Mobile Marketing Data Laboratory recently conducted another survey that proved interesting despite the rather plain title of The use of smartphone camera apps.
Between the 14th and 16th of November 2013 558 members of the MMD Labo monitor group completed a private internet-based questionniare. The respondents were aged 18 or older, and all were smartphone users, but further statistics were not presented.
The reason I mentioned the silent camera apps being worrying in the headline is that although I’m sure it is only intended for not scaring pets or babies, hardly a week in Japan seems to go by without a public servant being arrested for upskirt photos, so a silent camera is one way to get around the mandatory shutter noise that all phones in Japan must make.
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Q1: How often do you take photos with your smartphone? (Sample size=558)
Q1SQ1: Have you downloaded any camera apps? (Sample size=541)
Q1SQ2: Which camera apps do you often use? (Sample size=327, multiple answer)
Q1SQ3: Do you share your photos to the following services? (Sample size=541)
| ||Yes, currently||Yes, previously||No||Not registered with service|
Q1SQ4: Do you post-process your photographs? (Sample size=541)
|Yes, always (to SQ5)||5.0%|
|Yes, sometimes (to SQ5)||33.8%|
|Not really (to SQ5)||18.5%|
Q1SQ5: How do you post-process your photographs? (Sample size=310, multiple answer)
|Adjust the size||74.2%|
|Apply colour filter||43.5%|
|Add bitmap stamp||28.7%|
|Use skin-enhancement tool||12.3%|
Other actions included adding a mosaic and cropping