2011 Facebook Stats and Facts

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Facebook is used by 1 in13 people worldwide.

Facebook Statistics, Stats and Facts for 2011 are starting to roll out, and here is the first infographic to wrap them all up thanks to Online Schools. With over 500 million users, Facebook is now used by 1 in every 13 people on earth, with over 250 million of them (over 50%) who log in every day. The average user still has about 130 friends, but that should expand in 2011.

 

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Increasing Number of British Websites Pushing Boundaries of Online Medicine

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In Britain, online medicine that offers consultations and medication are legal.

The doctor will see you now: Just click here. In Britain, an increasing number of websites are pushing the boundaries of online medicine, with at least a dozen sites offering consultations and medication most countries only allow during in-person visits — or remote ones with the help of a webcam or telephone call.

 

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Malicious Site Can Figure Out Your Real-Life Identity by Your Social Networking Groups

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Hackers can figure out who you are by what groups you belong to.

People often get categorized by social group–jock, geek, soccer mom. The same is true for our online identities: If you have an account on Facebook or LinkedIn, you might also belong to several groups on each site.

 

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Have Dating Websites Reached Their Peak?

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Paid internet dating is on a downward trend.

How many marriages a day do Internet dating sites generate? Last year, the Wall Street Journal tried to cut through the hype and found that the claims put forth by major players such as eHarmony, Match.com and Plenty of Fish were dubious at best. And yet eHarmony’s latest news release can’t help but crow about a three-year-old Harris Interactive poll that said, “On average, 236 people are married in the United States every day as a result of being matched by eHarmony.” Really? By the latest national marriage figures, that would mean it’s driving nearly 4 percent a day. If that’s true, might I suggest the site look into hooking up its customers with caterers and ministers? Because it stands to reason that it’s losing a golden opportunity to grow the business.

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Facebook Ranks #1 Out of the Top 1000 Sites on the Internet

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Facebook leads in the top 1,000 websites.

According to Google’s AdPlanner stats, Facebook is the number one most-visited destination on the web. Weighing in at an unfathomably heavy 570 billion page views and 540 million users, the ubiquitous social network outranks every other non-Google site, taking more than 35% of all web traffic measured.

 

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What Happens To Our Online Identity After We Die?

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Google Crash Affects Millions of Internet Users Worldwide

Google Crash Affects Millions of Internet Users Worldwide

The Google search engine was down for up to an hour  

Google suffered a temporary fault yesterday which left tens of thousands of internet users without access to the web search engine.  The technical problem brought down the company’s homepage and had a knock effect on Google-owned sites such as YouTube and some websites using Google ad servers.
 

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Sony Cybershot G3 Camera Offers Direct Web Browsing

 

Sony Cybershot G3 Camera Offers Direct Web Browsing 

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The Sony Cybershot G3 is a true first. It boasts direct web browsing from the camera via WiFi. The camera can upload photos and videos to Web sites through any public hotspot via its built-in Web browser. It comes with complimentary AT&T WiFi access to Sony’s Easy Upload Home Page all the way up until Jan. 31, 2012. It includes Wi-Fi access at thousands of AT&T hotspots across the United States, including participating coffee shops, some bookstores and quick-serve restaurant locations, plus hundreds of upscale hotels and airports. Some specs on the camera include a dedicated WLAN button, direct links to photo sharing sites like Shutterfly and Picasa Web Albums; video sharing sites like YouTube and Dailymotion.

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Yotify: Making Search Social

Yotify:  Making Search Social 

A new engine can turn a difficult search into a communal quest.  Looking for an apartment online, day after day, can get tedious. Finding the right sofa at the right price can also be time consuming. A new search engine, called Yotify, is designed to make these kinds of persistent quests more tolerable, and hopefully more successful.

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