All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Milestones’

YouTube’s First Video Turns 10, in Case You Weren’t Feeling Old Today

If you woke up in a good mood, feeling young and spry, you’ll hate to know that YouTube’s inauspicious first video turns 10 years old today. “Alright, so here we are in front of the, uh, elephants. Uh. The cool thing about these guys is that, is that they have really, really, really long, um, trunks, and that’s, that’s cool. …

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WhatsApp on Pace to Hit 1 Billion Users by Year’s End

If WhatsApp keeps up its recent pace of user growth, the messaging app will have a billion monthly active users by the end of 2015. CEO Jan Koum recently announced the app has crossed the 800 million MAU mark. This makes WhatsApp the most popular messaging app in the world, with nearly 200 million more users than the messaging platform …

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Instagram Will Finally Verify Users as It Tops 300 Million

Instagram has just announced a significant milestone – 300 million users. The company says that its user base now shares over 70 million photos and videos every day and CEO Kevin Systrom says that 70 percent is international. Alongside this milestone announcement, Instagram is also unveiling a few changes to the app. First off, the company is finally making the …

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Roku Has Now Sold Over 10 Million Players

Streaming device maker Roku is celebrating a pretty significant milestone today. The company has announced that it has sold more than 10 million of its streaming players in the US. Roku debuted its first player, the Roku DVP, in May of 2008. Since then, Roku users have streaming over five billion hours of programming. Alongside its announcement, Roku gives its …

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Candy Crush Saga Hits Half a Billion Installs

According to game developer King, Candy Crush Saga has been installed over half a billion times – as in a 5 with 8 zeros. No word on how many millions have destroyed their devices because of level 65. Really really love it, love it, hate it, or really really hate it, there’s no denying its popularity. “The past year has …

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Imgur Reaches 100,000,000 Unique Monthly Users

Imgur has now reached a new milestone with 100,000,000 monthly unique users. While certainly helped in no small part by reddit users, the company recently launched its mobile apps, which have no doubt contributed as well. The iOS app has been downloaded 92,000 times, and the Android app has been downloaded 200,000 times. The Android app has been out longer, …

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Facebook’s ‘Every Phone’ App Hits 100 Million Monthly Users

Although Facebook’s smartphone apps like Facebook for Android and Facebook for iOS get most of the attention, it’s important to understand that much of Facebook’s mobile penetration, globally, involves a lesser-heralded app – Facebook for Every Phone. And the app, which services over 3,000 types of feature phones across the world just hit a huge milestone. According to Facebook, Facebook …

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Every Second, 800+ Apps Are Downloaded from Apple’s App Store

As we told you on Wednesday, Apple’s App Store just hit a huge milestone – 50 billion total app downloads (excluding re-downloads and updates, of course). Today, they made it official with a release that mentions a couple other interesting facts. Count one second. Good. In that time, 800 apps were downloaded from Apple’s App Store. That pace means that …

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Apple Hits 50 Billion App Downloads

Nearly two weeks ago, Apple announced that they were just about to hit the 50 billion milestone in terms of apps downloaded in the App Store. Today, the company finally hit the mark. Apple hit 40 billion app downloads back in January, so that means that they tacked on 10 billion downloads in around four months. If that rate hold …

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Apple’s App Store Approaches 50 Billion Downloads

Apple is about to hit another huge milestone, and once again they’re giving away a pretty sweet prize in celebration. This time, it’s 50 billion App Store downloads that’s fast approaching, and the person who puts them over the top is going to win a $10,000 App Store gift card. “As of today, nearly 50 billion apps have been downloaded …

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Pandora Hits 200M Users, 1.5B Hours Streamed in March

Internet radio service Pandora has just announced a pretty significant milestone: 200 million registered users in the U.S. Pandora signed up its first user in 2005, and had hit 100 million users six years later in 2011. It only took them less than two years to add on the next 100 million. 67 million are considered “monthly active listeners.” “We …

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Tumblr Tops 100 Million Blogs, Which House 44 Billion+ Posts

Tumblr has just hit a major milestone in its path to blog network domination. Today, Tumblr officially topped the 100 million blog mark. Tumblr currently has 100.1 million individual blogs, which are responsible for 44.6 billion posts. The Next Web first noticed that the ticker had crossed the 100 million mark. Tumblr, which was founded in 2007, hit 50 million …

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