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  • A Day in the Life of the Internet

    A Day in the Life of the Internet

    While most of us have a good, general, understanding that the Internet is huge; do we really have any idea on the scope of just how big that truly is? According to the infographic below, courtesy of MBAonline.com, the amount of data that we consume and share on a daily basis is almost unfathomable. For instance, every 24 hours, there are 294 billion emails sent. 250 million photos For instance, every 24 hours, there are 294 billion emails sent. 250 million photos are uploaded to Facebook. 864,000 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube. And for the doozy… daily iPhone sales now outpace the human population.

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  • The Rise of Facebook Mobile

    The Rise of Facebook Mobile

    “Facebook recently announced that the site now has 150 million mobile users worldwide. Much of this has to do with the rapid growth of app usage, specifically on smartphones.Perhaps not surprisingly, social networking apps are the the fastest growing category of all apps, with download rates increasing by 240% in the last year. Of these, Facebook apps are tend to be the most popular; [...]“

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  • The Web’s Impact on Entertainment

    The Web’s Impact on Entertainment

    How has the digital revolution affected film, music and the wider entertainment industry? Has iTunes been a good thing or a bad thing for artists? And what should actors, musicians and entertainment professionals do to really utilize the web for their work?
    Ariel “Ari” Emanuel addressed those questions and more in a 45-minute interview on stage at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco [...]

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  • How Marketers Are Utilizing Social Media in 2010

    How Marketers Are Utilizing Social Media in 2010

    “Social media is hot. And for businesses it represents a marketing opportunity that transcends the traditional middleman and connects companies directly with customers. This is why nearly every business on the planet – from giants like Starbucks and IBM to the local ice cream shop — are exploring social media marketing initiatives.” That quote, from [...]

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  • A Conversation With Mark Zuckerberg

    A Conversation With Mark Zuckerberg

    At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg provided some interesting insight into the current state of Facebook, Internet communication tools, and how the third-highest valued Internet company in the U.S. is enabling the future of social, in an in-depth interview with Tim O’Reilly and Federated Media’s John Battelle. [...]

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  • The State Of The Internet Industry

    The State Of The Internet Industry

    Legendary Internet analyst Mary Meeker has some statistics she thinks every Internet executive should know, including that iOS is growing faster than almost any other Internet technology in history.

    At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, the Morgan Stanley analyst led a rapid-pace presentation on the state of the Internet industry [...]

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  • How Important Have Apps Become?

    How Important Have Apps Become?

    It goes without saying that as more and more people transition to smartphones, the app industry will only get hotter. Pew’s recent report on mobile apps provided us with a wealth of information on the subject, including use demographics, most popular apps, frequency of use, and cost/number of downloads. These numbers make it clear that apps are becoming an increasingly important part of our [...]

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  • Web 2.0 Summit: Points of Control Map

    Web 2.0 Summit: Points of Control Map

    With the Web 2.0 Summit 2010 kicking off in San Fransisco this week I thought I’d put up a link to the super cool, and super detailed, interactive Web 2.0 Summit Points of Control Map.
    “As themes for conferences go, Points of Control is one of our favorites. Our industry over the past year has been driven by increasingly direct conflicts between its major players: Apple has emerged as a major [...]

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  • What the F**k is Social Media NOW?

    What the F**k is Social Media NOW?

    It’s that time again! Time for another asterisk-ridden diatribe on the state of the state in social media (for those of you who prefer asterisk-free diatribes, here’s a cleaner version)!
    Except this year, we’re not merely asking “What the F**k is Social Media?” We’re asking “What the F**k is Social Media NOW?”
    In 2008, when we published the original What the F**k is Social [...]

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  • The Facebook Economy: Economics of The Ecosystem

    The Facebook Economy: Economics of The Ecosystem

    There are 550,000+ apps that are used on Facebook. Seventy percent of users engage with apps each month. There are one million app developers. Zynga, the top app developer, made $250 million in 2009. Of that amount, $80-$150 million is estimated to be profit, more net profit than Facebook itself made.
    The most popular Facebook apps are: [...]

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