With today’s blockbuster announcement that Verizon is purchasing internet platform Yahoo for $4.8 billion, I thought it would be interesting to break out a subset of my big list of social media and app user totals to focus on some of the bigger digital properties of Verizon now that Yahoo is in the fold. As you can see below, Verizon’s now greatly expanded digital footprint is pretty impressive
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.
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. Everyone has a story. We help you tell yours. Begin your journey today… 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. […]