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According to he most recent Pew Internet Project survey, cell phone use in the U.S. has increased dramatically over the past decade. 82% of adults today are cell phone users, and 23% of adults now live in a household that has a cell phone but no landline phone.
Of the 82% of adults today who are cell phone users, 43% have software applications or “apps” on their phones. When taken as a portion of the entire U.S. adult population, that equates to 35% who have cell phones with apps. This figure includes adult cell phone users who: