The first smartphone was introduced into the market by software giants IBM in 1992. Since then the smartphone has become an essential device for many people worldwide, with nearly two thirds of all Americans owning a smartphone in 2016.
But have smartphones changed how we connect and communicate? Read our visual blog-post to learn more about the evolution of communication and how it has changed how we connect.
1 Source: Common Sense Media
2 Source: KPCB