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- Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2013: Tablet shipments surpassed desktops, laptops in just three years
At the D11 conference today, Mary Meeker released her second installment of the Internet Trends report. The Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner discusses everything from the growth of Internet usage to mobile devices, and everything in between.
Here’s the full 117-page slide report:
Here are some notable statistics (hardly a comprehensive list):
- 500 million photos uploaded and shared daily, rising at a rate of 2x year-over-year.
- 15 pecent of global Internet traffic is mobile, growing at a rate of 1.5 per year (and likely to accelerate).
- 1.49 billion smartphone subscribers, 31 percent growth.
One slide worth highlighting is number 45:
In case there was any doubt, this chart clearly dispels it all: tablets are definitely not a fad like netbooks were.
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