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Vimeo Boasts 14 Million Members and Over 675 Million Total Visits to End 2012 Vimeo Boasts 14 Million Members and Over 675 Million Total Visits to End 2012
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Vimeo says that their 2012 was amazing, now that they’ve grown to the size of the principality of Liechtenstein. Like most companies, Vimeo has released their 2012 year-in review, which features some interesting user statistics. Mainly, their member base has …

American Texters Send and Receive Over 41 Texts Every Day on Average American Texters Send and Receive Over 41 Texts Every Day on Average

Pew Research just looked into the texting habits of American adults and surprise: people like to text. What’s not to love, right? The fact that you don’t have to actually speak to another human being is reason enough to peck …

Asian Americans the Most Positive Toward Social Ads Asian Americans the Most Positive Toward Social Ads

According to a report from Nielsen, your susceptibility to and tolerance of social media advertising is tied to your ethnicity. Nielsen looked at interactions with social ads and found that Asian-American consumers are much more likely to react positively, all …

Only 2% of Facebook’s Local Business Pages Are Using Promoted Posts Only 2% of Facebook’s Local Business Pages Are Using Promoted Posts
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Back in May, Facebook began allowing page owners to pay to give their posts extended visibility in their fans’ news feeds. With Promoted Posts, Facebook gave business owners a way to make sure the right people see the right content- …

Spotify Gained Two Million Paid Subscriptions This Year Spotify Gained Two Million Paid Subscriptions This Year
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Music streaming service Spotify has just announced its current user stats, and they show that the company has increased its paid user base by two million this year alone. According to Spotify, it can now boast 5 million paid subscriptions …

“Ghost Town” Google+ Boasts 135 Million Active Users “Ghost Town” Google+ Boasts 135 Million Active Users
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Today Google launched Google+ Communities, which allows users of the social network to create and join large common interest groups complete with discussion, hangouts, and seamless sharing across the web. They also announced that former iPad app of the year …

Mobile Apps Are Becoming as Popular as TV Mobile Apps Are Becoming as Popular as TV
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According to mobile analytics company Flurry, you guys are buried in your devices – all the time. In fact, the time when mobile apps become the predominant form of media entertainment could be sooner rather than later. According to Flurry, …

Americans Spent a Collective 230 Millennia on Social Media During One Month in 2012 Americans Spent a Collective 230 Millennia on Social Media During One Month in 2012
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As a country, we are obsessed with liking, sharing, tweeting, and pinning. Seriously obsessed. Nielsen has just published their Social Media Report for 2012 and the numbers are staggering. According to Nielsen, Americans spent a total of 121.1 billion minutes …

Young, Female, Democratic Voters Wanted to Share It on Facebook Young, Female, Democratic Voters Wanted to Share It on Facebook
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If you logged onto Facebook on election day, you probably remember that the social network did their part to get out the vote by displaying a big voting reminder above U.S. voters’ news feeds. “It’s election day, VOTE!” it said. …

Facebook’s 1 Billion Users Have Uploaded 219 Billion Photos Facebook’s 1 Billion Users Have Uploaded 219 Billion Photos
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On Thursday, Facebook announced that it surpassed the 1 billion user milestone last month. The company celebrated with a new TV commercial comparing Facebook to chairs (which has drawn plenty of Clint Eastwood-related jokes out of the social media universe). …

Amazon Touts Prime Service With Boatload of Stats Amazon Touts Prime Service With Boatload of Stats

Today Amazon released a ‘look how awesome our Prime service is doing” update, and as a part of that self-promotion effort also gave us some pretty interesting stats about the seven-year-old program. First, Amazon is happy to announced that Prime …

The Facebook Beast Ingests 500+ TB of Data Every Day The Facebook Beast Ingests 500+ TB of Data Every Day

If Facebook’s underperforming stock value has made you think that the social media giant is withering away into nothingness, think again. The network is still a well-oiled machine, a beast of data processing that has some impressive numbers to back …

YouTube: 231 Million Total Olympic Streams, 500K+ Livestreams at Peak YouTube: 231 Million Total Olympic Streams, 500K+ Livestreams at Peak

Say what you want about the coverage of the 2012 London Olympics in the States (and I’m sure you have a lot to say), but YouTube and NBC’s partnership accounted for a lot of streaming hours over the two+ weeks. …

Facebook Sees 116 Million Olympic-Themed Communications Facebook Sees 116 Million Olympic-Themed Communications

The Olympics are over, and we can say, without a doubt, that this year was the first true “social media games.” And unprecedented amount of people took to social networks to not only discuss the action, but to follow athletes …

Spotify Has 15 Million Active Users, 4 Million Of Which Pay For It Spotify Has 15 Million Active Users, 4 Million Of Which Pay For It

If you actively use Spotify for your streaming music needs, you’re one of a growing number. According to Spotify’s CCO Ken Parks, who recently spoke at London’s Global Business Summit on Creative Content, the service currently boasts 15 million active …

Facebook’s Dominance Makes For A Big, Blue World Facebook’s Dominance Makes For A Big, Blue World

Although Facebook’s foray into the public market has left many with quite the bitter taste in their mouth, the company can take comfort in the fact that at least for now, they are without question dominating the world’s social media …

Your Grandma Isn’t the Only Grandma on Facebook Your Grandma Isn’t the Only Grandma on Facebook

Sure, to the younger users who poke fun at their grandparents (and parents, in some cases) for their often confusing interactions and general lack of understanding, it may seem like Facebook is no country for old (wo)men. As Facebook continues …

Japan Could Be The Next Big Facebook Market Japan Could Be The Next Big Facebook Market

In 2010, Japan’s population was a little over 128 million people, according to census data. But only 4.68 million people in the country were on Facebook – a paltry percent that shows the worldwide giant which boasts 900+ users has …

Facebook Now Boasts 901 Million Users Facebook Now Boasts 901 Million Users
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It’s not like we were unaware that Facebook was approaching 1 billion monthly active users. In their original S-1 filing at the beginning of February, they told us that they had 845 million MAUs, which obviously makes it the biggest …

Could Your Daily Commute Be Killing You?

Nobody likes the drive to work. Every day millions of people wait through seemingly endless traffic, and what is the reward? Another day at work. The average person spends 38 minutes a day in the car getting to and from …

Want A Good Drinking Buddy? Move To The Czech Republic

Anyone need a beer? If you’re reading this from the Czech Republic, there’s a good chance that you don’t need one because you already have one. That’s because they lead the world in annual beer consumption per capita, with a …