All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘2012’

Here’s One of the Best 2012 Internet Video Compilations You’ll See

There are a lot of 2012 internet video compilations that have surfaced, and even though we’re already in February of 2013, I expect there will be plenty more. 2012 was the biggest year for internet video – bigger and more powerful than 2011, which was bigger and more powerful than 2010 and so on. Although there are a lot of …

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Etsy Had A Really Good Year In 2012

2012 was a good year for Etsy, to say the least. CEO Chad Dickerson took to the company blog this morning to share some stats about the year as Etsy’s growth continues to accelerate. “Growth of highly-personal shopping categories like wedding goods and home decor was strong in 2012,” an Etsy spokesperson tells WebProNews. “Jewelry, our #1 category, is still …

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Mobile Technology Had A Very Merry Christmas

According to research from Flurry Analytics, more iOS and Android devices were activated on Christmas Day than any other day of the year, and there were more activations of iPhones, iPads, Galaxy devices, Kindle Fires, and others, than any other day in history. The firm claims to detect over 90% of all new iOS and Android device activations on a …

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Here’s What People Were Stumbling On StumbleUpon In 2012

StumbleUpon recently put out an infographic reflecting on “what the internet was up to in 2012″. It certainly doesn’t feel like 2012 when you see Marilyn Manson near the top, but who am I to question the tastes of the StumbleUpon elite? “What was on Stumblers’ minds in 2012? We pulled data from our over 25 million members to see …

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LinkedIn’s Top 12 Stories Of The Year Unsurprisingly Very Business-Oriented

LinkedIn recently revealed its 12 most popular stories of the year, which included articles from Inc., Fast Company, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, and Entrepreneur, to name a few. Yep, it really is the professional network. The top 12 were: 1. The 8 Qualities of Remarkable Employees (Inc.) 2. What Successful People Do in the First Hour of Their Work Day (Fast Company) 3. Top Executive …

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Facebook Dominates U.S. Desktop Searches In 2012

Experian Marketing Services released some findings about search trends in the U.S. for the year. The firm finds that Facebook was the top search term for the fourth year, accounting for 4.13% of all searches (up 33% from 2011). The data is based on the top 1,000 unfiltered search terms in the U.S. across over 60 search engines. It does …

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Facebook Shares Its Favorite Hacks Of 2012

Facebook encourages its developers to work on side projects throughout the year. Some of those projects end up being cool ideas that manage to be integrated into the Facebook platform proper. Others are just awesome ideas that must be seen to be believed. The social network dubs these projects “hacks” and is now sharing the best hacks of 2012. Many …

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Video Looks At “What Brought Us Together” In 2012

People will never see eye to eye on every issue, but Jean-Louis Nguyen has attempted to showcase the events of the year that “brought us together”. Unfortunately, it involves a great deal of heartbreak. Still, it’s a pretty powerful video. Earlier, YouTube itself put out a year-end video reflecting on the site’s biggest hits of the year. It’s definitely a …

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News Was A Huge Draw For YouTube In 2012

2012 has proven to be a huge year for YouTube. The video sharing site has already looked back on a year of ads, and created a rather brilliant tribute to the biggest viral videos of the year. Now the site is looking back on the big news stories of the year, and the large role that YouTube played in getting …

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Hulu Posts Record Revenues In 2012, Hits 3 Million Subscribers

2012 is looking to be a stellar year for pretty much everybody who makes their livelihood on the Internet. The year has been especially kind to the folks at Hulu. The streaming service grew exponentially this year, and it looks like it’s going to keep growing. Hulu CEO Jason Kilar took to the company blog today to announce that Hulu …

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Here Are The Top 20 Ads Of 2012 According To YouTube

In the strange world that we live in, people have come to like advertisements. Heck, we even look forward to them when it comes to the Super Bowl. That’s because advertisers are increasingly seeking to entertain as well as push a product. This strange phenomenon has resulted in us ranking ads through various means. YouTube joins in this year with …

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Mozilla Looks Back On A Year Of Open Web Development

2012 has been a momentous year for the Internet despite the best efforts of lawmakers and International groups to knock it down a peg. Google and Facebook have already looked back over the year, and have shared some stats on what was trending over the last year. Now Mozilla, makers of the popular Firefox browser, has prepared its own retrospective …

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