Respondents of the Microsoft-World Editors Forum study believe personal technology creates job opportunites, particularly those respondents from developing countries, especially according to respondents in the BRIC countries: Brazil, 80 percent; India, 74 percent; Russia, 73 percent; and China, 65 percent. Meanwhile, those from France and Germany show concern that personal technology has negatively impacted employment, with 19 percent and 18 percent saying so, respectively.
World Newsmedia Network has published Global Digital Media Trendbook each year since 2006. The 2014 trendbook contains 500 data sets and 230 pages of analysis about digital media usage and revenue patterns, including this data set. To download the GDMT free executive summary, go to www.wnmn.org