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

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Tom Vander Ark is author of Difference Making at the Heart of Learning, The Power of Place, Better Together, Smart Parents, Smart Cities and Getting Smart. He is co-founder of Getting Smart and serves on the boards of Education Board Partners, 4.0 Schools, Digital Learning Institute, Latinx Education Collaborative, Mastery Transcript Consortium and eduInnovation. Follow Tom on Twitter, @tvanderark.



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