Do you know how to create a mobile website? Or more importantly, do you know what a mobile website is? There are many differences between mobile and traditional websites, which is why your website may not work for many smart phone users. For one Apple doesn’t support Flash (perhaps because Steve Jobs hates Adobe, but we’ll save that for another time), so we need to focus on HTML5, which is the next major revision of the HTML standard and is still in development. It can be frustrating that there’s such a disconnect, but learn it and move on – you don’t want to miss out on the mobile website movement.
Over the past several years, smartphone usage has exploded. There are more than 49 million smartphone users currently in the US (according to ComScore) and that number is only going to rise. According to Morgan Stanley research, mobile users will outnumber desktop users within five years.
The obsession with social media is obvious, especially Facebook, so it’s no surprise that the movie “Social Network” ranked #1 in box office. According to Mark Zuckerberg, there will be over 1 billion “likes” across the web in the just first 24 hours of the “Like” button – which launched April 21st. OK, pick up your jaw and continue reading.