This is one of these statistics that just remind you that the 2000’s are nearing their end; according to data published by Opera, young adults who use their browser use the mobile more than the traditional desktop to browse.

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“We have often said that the next generation will grow up knowing the Web mostly through their mobile phones,” said Jon von Tetzchner, Co-founder, Opera. “We see this trend already emerging in different regions around the world. The mobile Web will bring a profound change in how we connect with one another. I think the results from this survey already show that change taking place.”

Here are some more stats about the young folks from the US:

74% have browser the mobile web on public transit
30% have posted to their blog from their phone
90% have shared photos via picture messaging
44% have asked someone on a date via text message
15% have read an online newspaper via mobile “frequently”
15% have “never” read an online newspaper via mobile
56% have uploaded content to video-sharing sites
48% are “very comfortable” with the idea of purchasing goods online
70% have online friends they’ve never met in real life
51% of respondents in the U.S. use Opera Mini to access the web more than a desktop or laptop computer. (Most other countries have much higher percentages.)