The shift to smartphones over PCs has steadily been on the rise over the last several years and–based on our top mobile stories of the year–it goes without saying that it’s a trend that will only continue.
Over the last 12 months, the Investing News Network (INN) has reported on a range of mobile-web related stories that have caught the attention of our investor audience: from sports to to mobile video games to initial public offerings, investor interest was rabid in the mobile web space.
Here, INN takes a look back at the most read mobile web news stories we published over the year. If you missed them then it’s not too late: you can read what they were below.
First on our top mobile web stories of the year is this piece from January, when it was announced that Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) would be split following the Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) buyout, which would take place later in the year.
Also noted in the article was that Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer would resign following the sale.
The second most read mobile web piece of the year is the story on mobile app mammoth Snap (NYSE:SNAP), which officially went public earlier this year.
The day of its opening on the New York Stock Exchange, Snap’s shares end the trading day at $24 a share, well above its $17 per share IPO price.
Finally, our last most read mobile web news story of the year was this infographic done by Dot Com Infoway, which highglighs important facts investors should be aware of as it relates to mobile usage and mobile marketing. Click on the article for more information from the infographic.
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Securities Disclosure: I, Jocelyn Aspa, hold no direct investment interest in any company mentioned in this article.