Last week we asked you how many apps you have installed on your phone. As a former graduate student, I must say I expected the results to form a nice bell curve, with the mid numbers getting the highest number of votes, with the very low and very high numbers getting the least amount of votes. Boy, was I wrong!
Out of 427 votes in total, the breakdown was as follows: 1% have no apps installed, 6% have 1-10 apps, 10% have 11-20 apps, another 10% have 21-30 apps, 6% have 31-40 apps, 9% have 41-50 apps, a full 20% of the voters have 51-100 to apps, and, incredibly, 39% have over 100 apps. Seems like I underestimated our readers!
Full results and this week’s poll after the jump.
Don’t forget to check out last week’s best comment by David R, who impressed us all with his efficient use of apps, even at 77, and won 150 reward points for his comment!
This week’s poll question is: What Do You Think Of Sponsored Posts On Social Networks?
Do you remember when Facebook was free of ads? At the beginning of the social-network boom, the companies who run them were still looking for the right way to make money. Today it’s pretty clear: ads. But on most networks, these are not regular ads like you see on many websites, or even on Facebook’s right sidebar, but rather sponsored or promoted posts. You can see these on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and many other platforms, where companies pay to have their content appear in a prominent place on our feed. Granted, it’s not the only way to place ads, but it’s a good way to make sure we see them. What do you think of this trend? Do you mind these posts? Do you use them? Would you rather see regular ads or pay to prevent them from appearing?
Mind that this poll is not about ads on websites in general, but specifically about sponsored posts on social networks. We already had a great discussion about general ads in the past.
Don’t forget to tell us why you mind or don’t mind these sponsored posts, and how you deal with them. Add your opinion below!