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People Are Now More Glued to Their Phones Than the TV

People Are Now More Glued to Their Phones Than the TV

By Josh Wolford November 20, 2014

Mobile devices have, for the first time, overtaken television in the fight for our eyeballs. According to a report from Flurry, using data from comScore and the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans now spend 177 minutes per day, on …

Wikimedia Sites See 500M+ Uniques a Month Wikimedia Sites See 500M+ Uniques a Month

Wikimedia sites, which include Wikipedia, Wikionary, Wikibooks, Wikimedia Commons, Wikiquote, and nearly a dozen more, now see over 500 million unique visitors a month. The previous high was set in May of 2012, when Wikimedia Foundation sites saw 492 million …

Snapchat Sees an Incredible 150 Million Photos Daily Snapchat Sees an Incredible 150 Million Photos Daily
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Are you snapping ephemeral photos with the Snapchat app? If not, you may be quickly becoming the minority. Apparently, Snapchat is processing more photos daily than Instagram. And not just more – nearly four times as many. The figure was …

Pandora: 200M Users, 1.5B Hours Streamed in March Pandora: 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 …

YouTube Now Serves a Billion+ Unique Users a Month YouTube Now Serves a Billion+ Unique Users a Month
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YouTube has just announced a huge milestone, one that shows just how powerful the world of online video really is. The Google property and most popular video site on the internet has just hit a billion unique users every month. …

Spotify Adds 1M Paid Subscriptions in Just 3 Months Spotify Adds 1M Paid Subscriptions in Just 3 Months
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Spotify has tacked on a million paid users just a little over three months. That’s the word from SXSW, where the company has announced that they can now boast 6 million paid subscribers. Back in December, Spotify announced that their …

Facebook Dominates Share of U.S. Users' Online Time Facebook Dominates Share of U.S. Users' Online Time
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We know the Facebook is the most popular social network in the U.S., and even in the world in terms of total active users. In fact, it dominates. But just how big of a lead does Facebook have on other …

The Super Bowl Stole Eyes Away from the Internet The Super Bowl Stole Eyes Away from the Internet

Although it may have felt like your Facebook news feed, Twitter streams, and other social media networks were flooded with updates about Beyonce, the big blackout, ads, and Joe Flacco – Super Bowl XLVII didn’t drive people online. In fact, …

Super Bowl Facebook Buzz Led by Beyonce, Blackout Super Bowl Facebook Buzz Led by Beyonce, Blackout

Sunday’s Super Bowl was interesting for a couple of reasons apart from the actual game, and the Facebook data proves that. According to Facebook’s data analysts, two of the top three most-talked-about moments of Super Bowl XLVII had nothing to …

Let's Learn Some Stuff About Our Brains, Shall We?

Today, our favorite YouTube science illustrators want to teach you about fast thinking and slow thinking with some cool brain tricks. I can see no reason why we shouldn’t oblige them. Long story short, your fast thinking mechanisms in your …

Reddit Releases AMA Stats, and Actors Dominate Reddit Releases AMA Stats, and Actors Dominate

Reddit has a big 2012. Really big. Like, 37 billion pageviews big. The site has made its way from simply a popular site among the internet community to mega-popular site among the internet community that also gets talked about on …

LinkedIn Hits 200 Million Members LinkedIn Hits 200 Million Members
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Today, LinkedIn is announcing a pretty significant milestone. The social network for professionals has just topped 200 million members. For reference, LinkedIn hit 100 million members back in March of 2011 – meaning it’s taken them nearly two years to …

Kickstarter Gives Us Their 2012 Year-in-Review Kickstarter Gives Us Their 2012 Year-in-Review

Online crowdfunding leader Kickstarter may be a little late to the game – but late is bette than never, right? They’re finally published their 2012 year-in-review, and it’s in the form of a fun little slideshow that not only displays …

1% of the World is Drunk and Other Awesome Facts

Our favorite YouTube science animators AsapSCIENCE are back with another video of cool scientific facts, and this one contains some mind-blowers. Did you know that beer has all the minerals necessary to keep you alive, and that one single ejaculation …

Facebook Conquering the World, Trails in the East Facebook Conquering the World, Trails in the East
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It’s Facebook’s world – every other social network is just living in it. Big blue’s virus-like spread has been well-documented, as the company has spent the past three years making up ground in countries like Brazil, Mexico, India, and more …

Imgur Boasts 364 Billion Image Views in 2012 Imgur Boasts 364 Billion Image Views in 2012

Image-hosting powerhouse Imgur has just unveiled their year-end statistics, including the top 12 images of 2012. Why 12? Well, Imgur started this wrap-up in 2010 with the year’s top 10 images. Last year it was the top 11 images of …

Gotye Claims Spotify’s Top Track of 2012

Another day, another year-in-review from a popular site or app. This time it’s Spotify’s turn to unveil the top tracks, artists, and albums of the year, according to their streaming and sharing stats. Congratulations Gotye, your song “Somebody That I …