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15 Jaw-Dropping Tech Facts
100: The hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute.
If you attempted to watch all of the videos uploaded on one day, it would take you 6,000 days.
140,000: The number of hard drives that crash every week in the U.S.
There has to be a better solution...
The personal cloud will gradually replace the PC as the location where you keep your personal content.
And there it is!
55 to 64 years old: The fastest-growing age bracket on Twitter.
But the 25-34 age group out tweets everyone else.
Source: Global Web Index
$25 billion: The amount of revenue that apps generated in 2013.
Impressive when you consider the average price of an app is 19 cents.
2: The number of users who join Facebook every second.
A little late to the party, aren’t you?
70%: The amount of YouTube traffic that comes from outside the U.S.
You can access YouTube from 61 countries in 61 languages.
2.5 billion gigabytes: The amount of data created every day.
And that number doubles every month.
82 billion: The number of apps that were downloaded worldwide in 2013.
Facebook is the number one downloaded app in the U.S.
3 or less: The number of seconds 60% of mobile users expect it takes a website to load.
Patience is no longer a virtue.
By 2018, more app revenue will come from tablets than smartphones.
And by 2017, there will be more Internet-connected devices worldwide – 8.2 billion – than people.
14 million: The number of jobs the cloud will generate by 2015.
Hope there’s enough room in the cloud for all of those cubicles.
1 in 4: The number of apps downloaded and abandoned after the initial use.
Not surprising considering the average smartphone user downloads 25 apps.
YouTube reaches more U.S. adults ages 18 to 34 than any cable network.
Each month more than 6 billion hours of video are watched. That’s almost an hour for every person on Earth.
82%: The percentage of mobile media consumption within apps. 18% is from mobile browsers.
Smartphones and tablets will increase mobile web traffic by 26 times during the next four years.
Source: Cisco Systems
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Facts compiled by Laurie Bedord.