An In-Situ Study of Mobile App & Mobile Search Interactions

  title={An In-Situ Study of Mobile App & Mobile Search Interactions},
  author={Juan Pablo Carrascal and Karen Church},
When trying to satisfy an information need, smartphone users frequently transition from mobile search engines to mobile apps and vice versa. However, little is known about the nature of these transitions nor how mobile search and mobile apps interact. We report on a 2-week, mixed-method study involving 18 Android users, where we collected real-world mobile search and mobile app usage data alongside subjective insights on why certain interactions between apps and mobile search occur. Our results… CONTINUE READING
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