Social Networks Consume 22% Of Australians' Time Online

Facebook (along with a few other social media sites) exerts a strong pull in many countries all over the world, and new stats from comScore confirm that one of them is Australia.  comScore’s found that Australians dedicated almost 22 percent of their time online in December 2010 to social networks, versus 16.6 percent a year […]

Thanks to Our Data, Facebook likely to hit $2 Billion Sales This Year

According to Bloomberg’s sources, Facebook could hit $2 billion in sales this year. With over 500 million active users and 700 billion display ads a year, this figure didn’t come as a surprise. If the figure were indeed true, that would mean that more than 60 percent of the world’s social networking spending is coming from […]

Cyber Monday Yields Highest Online Sales Ever

The 2010 holiday season continues to break records and exceed expectations. Passing the billion-dollar mark for the first time, Cyber Monday has been crowned history’s busiest online spending day by comScore. In the U.S., total online sales for…(read more) [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and […]

Hulu Sets Ad Impression Record In October

New comScore video data is out, and as usual, a few corporations traded places in terms of successfully attracting unique viewers.  The bigger story, though, may be the fact that Hulu showed its users over 1.1 billion ads in October, which is more than twice as many as the number two entity, Tremor Media Video […]

Facebook can make Email Social but can it Kill Gmail?

Hailing from the Bay Area, Brian has recently been immersed in the social media whirlwind, following a combination of never-ending startups and the big giants (Google, Apple, Facebook). In his free time he is glancing at the stock market, chowing down delicious food, coaching tennis, or hanging with friends. Today, everything is becoming social, including […]

Banks and Technology

The process of rushing, queuing and waiting for bank tellers is slowly becoming history. Internet banking has brought us much convenience, especially when we need to perform an urgent transaction on the spot. According to ComScore, Canada is the world’s top country in terms of online banking penetration. 2 out of every 3 Internet users […]