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Royal Pingdom » Internet 2010 in numbers

Royal Pingdom » Internet 2010 in numbers
What happened with the Internet in 2010? How many websites were added? How many emails were sent? How many Internet users were there? This post will answer all of those questions and many, many more. If it’s stats you want, you’ve come to the right place. We used a wide variety of sources from around the Web to put this post together. Prepare for a good kind of information overload. 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 of email users worldwide.480 million – New email users since the year before.89.1% – The share of emails that were spam.262 billion – The number of spam emails per day (assuming 89% are spam).2.9 billion – The number of email accounts worldwide.25% – Share of email accounts that are corporate. Websites 255 million – The number of websites as of December 2010.21.4 million – Added websites in 2010. Web servers Domain names Internet users Social media Web browsers Videos

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Four Lessons From Evernote’s First Week On The Mac App Store Editor’s note: The following guest post is written by Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote, which is currently the No. 5 app in the Mac App Store. It also didn’t hurt that the app has been prominently featured by Apple. We just finished our first week on the Mac App Store and it might have been the most important week in Evernote’s history. 100+ Google Tricks That Will Save You Time in School – Eternal Code [via] With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for you, so why not latch onto the wide world that Google has to offer? From super-effective search tricks to Google hacks specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time. Search Tricks

FP Marketing: Why are Canadians ‘friends’ with brands? Canadians love social networking, and according to a new study, that love extends to their favourite brands online. Data from the global research project TNS Digital Life reveals that on average, Canadians are friends with five brands on pages such as Facebook to go along with an average of 120 real friends. Women have more brand friends than men (six compared with four), and younger social networkers have more than double the number of brand friends than older ones — ages 16 to 20 have an average of 10, while ages 45 to 60 year-olds have four. Among social networkers, 29% have written positive or negative comments about a brand, and 25% say they take those comments into account when making purchase decisions. In addition, 26% have looked for products or services within their social networks and 15% have clicked on embedded ads.

About « The Overview Blog This blog is about the “Overview Effect”, the most commonly used term in the space community to describe the effect of space travel on the minds and lives of the astronauts. It’s dedicated to exploring every aspect of this experience; what causes it, the astronaut’s descriptions of its many aspects, as well as how the experience has affected them personally and often shaped their later lives; effects that they have nearly universally described as positive and often life changing. Effects they think will change the world. “No one who went into space wasn’t changed by the experience…I think some of them don’t see what happened to them.” - Dr. Don't Make Me Steal x Sign using this form: Or login with Facebook/Twitter to sign automatically:

Icons of the Web December 18, 2013: The Nmap Project is pleased to release our new and improved Icons of the Web project! Since our free and open source Nmap Security Scanner software is all about exploring networks at massive scale, we started by scanning the top million web sites for 2013 (as ranked by the analytics company Alexa). We then downloaded each site's favicon—the small icon displayed next to a site title in browser bookmarks and tabs. We scaled the icons in proportion to each site's monthly reach (popularity) and placed them in a giant collage.

Web Video: A Low-Cost Marketing–Not Advertising–Tool Last Updated Jun 8, 2011 10:26 PM EDT By David Rogers Web video can be a powerful marketing tool for businesses of all kinds and sizes. For starters, video is where your customers are giving their attention. Americans watched over 5 billion online videos in December 2010, at an average of 14.6 hours per viewer, according to a recent study.

YouTube Statistics, Facts & Figures  Website Monitoring alway seem to have a new infographic out and here is the one commemorating YouTube’s 5th Birthday today or yesterday depending on what part of the world you are in! A lengthy 6,000 pixels long infographic takes you though the key events of the last five years and then breaks out the biggest channels, advertisers (they are monetizing over a billion video views per week), top videos of all time and some great demographic data. Be Sociable, Share!

Global Information Industry Center How Much Information? 2009 Report on American Consumers (PDF) Date of Publication: December 2009 Last Update: January 2010 Executive Summary In 2008, Americans consumed information for about 1.3 trillion hours, an average of almost 12 hours per day. Consumption totaled 3.6 zettabytes and 10,845 trillion words, corresponding to 100,500 words and 34 gigabytes for an average person on an average day. A zettabyte is 10 to the 21st power bytes, a million million gigabytes. These estimates are from an analysis of more than 20 different sources of information, from very old (newspapers and books) to very new (portable computer games, satellite radio, and Internet video).

Internet Control Issues: It’s Not Just China Fighting international cyber-terrorism isn’t easy, but it’s a mission on which we can all agree, right? Not so fast. Russia has been pushing a proposal in The United Nations agency for information technology, which describes the greatest cyber-threat not as hacking or stealing but as using the Internet to spread ideas that might undermine a country. Russia wants any such use of the Internet classified as “aggression,” and hence illegal under the UN Charter. Sounds like China right? Yes, but check out this awfully teal map of countries that agree. 30/10/10 We see a lot of metrics on web and mobile apps. Our portfolio companies share their metrics with us, which we keep confidential and do not share with anyone outside of our firm. And companies that are seeking investment from USV also share their metrics with us.

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