The web in numbers

This is an interesting post from Mashable that describes the web in numbers.

http://mashable.com/2009/04/17/web-in-numbers-social-media/

Here are some goodies

Youtube March 09 (1)

  • 100 million monthly viewers in the US. 
  • 6.3 billion videos viewed

Facebook

  • 100 million to 200 million users in less than 8 months.(2)
  • from February 2008 to February 2009. (3)(6)
  1. 2,721%  growth in Italy
  2. 999% in Spain
  3. 607% in Belgium
  4. 518% in France
  5. 499% in Switzerland.

Facebook vs MySpace at end of 2008 (4)

  • Facebook 65.7 million unique visitors
  • MySpace’s 54.1 million.

Twitter (5)

  • grew 76.8 percent just from February to March
  • yearly growth rate? 1,382 percent.
  • 7 million unique monthly visitors.
  • @ current growth 100 million visitors same time next year.

References:

  1. http://mashable.com/2009/04/08/facebook-from-100-to-200-million-users-in-8-months/
  2. http://mashable.com/2009/04/17/web-in-numbers-social-media/
  3. http://mashable.com/2009/04/15/facebook-europe-2/
  4. http://mashable.com/2009/02/19/facebook-bigger-than-myspace-in-us/
  5. http://mashable.com/2009/03/16/twitter-growth-rate-versus-facebook/
  6. http://www.comscore.com/press/release.asp?press=2774

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