[...] last summer Pew found
that more than 87 percent of English-speaking U.S. Hispanics owned a cell phone, vs. 80 percent of non-Hispanic whites. Another Pew study found that
, compared to the general American population, Hispanics use their cell phones more often, and they use more features on their phones.
Additionally, Pew found in 2009
that Hispanics were leading other ethnic groups in mobile internet access.
THI believes that mobile apps increasingly will drive Hispanic civic engagement. A 2010 Pew report
indicates that U.S. Hispanic smartphone owners are avidly embracing apps, for everything from video sharing to banking and more. And in general, apps are becoming a key tool for all kinds of political and advocacy campaigns -- from candidate-driven to grassroots.Read More