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…

Skype Celebrates 40 Million Concurrent Users Milestone

It looks like Skype use hasn’t slowed down at all after Microsoft acquired the company last year for $8.5 billion. And in the last couple of months, they have been announcing milestone after milestone on their blog. Near the end…

Redbox Hits 2 Billion Rentals With “Drive”

Movie-renting kiosk company Redbox has just announced a major milestone. When you combine all their rentals, both movies and games, Redbox has dished out over 2 billion discs. “We’ve always known how much America loves easy, affordable entertainment, and today…

UPDATED: Did Instagram Hit The 25 Million User Today? Yup!

It was only this past December when Instagram claimed to have 15 million users. A mere three months later, the number of people out in the world using the app to take digitally touched-up photos appears to have ballooned to…

Twitter Will Reach 500 Million Users In T-Minus 5 Hours

In a little less than 6 hours, Twitter will officially have 500 million registered users. This estimate is only slightly off from the projections made last month; on January 13, Twopcharts calculated that Twitter would hit the watermark on Valentine’s…

YouTube Now Has Over 4 Billion Video Views A Day

Whatever you were just doing in the very second it took you to start reading this sentence, an entire hour of video was uploaded to YouTube. And yes, another hour of video was uploaded per each subsequent second after that…

Twitter Will Likely Reach 500 Million Accounts Next Month

If you wanna express your Valentine’s Day sentiments to your sweetheart via Twitter next month, chances are they will see it because it’s official: everybody is on Twitter these days. And what’s significant about February 14? According to the Twitter…

Android Marketplace Hits 400,00K Download Mark

Following yesterday’s Flurry report that the last week of 2011 was the first time that the total amount of apps for iOS and Android devices crossed the 1 billion downloads milestone, Distimo has compiled data that shows the Google Android…

100 Million App Downloads And Counting For Mac App Store

Apple’s Mac App Store has hit a significant and impressive milestone. The company announced today that the store has seen over 100 million app downloads – in less than one year. Of course, that sounds like a lot – and…

Angry Birds Hits 500 Million Downloads

Rovio has announced via YouTube video that their hit game Angry Birds has just surpassed a significant milestone: half a billion downloads. That’s a lot of downloads in less than two years or existence. When you combine all the Angry…