By the Numbers: 16 Amazing Viber Stats

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Viber is quite possible the largest chat/messaging app to fly completely under the radar here in the United States. Viber made headlines early in 2014 when Japanese ecommerce company Rakuten purchased it for close to a billion dollars, but things have been very quiet for Viber stateside since.

It isn’t often that you can find an app with 608 million registered users that you hardly hear anything about. Check out some of these crazy Viber stats that I was able to dig up recently. I get the feeling we will be hearing more about VIber in the future.

By the Numbers: 7 Interesting Telegram Messaging App Stats

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The messaging app Telegram has only been around for a little over a year, but they certainly have seen significant traction since launch. The Germany-based app, promoted as faster and more secure than their competition, picked up a significant numbers of users immediately after their much larger competitor, WhatsApp, was acquired by Facebook. IN addition to successfully positioning themselves as a WhatsApp alternative, Telegram also has a pretty good pedigree as it was started by the Pavel Durov, founder of one of Russia’s largest social networks, VK.com.

How Many Billions of Tumblr Posts Are There? (New and Updated Tumblr Stats)

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Tumblr recently released a series of 2014 recap stats, which gave me the perfect excuse to make some long-overdue updates and additions to my Tumblr stat post. In this round, I’ve included a few 2014 superlatives, but more importantly updated some of the more critical stats like number of Tumbler users, blogs and posts.

Below are some of the new and updated Tumblr stats from this round in my new Slideshare format. As always, for many more stats, please visit the full post.

How Many Reddit Pages Were Viewed in 2014? (New and updated Reddit Stats)

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Reddit recently released a whole bunch of 2014 year-end stats and they were impressive, to say the least. I am amazed every time I see these social networks releasing stats that measure in the billions.

These new stat offerings gave me a good reason to dedicate a little time to updating my Reddit stats post Below is a quick sampling of some of the new or updated Reddit stats from this round. Be sure to check out the entire post for dozens more.

By the Numbers: 14 Amazing eBay Stats

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With a great deal of the ecommerce buzz lately focused on Amazon, Alibaba and Google (to a lesser extent, but they are trying), it is pretty amazing how under-the-radar a company as big as eBay has gone recently. It seems like the only time we hear about them is when something goes wrong like a security issue or an SEO fiasco. Well, while the others make the headlines, eBay is chugging along and selling a bunch of merchandise.

I decided to sit down and see just how big eBay is and what kind of activity they see. I was amazed at the numbers that came up. Here are some of the more interesting eBay stats I was able to dig up. Clearly, they are still an ecommerce force to be reckoned with.