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Pingdom’s estimates on what happened in the internet universe in 2010

January 19, 2011

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Internet 2010 in numbers- Royal.Pingdom.com did an interesting takeoff on the actual numbers and growth in 2010 of emails, Social media, number of websites, etc, etc. Email 107 trillion – The number of emails sent on the Internet in 2010. 294 billion – Average number of email messages per day. 1.88 billion – The number […]

Digital Chocolate launches 2 new social games that hit the weekly game list top 25 gainer list by Daily Average User (DAU)

November 11, 2010

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From Inside Social Games, As you can see, Hollywood City and Vegas City just hit the charts. Both by Digital Chocolate, the creator of Millionaire City, you can expect to see these games continue to track well. Another interesting note- FarmVille hasn’t really grown much week over week (although it is the largest Facebook social […]

New report shows the majority of the Fortune 500 embrace social media usage through Facebook and Twitter

November 11, 2010

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Here is a new report from CMR at UMass. Lots of good information on current trends in social media at the big companies. You can get a copy here. Interesting to note that although Blogging by F500 has appeared to level out year over year (1% growth; 23% have corporate Blogs), Facebook and Twitter have […]

Using Facebook to graph out when couples break up

November 8, 2010

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Now this is interesting stuff to those of us that tuck away useless pieces of data and information. But it is kind of interesting to note these types of trends. Once you get 2 points on a data line, you have a trend and this is just one of many such tidbits that you could […]

Netscape Mafia release RockMelt web browser with a social twist

November 8, 2010

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. NYT — Silicon Valley is awash in tales of the “PayPal Mafia,” the tight-knit group of PayPal alumni who have helped one another start and finance a crop of new companies. But William V. Campbell, who is something of a godfather figure in the Valley, said, in a rare interview, “There is […]

New report on Global Internet usage- Mobile is the sleeping giant.

November 6, 2010

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The Internet is the Internet whether accessed through wired or wireless portals- thats just one of the findings from Sandvine’s Fall 2010 global internet trends report. Once again, nothing really new here to report from an intuitive standpoint. However, from a relevant research POV, this is exciting stuff. Just one example- in North America we leave […]

Zynga to launch Android based mobile games starting with Zynga Poker and not FarmVille

November 4, 2010

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(Games Beat) Social game maker Zynga said it’s launching games on Android-based mobile phones, beginning with Zynga Poker-which has about 36 million monthly and six million daily active users on Facebook. The company, which has become famous for its games on Facebook, recently launched games on Apple’s iPhone. Its support for Android is a vote […]