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Examples of Questions addressed in TUP 2017 – Communication

H01 man on phone long exp_fullbridgeprogram ccCommunication activities – from texting to voice and video calls – are a central use of connected devices. The many chapters of TUP 2017 reveal which devices users choose and use for their various types of communication. Furthermore, TUP drills down into which devices are being used by which market segments. So, you can see the impact communication has across each platform, ecosystem, and type of customer.

In addition to the following communication-related questions, the TUP 2017 Full Edition also includes many other chapters which comprehensively describe the most important devices and behaviors of technology users today.

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TUP 2016 Communication Activities Section (L3)


Communication is more than a phone call, and the mixture of modes continues to shift. Text messaging is more popular among some segments and on certain devices than on others. Similarly, email and video calls have claimed their own unique groups of users.
This section includes communication activities-related answers selected from the many questions in the comprehensive TUP survey. The key banner points are four: the primary device type for communication (PC, Media Tablet, Mobile Phone), Breadth of Communication Activities (Fewest, Moderate, Broadest), Primary Device Type (Smartphone, Tower Desktop, Notebook, Tablet), and Primary Device Operating System (Windows, Apple, Google). The data-rich deliverable is designed for quick recognition of important findings, including statistical testing and indexes comparing values to their national averages. This report results cover many key topics: user and household demographics, and activities (major, communication, device activities, PC activities, Home PC activities).

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Examples of Questions Addressed in TUP 2016 – Activities

Yes, people use their work computers for personal activities, and use the Smartphones they bought with their own money for their work. It’s not enough to only look at devices, or to ignore the workplace. That’s why the MetaFacts TUP service focuses on the full range of technology users, just as it has for over 30 years.TUP Spans a Full Range of Activities

The Activities Chapter of TUP 2016 features answers to the key questions describing how connected devices are being used. Spanning a broad range of activities – from social networking to shopping, and productivity to entertainment, TUP reveals who is focused on which technology activities. Furthermore, TUP drills down into which devices are being used for which activities. So, you will know just how much impact Smartphones or Tablets truly do or don’t have on PC usage.

Courtesy Mike Licht Creative CommonsThe Activities chapter of Technology User Profile (TUP) 2016 has eight main sections:

  • Social Networking
  • Shopping
  • Communication
  • Entertainment
  • Graphics/Image
  • Information/Search
  • Cloud Storage/Sharing
  • Personal/Productivity

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