Amazing Facts

Here’s a handful of amazing facts about the brave new media world (courtesy of our friends at Nextup Research)
Internet: Baby Boomers spend 10 hrs per day on the Internet and 4h on newspapers; Generation Y spends 17 hrs per day on the Internet and 1h on newspapers
Facebook: With 600 million users, it would be the 3rd largest country in the world
Skype Has ~600 million users and accounts for 15% of all intʼl calls
YouTube: With 1 billion subscribers, more movies are uploaded in 2 months than all the content aired on NBC and CBS since 1948
Hulu: Has more viewers than Time Warner Cable
Twitter: Has 224 million users, up 80% compared to last year
Apple: ~7 billion apps downloaded from iTunes, growing at 260% annually

Tom Vander Ark

Tom Vander Ark is the CEO of Getting Smart. He has written or co-authored more than 50 books and papers including Getting Smart, Smart Cities, Smart Parents, Better Together, The Power of Place and Difference Making. He served as a public school superintendent and the first Executive Director of Education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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