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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 …

Will Google+ Catch Facebook? Developers Say Yes Will Google+ Catch Facebook? Developers Say Yes
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Despite my documented skepticism, it is impossible to deny that Google+ is gripping the world of social media. Still in a testing phase, the new social network has already attracted 25 million users – users that are very excited about …

Google+ To Pass 10 Million Users Today, 20 Million By Weekend Google+ To Pass 10 Million Users Today, 20 Million By Weekend
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Early this morning on his Google+ account, Ancestry.com founder and entrepreneur Paul Allen wrote a lengthy post about user estimates on the brand new social network. His estimates show that the rate of growth of Google+ is not only strong, …

Twitter Boasts 200 Million Tweets Per Day Twitter Boasts 200 Million Tweets Per Day

Twitter has just released an impressive statistic on their blog, one that shows the company on a massive upswing. As of June, halfway through the year, Twitter is reporting 200 million tweets per day. 200 million. That’s a staggering figure, …

Google Tops A Billion Unique Monthly Visitors Google Tops A Billion Unique Monthly Visitors
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I think it’s safe to say that Google’s an Internet giant now. Google sites have surpassed 1 billion unique monthly visitors, based on comScore data for May. Take that, Facebook. Actually, take that, Microsoft. They’re number 2, followed by Facebook, …

Facebook Loses Members in U.S. & Canada, Still Dominates the World Facebook Loses Members in U.S. & Canada, Still Dominates the World
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The good news for Facebook is that it is still growing. Over the month of May the social network snatched up another 11.8 million users. In April they gained 13.9 million new accounts. And according to Inside Facebook, the service …

Most Of The Gamers On Facebook Are Women
Very cool infographic below designed by All Facebook showing statistics related to gaming on Facebook. Sources of the data include Nielsen, InsideFacebook and Games.com.

IE6 Falls Below 5% Usage in US, Europe, Still Beating Chrome
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Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome have taken up a good deal of the web browser headlines in recent memory. Google showcased its much-publicized speed tests for Chrome (even parodied by Opera), then launched a stable version for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Twitter Has Over 100 Million Users
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Update: Well Daines was right in that Twitter has surpassed 100 million users. At the company’s developer conference today, Twitter announced that it has 105,779,710 registered users, as well as that it gets about 300,000 new users a day, receives 180 million unique visitors a month, and 75% of traffic comes from outside of the Twitter website.

How Over 400 Million People Use Facebook
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Last week, as Facebook celebrated its sixth birthday, the company announced that it was surpassing the 400 million-user milestone. That’s one good reason why it pays for businesses to have Facebook Pages. That’s not the only impressive number though.

Facebook has released a whole slew of statistics about how the site is used by those people. Following are those statistics:

Key Stats Show Slump In Twitter Use

Here’s are some metrics that should concern those inside of Twitter:

  • The number of new users per month is down 20% since its peak in July 2009.
  • The average Twitter user has just 27 followers, down from a peak of 42
  • 80% of Twitter users have tweeted fewer than 10 times
  • The percent of active Twitter users is down to just 17%

Google Shows How People Have Been Searching

Before 2009 came to a close, Google provided a look (as always) at the most searched for terms of the year. It showed the top ten fastest rising and fastest falling terms on both a global scale, and in the U.S. Globally, "Michael Jackson" was the fastest rising, while "Beijing 2008" was the fastest falling. In the U.S., "Twitter" was the fastest rising (just above "Michael Jackson", and "John McCain" was the fastest falling (just over the Olympics).

Walmart Wins Thanksgiving, Amazon Wins Black Friday
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You may have read about the online price wars going on this holiday season between Walmart and Amazon. It looks like both companies are doing quite well as a result (not that that is much of a surprise). According to data from Experian Hitwise, Walmart was the top retail site on Thanksgiving Day, and Amazon was the top retail site on Black Friday.

The Massive Stats of Online Video

Of course everyone knows that Americans watch a lot of video. Why not, right? We spend a lot of time online and we like to make excuses to not exercise. It’s the perfect storm for YouTube and Hulu and the rest of the video distribution sites of the world. It is somewhat amazing though to see the numbers attached to it, though.

Baby Boomers Getting in the Online Dating Scene

If you are single and have not yet tried online dating, you will!   According to the Pew Internet & American life Project’s Online Dating Survey , by 2006 the majority of actively dating Americans had tried to score online at least once.  Highlights of the survey:”cute

TechCrunch Dethroned by Mashable as Top Tech Blog
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Michael Arrington’s TechCrunch has been the top tech blog for quite some time in terms of traffic. It has been discovered that Pete Cashmore’s Mashable has actually overtaken that title now.

Profit Per Employee Stats For Major Players


Statistics About Why People Use Twitter

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Interesting Statistics Of Who Is Using Twitter

Speaking of gold mines, Twitter is sitting on a huge one–if it could just figure out how to refine it into something we’d buy.

Women’s Online Habits Study

Want to know how to reach female shoppers online? Well a recent study might just give you a bit more of an insight into how.

A study by Microsoft with Ogilvy Chicago and Mindshare has given us some insight into the behavior of women online.

Beth Uyenco, Global Research Director of Microsoft’s Advertisers and Publisher Solutions explains more:

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