Share of digital media time in the United States from June 2013 and December 2016, by platform

Share of U.S. digital media time spent 2013-2016, by platform This statistic gives information on the share of digital media time in the United States from June 2013 to December 2016, sorted by platform. In December 2016, mobile overtook desktop and accounted for 69 percent of total digital media minutes compared to desktop's 31 percent share. In total, mobile apps accounted for 60 percent of digital media time spent and smartphone apps specifically generated 51 percent of total digital media minutes.
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Share of digital time spent on mobileShare of digital time spent on mobile appShare of digital time spent on smartphone appShare of digital time spent on desktop
Jun '1351%42%33%49%
Dec '1353%44%35%47%
Jun '1667%58%49%33%
Dec '1669%60%51%31%
Share of digital time spent on mobileShare of digital time spent on mobile appShare of digital time spent on smartphone appShare of digital time spent on desktop
Jun '1351%42%33%49%
Dec '1353%44%35%47%
Jun '1667%58%49%33%
Dec '1669%60%51%31%
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This statistic gives information on the share of digital media time in the United States from June 2013 to December 2016, sorted by platform. In December 2016, mobile overtook desktop and accounted for 69 percent of total digital media minutes compared to desktop's 31 percent share. In total, mobile apps accounted for 60 percent of digital media time spent and smartphone apps specifically generated 51 percent of total digital media minutes.
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Release date
March 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
June 2013 to December 2016
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