Tag Archive: Facebook

Mar 28 2014

Snapshot: Facebook membership trends 2014 update

The 2014 update of Facebook membership in the Caribbean countries and a comparison with our 2013 findings. Similar to 2013, Facebook continues to be one of the largest social networks in the world with well over 1 billion users worldwide. Although its growth rate has slowed, its statistics remain impressive: For the past two years …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2014/03/snapshot-facebook-membership-trends-2014-update/

Feb 21 2014

Smoke and signals: some initial thoughts on Facebook’s purchase of WhatsApps

Facebook’s offer price for WhatsApp, USD 19 million, has been the source of considerable excitement and debate. We jump into the fray with some early thoughts on possible signals and reservations of which tech and app developer communities worldwide should be mindful. On Wednesday, 19 February, shockwaves went through the global tech community by an announcement that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2014/02/smoke-signals-initial-thoughts-facebooks-purchase-whatsapps/

Apr 05 2013

Snapshot: Facebook membership trends 2013 update

Figure 1:  Percentage change in Facebook membership between June 2012 and April 2013 in select Caribbean countries (Source: Socialbakers)

Last year we included Facebook membership in our Snapshot series. Here is our 2013 update of Facebook membership trends across the Caribbean In 2013, Facebook continues to be the juggernaut social media property with well over 1 billion members worldwide. According to Facebook and as of 31 December 2012: approximately 82% of its monthly active users are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2013/04/snapshot-facebook-membership-trends-2013-update/

Jun 13 2012

Snapshot: Facebook membership trends across the Caribbean

3 and 6 month change in FB user numbers (vertical)

A new instalment of our Snapshot series discussing Facebook membership trends across the Caribbean In recent years, much has been made of the astronomical rise of Facebook, the behemoth social networking website, which as at April 2011 reportedly had 901 million users worldwide. The website is on target to hit one billion users before year …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2012/06/snapshot-facebook-membership-trends-across-the-caribbean/

Jun 06 2012

5 key trends from the $15B Facebook class action lawsuit

"Dollars And Finance" by jannoon028 (freephotodigital.net)

Here are five takeaways from the ongoing USD 15 billion class lawuit against Facebook, which is accused of violating its users’ privacy online. Over the last few weeks, news on Facebook has been dominated by its Initial Public Offer (IPO) on the NASDAQ Exchange; the controversy surrounding its first day of trading; and the company’s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2012/06/5-key-trends-evident-from-the-15b-facebook-class-action-lawsuit/

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