Having emerged less than fifteen years ago, research based on mobile methods is a young and developing form of inquiry. While there are many examples of scholars using, in effect, mobile methods before the turn of the twenty-first century in anthropology, sociology and some other disciplines (e.g. Kozol, 1995; Lynch, 1960), systematic applications and methodological reflections of mobile methods are more recent, with the earliest articles published in the 2000s (Anderson, 2004; Ingold, 2004; Kusenbach, 2003; McDonald, 2005). From then on, and especially since around 2010, the literature on mobile methods has grown dramatically in both volume and coverage. Mobile methods are now explored in a wide variety of academic disciplines, from communication to geography to health studies, and on several continents. ...