Every week we compile lots of interesting stats here at Fanscape. Here are some we thought we’d share with you from this past week:
Instagram Shares Numbers As It Debuts Video
During last Thursday’s roll-out of Instagram’s new video capabilities, founder Kevin Systrom revealed some of the following numbers:
- Instagram now has 130 Million users
- They had 100 Million in September
- Users have shared 16 Billion photos since Instagram debuted in late 2010
- Users have “Liked” 1 Billion posts every day
- Instagram has 36 employees now, up from 12 a year ago
Mary Meeker Shares Internet Trends
Our favorite venture capital analyst, Mary Meeker presented some compelling Internet trends in the recent AllthingsD’s D11 Conference. The whole presentation can seen below and here are some highlights:
- More than 500 million photos are uploaded and shared every day. More than half of those are on Facebook.
- About 100 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube every minute.
- About a quarter of people worldwide say they share “everything” or “most things” online.
- Mobile internet traffic as a percentage of all internet traffic is expected to continue growing one-and-a-half times per year.
- It’s currently 15%.
- In China this year, mobile internet access surpassed PC internet access for the first time.
- On Groupon, 45% of transactions are conducted with mobile devices.
- Smartphone users check their devices about 150 times a day.
- QR code scanning is up fourfold in China from a year earlier.
- China now has more users of Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android mobile operating systems than the United States does.
Interesting Stats That Aren’t Really Related To Social Media
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics issued the American Time Use Survey (ATUS) results and found that in 2012:
- On days worked:
- 23 percent of employed persons did some or all of their work at home
- Among workers age 25 and over, those with a bachelor’s degree or higher were more likely
to work at home than were persons with less education
- 38% of those with a bachelor’s degree or higher performed some work at home on days worked compared
with 5% of those with less than a high school diploma.
- Employed men worked 55 minutes more than employed women
- This difference partly reflects women’s greater likelihood of working part time. However, even among full-time workers (those usually working 35 hours or more per week), men worked longer than women–8.5 hours compared with 7.9 hours.
- For leisure activities:
- Watching TV was the leisure activity that occupied the most time (2.8 hours per day), accounting for about half of leisure time, on average, for those age 15 and over.
- Socializing, such as visiting with friends or attending or hosting social events, was the next most common leisure activity, accounting for nearly three-quarters of an hour per day.
- Time spent reading for personal interest and playing games or using a computer for leisure varied greatly by age.
- Individuals age 75 and over averaged 1.0 hour of reading per weekend day and 20 minutes playing games or using a computer for leisure.
- Conversely, individuals ages 15 to 19 read for an average of 7 minutes per weekend day while spending 1.0 hour playing games or using a computer for leisure.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics