Vital Statistics

12 May 2010
Published in Blog

120 Million
Programme requests per month handled by the BBC iPlayer. The figures for January show a six percent increase on December – which was 14 percent up on November.

The average age of social network users, according to analysis by Pingdom. As you might expect, that differs by network: Bebo’s average is 28, MySpace 31, Facebook 38, Twitter 39 and Linkedin 44.

35 – 44
The most active age group in social networking, again via Pingdom. The supposed social networking generation of 18-24 year olds only accounts for nine percent of usage.

$12.7 Billion
Estimated value of the mobile location-based services market by 2014, according to Juniper Research. Although usage will be the highest in the Far East, the majority of revenues will come from Western Europe.

Source .net magazine, May 2010.