Month: January 2017

Entertainment – WhatsApp: it has reached 700 million active users

More than 30 billion messages sent daily, to communicate on the App for smartphones.

WhatsApp: chat Mobile, acquired by Facebook for 19 billion dollars,
It confirms the first player for this type of app / chat on the phone.

In August 2014, WhatsApp had 600 million active users.
While today, WhatsApp: it has reached 700 million active users

According to rumors, short, WhatsApp you can also make phone calls and you can also use the PC (personal computer – ed).
Recall that the app to chat you can install only on smartphones, and not on the normal desktop / laptops / notebooks.

Among the similar App to WhatsApp, Messenger are always owned by Facebook,
with a share of 500 million monthly users in November 2014,
which became mandatory on Facebook to chat with friends via the social smartphones and tablets.

Next, there is: Snapchat, which has not yet declared the “official” number of active users that use
the message chat disposable and of “self-destruct” after a time set by the message sender.
It is assumed between 100 and 200 million active users.


Entertainment – 16% of Italian connects to the Internet using only your smartphone and / or tablet

Therefore, these users using the Internet “only mobile”, ignore the PC (personal computer – ed) and / or notebook (laptop – ed).

I wonder how anyone can “work” using these devices: Smartphone and / or tablet
So I gather, that this type of user, or 16%, using the internet to “leisure” or transactions “not too difficult”, type to “gossip” on social networks, or talk about the “football match” and the usual arguments “free time.”

Returning to ComScore data, which carried out this research, we have also:
– 42% of people are using the web only by PC (personal computer – ed) and / or notebook (laptop – ed).
– 42% of users go online on both platforms: PC (personal computer – ed), smartphone and / or tablet.

24.3 Millions of Italians watch videos from desktop (PC and / or laptop – ed)
and 12.3 million online users watch mobile videos (smartphone and / or tablet – ed).

According to the data for September 2014:
users who watch videos on your smartphone at least once a month are 49% of the total mobile.
(The figure was 38% in September 2013).

While people who watch video on smartphone and / or tablet, at least once per day, are 15%
(Compared to 12% a year ago).

Therefore, it follows that: the user is moving, increasingly, on the mobile, thanks to social networks.




Entertainment – Snapchat is worth 10 Billion dollars

Snapchat, chat to mobile smartphones, it is the app of the messages that “self-destroy” after being read by users, collect additional funds: 486 million dollars, and increases its overall value.

In just three years Snapchat worth 10 billion dollars.

The news of the Financial Times.

Assessments of technological start up, in U.S.A. (And never in Italy – ed) are continuing to rise even though they are in the first initial stages of development.

Recall also that Snapchat, Facebook turned down the offer of 3 billion dollars.


Entertainment – Amazon has lost 22% of its value in 2014

2014 was a bad year for both Amazon and for its founder Jeff Bezos.
The worst for Amazon since 2008 when stock titles have lost -44%.

The news of the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
Jeff Bezos, Amazon has 84 million shares (18.3% of the company) with a current value of 26.1 billion dollars.

In 2014, Amazon has lost 22% of its value.
Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon lost, in 2014 well 7.4 Billion dollars.