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LinkedIn now has 100 million members and is picking up a million new ones every week, according to new figures from the professional social network.
Keen to emphasise its global reach, LinkedIn says more than half of its users (some 56 million) come from outside the US. Read the rest of this entry »
It started, with a tweet. And in five years Twitter has gone from “inviting coworkers” to a non-stop ‘fire hose’ sending 140 million messages every day.
460,000 new accounts are created daily and it plays a part in revolutions, emergencies and even meltdowns among deluded celebrities who believe they’re “winning”.
Unveiling the iPad 2 this week Apple chief executive Steve Jobs had some impressive numbers to boast of, including 15 million iPads sold in just nine months, and he must have had no small amount of satisfaction noting that’s more than every tablet PC Microsoft ever sold.
Summing up Apple’s current market-leading position Sarah Rotman Epps said – with understatement, “Apple understands desire”. However, “the tablet wars are far from over” the Forrester analyst added, suggesting serious competition may yet come form Sony, Microsoft or even a ‘disruptor’ candidate like Amazon (see below). Read the rest of this entry »