For photographers, bloggers and just about anyone with a camera, flickr has been a reliable, helpful photo-sharing service for over a decade. The Yahoo-owned platform has become know for their ease of use and awesome creative commons image collection that helps publishers find free, attributable images for articles and helps photographers get their work seen by millions.
I get a lot of requests for new stat posts these days and one of the most requested companies is usually Yahoo. Makes sense since Yahoo is one of the oldest, largest and most visible digital companies around. Here are the more interesting Yahoo statistics I was able to dig up. As always, I will be updating and adding to this post as more stats become available, so be sure to check back often.
The Western expansion of the Chinese digital mega-companies is underway with companies like Weibo making their Wall Street a few weeks ago and others looking to expand beyond their APAC bases. One of these gigantic companies is the Chinese digital shopping conglomerate Alibaba who is now on the fast track to an American IPO.
Snip.it is now gone. They were purchased today by Yahoo. I was shocked about an hour ago, when I tried to snip my latest post about The Top 50 Most Overused Words in PR and got this pop-up:
Remember the app I told you about last week that Pepsi was using to reward people for watching their TV ads? Well, apparently Yahoo thought it was a good idea too.
CNET is reporting today on ComScore’s Video Metrix report for February 2011. Google’s sites (YouTube) are still the top place for video viewers. Microsoft (Bing) is now second after being ranked seventh in January. Yahoo and Facebook round out the top four. I expect Facebook to jump in these rankings soon as they start offering […]