537 million pounds

Is the estimated amount of money UK consumers spent online on “Mega Monday” – up 29% on the equivalent day last year. Read more at The Telegraph

2 million

The number of individual songs that The Beatles sold worldwide during their first week on iTunes. Interestingly social media had a significant part to play. On the day of release 26% of UK traffic to came from social media, about double the amount that came from search. Read more at Search Engine Land


Of Brits own a smartphone and by 2011 iPhones will make up 11% of all devices in the UK. Read more at Mintel


Of mobile searches on Bing have a local intent. Read more at Search Engine Land

1 in 10

British shoppers will do their online Christmas shopping using a smartphone. Read the full report at The Guardian