Once a year we honor our mothers with flowers, breakfast-in-bed, picnics, and gifts to show our gratitude for their part in shaping our lives. It’s difficult to quantify all that our moms have done for us. And like a son still learning from his mom, I learned something new that we all have to be thankful for.

This weekend, The Nielson Company released the following infographic on “the digital lives of American moms.” I’ll be the first to admit I had no idea that American moms are actively doing so much to shape our digital landscape. But then again, this wouldn’t be the first time that moms are quietly helping us without our knowledge.

Check out how active moms are in some of today’s hottest mobile and social trends.