Month In Numbers – March 2011
Online advertising grew 12.8% in 2010 to break through the £4billion barrier. A recent study by the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) and the accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) found that online advertising spend grew three times as quickly as in 2009. The area that experienced the highest level of growth was display advertising on social networks which grew by nearly 200%. Read more here.
The number of times that Internet Explorer 9 was downloaded in the first 24 hours it was available. Read full story here.
Google controls 97% of mobile paid search while only 3.2% of mobile paid search spend goes to Yahoo/Bing. Read the full story here.
The number of photos that are uploaded to Facebook every month. For more Facebook photo statistics check out this infographic.
LinkedIn now has more than 100 million users. 56% of users are outside of the U.S. and LinkedIn is experiencing it’s fastest growth internationally. For more interesting LinkedIn statistics have a look at this infographic.