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Consumers turned to their mobile devices in growing numbers and frequency throughout last year, according to data from measurement firm comScore. Text messaging led as the top mobile activity with 68% of U.S. mobile subscribers texting, while more than half of Americans took a photo with their mobile device. Almost 16% of Americans accessed sports information on their mobile devices, just above those who said they listened to music. Listed below are the top mobile activities among Americans from last year (comScore).TOP MOBILE ACTIVITIES IN THE U.S.
ACTIVITY% Sent text message68.0% Took photo52.4% Accessed news and information39.5% Used browser36.4% Used app34.4% Used e-mail30.5% Accessed weather25.2% Accessed social networking or blogs24.7% Played games23.2% Accessed search21.4% Captured video20.2% Accessed maps17.8% Used instant messaging17.2% Accessed sports information15.8% Listened to music15.7%