Computer scientists Maryan Kamvar and Shumeet Baluja analysed 1 million searches made using the firm's mobile search software. They found that "adult" material constituted 20 per cent of the searches on cellphones, but only 5 per cent on PDAs. Just 8.5 per cent of searches on desktop computers are for adult material.Source: New Scientist.
The Google team say that people regard their phones as intensely personal devices and so "may feel more comfortable querying adult terms" on them, perceiving a smaller chance of others discovering their activities.
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Posted on Monday, February 27 2006 @ 10:01 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck