Smartphones gave way to the concept of voice search on personal devices, which eventually evolved into voice assistants and smart speakers in every other household.
Thanks to this, consumers have actively and willingly used the voice search function to conduct searches about anything imaginable, from directions while driving to replenishing their monthly supply of flavored coffee pods.
Voice search has continued to grow in popularity due to its ease of use, accessibility, and hands-off approach, which should be unsurprising.
For example, if you’re in the middle of preparing raw chicken for dinner, but forgot what temperature to set the oven to, you’re not going to want to touch your smartphone with sticky, bacteria-filled hands. Sure, you could go wash your hands, but when you’re already in the middle of cooking, it’s more of a pain to do that than speaking to a voice assistant to get the answer you need.
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If you want to learn more about what voice search is used for, who uses it, and other interesting statistics, keep reading or click below to jump ahead! All in all, voice search has given consumers a new wave of freedom by eliminating using anything other than one’s voice to seek answers to any questions they have.
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While it’s unlikely that voice search will completely wipe out our need for text-based online searches, it is highly likely that the competition will continue to grow. Ease of use is always the number one concern on consumers’ minds, so if there’s an easier way to retrieve information, make purchases, and browse the web, it’s guaranteed to shake up the internet as we know it.
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