Understanding smartphone users and what they do : Office hours is the peak time for IM usage

Facebook is the most popular photo sharing service, followed by Twitter and Instagram. IM usage is maximum during office hours

Startup Signals recently conducted* a survey regarding usage of smartphone/apps and here are a few interesting results:

– IM usage is maximum during office hours, though equally spreads out during post-dinner and late evening sessions.

– Facebook is the most popular photo sharing service, followed by Twitter and Instagram.

– What about discover of apps? Interestingly, 41% discover new apps from app stores and only 15% discover new apps from news and websites.

– As far as most popular IM client is concerned, GTalk rules, followed by WhatsApp.




*: The survey was taken by 352 people and had an approx 60/40 distribution of India Vs Global participant .