone operating systems are your customers using? What about your staff? You know your business best and we’re here to help you take it to the next level!