Listed below are some of the behaviours of Hyperlinks on an iPad or iPhone Safari browser.
Tap – navigating to another webpage
When you tap on a hyperlink, the users will be taken to the linked webpage. This is the normal behaviour of the hyperlink.
Tap and hold for additional options.
iPad users can tap and hold on a hyerplink to access additional features such as Open, Open in New Tab, Add to Reading List and Copy.
Option to save image.
If a users taps and holds image linked to a hyperlink, they get an option to save the image on to iPad Camera roll.
Launch another application.
A hyperlink can also launch another application when a user tap on it. For example, in the below screenshot the users will taken to App Store for downloading the app when they tap on the View link.