Archive | September, 2012

Google+ Now Has 400M registered users and 100M Monthly Active Users

18 Sep

Google, announced a new milestone for Google+: 400 million registered users and 100 million monthly active users. Senior Vice President of Engineering for Google posted the following statistics in a Google+ post:

This week we also hit an important milestone — over 400,000,000 people have upgraded to Google+. It was only a year ago that we opened public sign-up, and we couldn’t have imagined that so many people would join in just 12 months. While Google+ is all about creating a better experience across Google, it’s also a destination. And here too, I’m happy to report that we have just crossed 100,000,000 monthly active users on Google+ (plus.google.com and mobile app). https://plus.google.com/u/0/+VicGundotra/posts/2YWhK1K3FA5

Read more at Google+ Now Has 100 Million Monthly Active Users.

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Mobile Usage Report 2011 from Google

7 Sep

Google released 2011 Mobile Usage report which still serves as a good foundation. Some interest takes from the report are:

  • 81% of smartphone users access the Internet on their mobile devices
  • 59% use the Internet on their phones while waiting
  • 43% would give up beer if they would otherwise have to give up their smartphones

Read whole report at Think With Google 

LinkedIn releases redesigned company pages; simpler, more visual and more relevant

6 Sep

TechCrunch reports that LinkedIn plans to roll out a new version of its company pages today, part of a broader attempt to redesign and simplify its core products, including its homepage.

You can read a little more about the changes at the Linkedin blog.

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