Brits Are Obsessed With Taking Selfies

Posted: Aug 6 2015, 11:21am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

 
Brits are Obsessed with Taking Selfies
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  • Brits are obsessed with taking selfies on their smartphones reveals Ofcom!

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People in Britain have taken more than 1.2 billion selfies in the last year.

Ofcom recently released a Communications Market Report. According to the report people in the Isle of Britain are obsessed with taking selfies. In 2014 alone the British people took more than 1.2 billion selfies. The selfies were taken from their smartphones. Taking selfies has become the most popular way for Brits to get online.

As a result of the selfie fever smartphones have become the choice of device in the country. More people are using smartphones rather than laptops to connect online. This is the first time smartphones have become more popular than laptops in Britain.

In the report it is listed more than 33 percent of internet users prefer smartphones outright. While 30 percent prefer to use laptops to go online. In the report released last year more than 40 percent has listed laptops as their preferred devices.

Only 23 had chosen smartphones as their favorite device. Now smartphones have definitely risen in popularity. The reason may be due to the increased habit of taking selfies.

93 percent of adult in UK currently have a mobile phone. While 71 percent of them have a smartphone in UK. The statistics are landmark according to Jane Rumble. Rumble is the director of market intelligence at Ofcom.

Smartphone users also spend more time online. Smartphone users spend more than 2 hours online daily. While laptop users spend only 69 minutes. It is likely most of the time on smartphone was spent taking selfies. People in Britain have taken more than 1.2 billion selfies in the last year. Ofcom report also suggest smart-watches will rise next in Britain.

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