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Guess How Many WordPress.com Blogs Were Created In 2014

We may be nearly a week into January, but there are still some interesting year-in-review posts coming out from major Internet companies. On Monday, Amazon gave us a look back at third-party seller performance in 2014, for example. Now, Automattic is sharing some numbers for WordPress.com blogs, and they’re quite “Im(Press)ive” as the company puts it. There were a total …

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Amazon Sellers Sold Over 2 Billion Items In 2014

Amazon just announced that sellers reached a new record in 2014, selling over 2 billion items worldwide. The company is sharing a whole bunch of stats. For example, over 2 million sellers account for over 40% of the total units sold on Amazon. China and Hong Kong-based sellers saw significant international sales growth at 80% year-over-year. “It’s been a record-setting …

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Ustream Streams New Year’s Eve From Time Square

Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, which are the co-organizers of New Year’s Eve in Times Square, are streaming the big celebration tonight on Ustream. The broadcast will last for six hours. It will be live, obviously, and will be free of commercials, giving television broadcasts a real run for their money. The show begins at 6:00 PM Eastern, and …

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Reddit Had 71.25 Billion Pageviews In 2014

We’ve seen a lot of year-end posts from most of the major Internet companies, but only now are we getting something for reddit. This one is interesting because it actually includes stats for the site. Here’s what reddit is reporting for 2014: 71.25 billion pageviews Over 8 thousand active communities 54.9 million posts and submissions 535 million comments comprised of …

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Twitter Looks At Top New Year’s Resolutions

We’ve already seen Twitter’s dive into the most discussed topics of the year, as well as a third-party look at the most discussed news items on Twitter. Now Twitter is looking ahead to the new year. “Throughout 2014, we saw Twitter used to celebrate World Cup victories, inspire political activism, and explore the universe,” says Twitter data marketing manager Elaine …

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Wikipedia Lists Ten Most Edited Pages Of 2014

Earlier this month, the Wikimedia Foundation released its first-ever annual video looking back at the year in Wikipedia edits. The video gave us a glance at some of the most edited pages, but now, the foundation has released an actual top ten list (in ranking order) of the most-edited pages in the English language, as well as how many times …

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2014 Trending Topics Highlighted With Google Doodle

With New Year’s Eve here, Google is celebrating the end of the year with a doodle on its homepage pointing users to 2014 trending topics. It’s an animated doodle that shows the word Google turning into “2014,” with each number representing a different topic. If you click the doodle, it takes you to a search results page with one of …

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Here’s What The Internet Looked Like In 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time to look back at what the year brought, and what people were interested in. What better way to do that than to look at the lists provided by the major Internet services we use. What word sums up 2014 in your mind? Let us know in the comments. These lists have been …

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StumbleUpon Names Best Stumbles Of 2014

StumbleUpon often sends out emails to users alerting them of popular content it thinks they’ll be interested in. Now, the company has been sending out an email with the “4 Best Stumbles of 2014″. In fact, within the email it says, “The 4 Best Stumbles You’ve Ever Seen”. That might be a bit of a stretch, but let’s take a …

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Facebook Apologizes For Inconsiderate App

I’m sure you’ve seen it by now. Facebook has been giving users a feature that lets them look back on their year, and share that experience with their friends. The feature selects what Facebook’s algorithms deem to be the highlights of your year, and presents them in a nice little visual format. Not all Facebook users have had such a …

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YouTube Gives Its 2014 Year In Review In Playlists

YouTube recently gave us a look at the top ads of the year. Then the YouTube Trends team gave us their top picks for videos of the year. Now, YouTube is giving us the 2014 Year in Review. This review is presented through a series of playlists – one for each month. Enjoy. January February March April May June July …

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YouTube Trends Team Picks Best Of 2014

Google’s YouTube Trends team is sharing its picks for the best videos of the year. Seven members have compiled playlists to give us a look back. “Here at YouTube Trends HQ, when we weren’t logging “Ice Bucket” views, watching PSY smash records, and fastidiously cataloguing trending videos, we were watching a nauseating amount of web video,” the team writes. “In …

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