Facebook Hits The 2 Billion Users Mark

#Data — Facebook Hits The 2 Billion Users Mark

On June 27, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook had hit the 2 billion users mark (no pun intended). This number basically means that almost 1 in 3 persons on the planet is a Facebook user. As TechCrunch’s Josh Constine puts it: Two billion makes Facebook the largest social app in terms of logged-in users, above YouTube’s 1.5 billion, WeChat’s 889 million,

Number Of Hate Speech Posts Deleted Weekly On Facebook

#Data — Number Of Hate Speech Posts Deleted Weekly On Facebook

Last month, we shared with you Facebook’s secret rulebook about sex, violence & terrorism: today, Facebook’s VP EMEA Public Policy Richard Allan announced in a Newsroom article that his team was deleting more than 60,000 hate speech posts every week (in April & May 2017) from the platform. Indeed: We are an open platform for all ideas, a place where we want

Number Of Facebook Group Admins & Members

#New — 5 New Features For Facebook Group Admins

Last week, Mark Zuckerberg updated Facebook’s original mission — from “Making the world more open and connected” to “Give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.” — and announced five new features for Facebook Group Admins. This actually makes sense, when you know that there are more than 100 million Facebook Group Admins in the

Pinterest's Latest Round Of Equity Financing

#Data — Pinterest’s Latest Round Of Equity Financing

Pinterest recently announced a new 150 million dollar round of equity financing at a 12.3 billion dollar valuation. Beyond the head-spinning maths, what’s more interesting is the reason why (or what for) Pinterest raised a new round of equity financing. It actually has to do with two things we mentioned on this blog in the past: Pinterest’s growth which, while being significant

What Happens In One Internet Minute In 2017

#Data — What Happens In One Internet Minute In 2017

Just like every year now, Excelacom sums up what the Internet does in 60 seconds with its famous What happens in an Internet Minute infographic, 2017 edition. As usual, it’s not only interesting to look at 2017 numbers, but to compare them with 2016 numbers as well: Credit: Excelacom What’s worth noticing: Most major players keep on growing: Facebook, Netflix, email,

Twitter Q1 2017 Earnings Report

#Data — Twitter Q1 2017 Earnings Report

As a public company, Twitter has to publish their quarterly results, and according to Twitter Q1 2017 earnings report, the company is getting better (financially) and bets on positive revenue growth on the long term. The number of Monthly Active Users (MAUs) is growing. So is the number of Daily Active Users (DAUs). While revenue is slightly decreasing compared to Q4 2016,

Number Of Instagram Users Again

#Data — Number Of Instagram Users (Again)

The number of Instagram users is not growing, it’s rocketing! Earlier this year, we were reporting that Instagram had just reached 600 million monthly active users. Yesterday, Instagram announced they had just crossed the 700 million users mark: That’s 100 million new users in less than four months. In comparison, the last 100 million users took them six months to

Number Of Tweets For United Nations Real World Issues

#Data — Number Of Tweets For United Nations Real World Issues

While social media are certainly a go-to place for first world problems, our favorite platforms also play an important role when it comes to discussing real world issues. According to this study by SOAS University of London, which analyzed more than 150 million tweets, here are the 10 most popular topics on Twitter as defined by an official United Nations list

Number Of Pinterest Monthly Active Users

#Data — Number Of Pinterest Monthly Active Users

More than 175 million Pinterest monthly active users now interact with the platform. That’s a 25 million increase compared to last October, i.e. more than 16% of growth in 6 months! Based on the official Pinterest numbers, this represents a significant growth acceleration: Credit: Pinterest Much of this growth comes from international markets, including Germany, Brazil, France & Japan. According to

Averate Time Spent In A Lifetime On Social Media

#Data — Average Time Spent In A Lifetime On Social Media

What is the average time spent in a lifetime on social media? The short answer is: less than watching TV, but more than eating & drinking, grooming, socializing and doing laundry! Credit: Mediakix The longer answer is, according to this study by influencer marketing agency Mediakix, 5 years and 4 months, split this way: Credit: Mediakix You can check the results