A quarter of Facebook and Instagram users buy via the social media platform Ede, November 13, 2019 - The share of mobile within online purchases will increase rapidly over the next five years. For example, about two thirds of online buyers now use their mobile to shop via the internet and half of this group expects that they will do most of their online purchases via a smartphone in five years' time. This is evident from the ShoppingTomorrow Consumer survey, which GfK conducted in collaboration with research platform ShoppingTomorrow.
Here you can read more about voice, controlling hardware through voice commands. Currently the platforms Amazon, Google and Facebook are working hard to develop a digital assistant that can understand and correctly interpret voting assignments. Applications are agenda, music, ordering, Uber and online search. While voice promises to let us stare less at the screen, there are also several incidents in which a TV image led to orders, or a private conversation was saved and forwarded. Privacy issues have not yet been properly addressed.