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Gmail Meter Tracks Your Email Statistics Gmail Meter Tracks Your Email Statistics
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If you’ve ever been curious about how you use Gmail, statistically, on a monthly basis – today is your lucky day. Google has just posted about Gmail Meter on the Gmail blog, a Google Apps Script designed to give users …

Kentucky Beats Kansas: On The Court And On Twitter Kentucky Beats Kansas: On The Court And On Twitter

On Monday night, the University of Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Kansas Jayhawks to clinch their 8th NCAA Tournament title. Kansas put together a nice little run at the end of the game to make it closer, but Kentucky simply dominated …

Twitter Turns Six, Claims 140 Million Active Users Twitter Turns Six, Claims 140 Million Active Users

At 12:50 pm on March 21st, 2006, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent out the first ever tweet. It said “just setting up my twttr.” Now, six years later, Twitter is an indelible part of millions of people’s lives. That’s right, …

Gamers Spend $2.3 Billion on Virtual Goods
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According to a recent study by PlaySpan, over one in four consumers spent money on virtual goods in 2011, with gamers spending an average of $64 a year. These figures represent a 100% increase from 2009. The rise in consumers …

Internet Gains 8 Users Per Second [Infographic] Internet Gains 8 Users Per Second [Infographic]

The nifty Pingdom infographic below will tell you that 7.9 people per second become new Internet users. That’s 2.3 Billion people, or 32.7% of the world’s population. So, what do we do on there? Let’s put that in perspective with …

Google+ Is Still A Bunch Of Dudes Google+ Is Still A Bunch Of Dudes

Google+ isn’t quite walking yet, but its motor skills are progressing quite nicely and its probably eating some sort of solid food by now. In its growth from newborn to 7-moth-old baby, one of the most talked about demographics of …

Google: Valentine’s Day Searches On The Rise Google: Valentine’s Day Searches On The Rise

What are you going to do for Valentine’s Day? If you don’t know yet, Google has a few tips for you. On the Google blog today, Jim Lecinski, VP of U.S. Sales for Google, posted some interesting facts about Valentine’s …

Super Bowl Search Stats From Google: Madonna, Tom Brady, and Live Streaming Super Bowl Search Stats From Google: Madonna, Tom Brady, and Live Streaming
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Facebook IPO Filed: View SEC Doc Here Facebook IPO Filed: View SEC Doc Here
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In one of the most anticipated filings in quite some time, Facebook has officially filed their S-1, and it looks like they’ve filed to raise $5 billion. Facebook has announced some interesting stats along with the IPO, including: We had …

Google+ Tops 100 Million Users, Could Have 400+ Million By Year’s End Google+ Tops 100 Million Users, Could Have 400+ Million By Year’s End
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Unofficial Google+ statistician Paul Allen (Ancestry.com founder) has been projecting Google+ user stats since day one. And his big news on Wednesday is that Google+ has busted through the 100 million user barrier. This comes just under two weeks after …

Super Bowl Facts: U.S. Census Bureau Breaks Down The Cities Involved Super Bowl Facts: U.S. Census Bureau Breaks Down The Cities Involved

Super Bowl XLVI is less than a week away. The first Super Bowl to ever be played in the state of Indiana will feature the New England Patriots and the New York Giants. February 5th is certainly a big day …

Apple Earnings Show iPhones Sold Faster Than Babies Are Born Apple Earnings Show iPhones Sold Faster Than Babies Are Born

Apple released their Q4 earnings yesterday, and reported a record revenue of $46.33 billion and a record net profit of $13.06 billion. Not only are these figures all-time records, but they absolutely demolished all expectations ($38 billion revenue). As part …

Comparing Apples to Apples Comparing Apples to Apples

When someone says the word apple, what’s the very first thing that comes to mind? Is it the fruit or the tech company? I bet plenty of people see an iPhone or Steve Jobs’ face in their mind’s eye when …

Data: People Don’t Actually Care That GoDaddy Supports SOPA Data: People Don’t Actually Care That GoDaddy Supports SOPA
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As if the news that the failure of MoveYourDomain Day wasn’t discouraging enough, here’s more terribleness: GoDaddy actually gained market shares last month while all the bad anti-SOPA sentiment was swarming them. According to WebHostingInfo, GoDaddy did see a very …

Google+ Hits 150 Million Active Users Google+ Hits 150 Million Active Users
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According to data collected by GlobalWebIndex, Google+ has skyrocketed in the past few months and can now boast over 150 million actives users. From GWI: When we looked into it further, we didn’t find anyone else who had any type …

2011 Is A Deadly Year For Journalists

In a world dominated by hi-def talking heads speaking from the climate-controlled comforts of high rise office studios, it’s important to remember those who actually risk their lives in order to secure the news. Sometimes the profession of journalism includes …

Google+ Has Its Third Best Week Ever, People Staying Longer Each Visit Google+ Has Its Third Best Week Ever, People Staying Longer Each Visit
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Experian Hitwise has some good news for Google+, as a new report says visits to the site are on an upswing. According to the data, Google+ received more than 6.8 million total U.S. visits (excluding mobile traffic) during the week …

Google+ Hits 50 Million Users, Adding 2 Million Every Day Google+ Hits 50 Million Users, Adding 2 Million Every Day
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According to estimates posted this afternoon, Google+ has really benefited from opening its doors to the public. Ancestry.com founder Paul Allen fancies himself an “unofficial Google+ statistician.” He says so right on his Google+ profile. He oftentimes posts users statistics …

In a Month, Americans Collectively Spend a Century on Facebook In a Month, Americans Collectively Spend a Century on Facebook
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Nielsen has just released their Q3 2011 Social Media Report, and there are some incredibly interesting statistics included in the findings. On the whole social media (blogs included) is a part of 80% of internet users’ lives. And people aren’t …

The Internet: Then and Now The Internet: Then and Now
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Today, let’s take a trip down Internet memory lane – to a time when “Google” most likely brought thoughts of something dirty, and Chrome was simply one of the color choices for your Windows 98 windows. OnlineUniversity.net brings us this …

Google+ Users Self-Employed, Students, Still A Bunch Of Dudes Google+ Users Self-Employed, Students, Still A Bunch Of Dudes
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Earlier this month, we showed you a data visualization from the folks over at Bime concerning the demographics of Google+ early adopters. That analysis was based on a little over 4.4 million Google+ users, a little under a fifth of …