Google now considers itself as a "mobile first" company. During a presentation at the 2012 Open Mobile Summit in San Francisco, three Google executives reportedly said that a majority of Google's users will access its services through mobile devices in 2013. ... The Google trio included global marketing director for mobile and social advertising Rikard Steiber
, YouTube’s global director of platform partnerships Francisco Varela
, and general partner at Google Ventures Rich Miner. All three admitted that Google now considers itself as a "mobile first" company....
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