should you develop a mobile apps for social networking ?

Why should our online community be on mobile app

Despite the many inherent benefits of social networking websites, mobile apps are becoming very popular. This is because majority of the users now basically browse the Internet using their mobile phones or tablets.  Currently most of the world’s population using smartphones and according to this study, total number of active smartphones in the world are expected to cross the 2 billion figure mark in 2016. Viewing and galloping the demand of smartphones and tablets communities are faced with more and more opportunities every day that will radically change how online communities will communicate and interact. There are more mobile devices in the world than the total number of computers and television units combined, meaning our online community needs a mobile presence to stay connected with its users. In this article, we discuss the advantages of develop a mobile apps for your social networking.

Benefits of mobile apps for social networking

  1. Internet Connection is Not Always Required :  Web browsing requires a user to launch a web browser, enter a URL and wait for the site to load , whereas mobile application only takes a second to launch a mobile app because the majority of the information is stored in the application itself making it possible to function offline.
    If we need to provide offline access to content or perform functions without a network/wireless connection then a mobile app will be a better option.
  2. Mobile Specific functionality or Processing : If we need certain mobile-specific functions such as Calling, SMS and GPS, Video Calling or if we need to access a user’s camera or processing power, for our online community website then, a mobile app will surely do that much more effectively.
  3. Quickly connect and interact : Users can quickly connect with the other users by using Mobile app which they can access any time, right in the palm of their hand. The point of a mobile app is to quickly connect and interact with users, making it a valuable tool for the online communites.
  4. Fast and easy to use : Having a smartphone seems to be the trend of the future of wireless communication. Mobile apps are very simple to use plus the devices are small, light and easily transported. There is no need to carry heavy big old bulky devices, when smartphone is available. The ease and convenience of accessing and sharing users information—from anywhere and at anytime.
  5. Reduce problem solving time : Users can quickly connect and interact with the other users to discussion and solved any problem by using Mobile app which they can access any time, right in the palm of their hand.
  6. Enhanced end-user experiences: User gets better user experience and responsiveness as screen loads faster than the website.
  7. Enable Push Notification : Enable Push Notifications for Direct Contact with users. Push notifications inform users on new information related to an app, providing valuable and relevant updates to users, even when the app is closed.

References

  1. http://dazeinfo.com/2014/12/18/worldwide-smartphone-users-2014-2018-forecast-india-china-usa-report/

Conclusion

Viewing and galloping the benefits of Mobile App and the demand of smartphones, we need a mobile app for our social networking websites. Feel free to contact us if you have any further queries.

should you develop a mobile apps for social networking ? was last modified: May 18th, 2015 by Pragmaapps