The Internet Trends Report

The Internet Trends Report

"If it feels like we're all drinking from a data firehose, it's because we are," stated Mary Meeker while delivering the Internet Trends report 2019.

Mary is the Bond Capital founder and a former Kleiner Perkins general partner. The Internet Trends Report was delivered at this year’s Vox/Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Here are some of the key takeaways

  • We are now at a stage where more than 50% of the world’s population already has access to the internet.
  • The world’s most significant internet users (53%)  are in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • China is the largest single internet market in the world.
  • Technology companies already make up seven of the top 10 companies in the world by market capitalization.
  • When it comes to retail, E-commerce accounts for around 15% of the share of US retail sales at present.
  • Spend on print, TV, and radio ads have reduced, and mobile advertising now accounts for 33% of the advertiser’s ad purchases.
  • Still holding onto the top spot are Google and Facebook.
  • The growth of other US advertising platforms (Amazon, Twitter, Snapchat, and Pinterest) is outstripping the big players.
  • It was interesting to see that the average US adult spends 6.3 hours each day with digital media. (More than 50% of this, spent on mobile.)
  • Approximately 70 million people globally already listen to podcasts.
  • Amazon Echo has seen 47m installs. (100% growth in the last twelve months.)
  • Interactive game players account for approximately 2.4 billion people/players.
  • Fortnite has 250 million users.
  • The cloud has taken over, with more data now stored in the cloud than on private enterprise servers or on consumer devices.
  • Adults consider themselves online “almost constantly.” (26% of US adults.)
  • While 39% of 18 to 29 year-olds surveyed believe themselves online “almost constantly.”

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