This Week’s Top Digital Media Stories – Week of September 28th

Our roundup of the digital media resources you may have missed this week:

Usage of Apple’s iOS 6 Hits Staggering Levels on First Day of Availability
Despite the negative feedback Apple has gotten about their new Maps app, iOS 6 is being adopted at unprecedented rates so far. New data from Chitika shows the trend of massive adoption in the first 24 hours that the software was available.

It’s Official: News Consumption is All About Social and Mobile
Recent research from the Pew Center into news consumption habits demonstrates that the impact of mobile and social continue to increase. Highlights of the report include that the number of people who said they regularly get news on a smartphone or tablet has ballooned from 9 percent to 15 percent, and the number who regularly access news on social networks has gone from 7 to 20 percent.

Forrester: iPhone App Users Young and Wealthy, Android App Users Skew Older
A Forrester Research report on mobile device users in the U.S. was released earlier this week. A key takeaway of the report is that users of apps tend to be both younger and more wealthy than those who solely use the Internet. Another fact shared is that Android app users are more likely to be older and less affluent than those downloading iOS apps.


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