July 2012 Archives
Friday, 27th July 2012
Facebook posted it first quarterly earnings statement post-IPO yesterday and one number pops out: 84%. That is the percentage of revenue the company made from advertising, representing $992 million of the total $1.18 billion it brought in during Q2. To maintain stable growth, Facebook must diversify its revenue stream and become less reliant on…
How to Watch the 2012 Summer Olympics Online (Legally or Otherwise)
The four-year wait for summer’s worldwide sports spectacular is over: The 2012 Summer Olympics are finally here. (Literally, with the women’s and men’s soccer tournaments kicking off in advance of the opening ceremonies from London on Friday.) And they’re online in the United States, in full – if you have the right hookups. Everyone…
Thursday, 26th July 2012
Instagram Growth Far Outpaces Facebook or Twitter
Instagram is exploding. Sure, the mobile photo-sharing service has been the object of buzz and adoration since day one, but few could have predicted a growth rate quite this phenomenal. Instagram boasts an amazing 80 million users, the company announced today.