Global web interactions per day as measured by VeriSign:

  • 2000 … 1 billion per day
  • 2005 … 15 billion per day

Number of blogs worldwide in 2005:

  • 22 million

Number of blogs worldwide in 2010:

  • Approaching 1 billion, spurred by Flickr and other new blog uses.

Registered Skype users worldwide just before eBay’s purchase of Skype:

  • 60 million

US household use of Tivo and Tivo-like devices in 2005:

  • 3%

Projected US household use of Tivo and Tivo-like devices in 2010:

  • 70%

Percent of TV ads skipped by users of Tivo and Tivo-like devices:

  • 79%

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