5 facts about digital life – post #17
21Dec10

A series of short posts with the latest facts about our digital economy and lives. Use them for your presentations, blogs, homework or trivia nights.

  • Sales of music in the form of digital files grew by 9.2% to exceed a quarter of total sales during 2009. Source: The Economist.
  • About 8 per cent of all Google queries are name searches. Source: Wired Magazine.
  • There are more than 200 million active users currently accessing Facebook through their mobile devices. Source: Facebook.
  • Apple recently announced that its App Store now offers over 300 000 apps which collectively have been downloaded more than 5 billion times. Source: Apple.
  • It took Facebook 5 years to garner its first 150 million users but just 8 months to double that number. Source: The Economist.