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Social Media Statistics Australia – July 2016

on August 1, 2016 | Australia | Comments (0)
Social Media Statistics Australia - July 2016

In July we saw US telco giant Verizon purchase most of Yahoo! Inc in a $4.8 Billion USD deal. In terms of social media news in Australia – July was a quiet month. Regardless, today we post our social media statistics report showing the most popular social networks in Australia over the month. Social Media Statistics […]

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Verizon to purchase Yahoo for $4.8 Billion USD

on July 26, 2016 | Yahoo | Comments (0)
Verizon to purchase Yahoo for $4.8 Billion USD

Verizon – a large US telecommunications provider has agreed to acquire the main aspects of the Yahoo business for $4.8 Billion USD. Last year Verizon purchased AOL, which will now have key business units merged with Yahoo – while the websites will still operate independently. This seems like a good price for Verizon as Yahoo […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – June 2016

on July 1, 2016 | Australia | Comments (0)
Social Media Statistics Australia - June 2016

Over the last year we have seen social media growth in Australia rather stagnant, however it’s important to keep check of the monthly figures to gauge any changes or up-and-coming new players in the market. In June we saw some large news where Microsoft has agreed to aquire LinkedIn. Whist this may not bring in […]

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Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion USD

on June 14, 2016 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion USD

Microsoft has announced that they are buying the LinkedIn business networking site for $26.2 Billion USD. As a result LinkedIn’s stock has risen 47% on the news. Some key facts about LinkedIn’s growth: 19 percent growth year over year (YOY) to more than 433 million members worldwide 9 percent growth YOY to more than 105 million […]

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Facebook To Host Political Leaders Debate With Shorten, Turnbull

on June 7, 2016 | Australia | Comments (0)
Facebook To Host Political Leaders Debate With Shorten, Turnbull

In a first for Australian politics, Facebook is teaming up with News.com.au to host the third leaders debate totally online. Both Bill Shorten and Malcolm Turnbull have agreed to participate. The debate will be live streamed and viewable on the News.com.au websites and also on the Facebook site itself. How to Watch the Debate on […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – May 2016

on June 1, 2016 | Australia | Comments (1)
Social Media Statistics Australia - May 2016

Today we post our monthly report showing the most popular social networks in Australia over May 2016. This year in general growth for the top sites has been much slower as these networks reach saturation point. However we still expect to see continued growth every month for both Facebook and YouTube at least. Twitter has […]

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Facebook To Launch Satellite Into Space, Will Provide Free Internet To Africa

on May 10, 2016 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook To Launch Satellite Into Space, Will Provide Free Internet To Africa

Mark Zuckerberg announced last year, as part of their internet.org initiativate they will be launching a satellite into space so they can provide Sub-Sahara Africa with a free internet service. In this part of the world the infrastructure is not there to provide a consistent internet service, and also many people in this region cannot […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – April 2016

Social Media Statistics Australia - April 2016

Over 2016 we have seen smaller movements in our social media stats. Facebook has now reached 15 million Australian monthly users back in February 2016. Since then there has been no noticeable increase – however we do expect to see another increase in Australian Facebook users this year. In late April we also saw Tinder […]

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Tinder Launches Group Dating In Australia

on April 26, 2016 | Tinder | Comments (0)
Tinder Launches Group Dating In Australia

Tinder has rolled out a new group dating product as part of their app – and Australia is the first country to be given this release. Tinder Social allows you and a group of friends (connected via Facebook) the option to create a group profile on Tinder, where you can then match with other groups. […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – March 2016

on April 1, 2016 | Australia | Comments (2)
Social Media Statistics Australia - March 2016

Earlier this year we saw Facebook reach the important milestone of 15 million active Australian users. Considering the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) now has Australia’s population at 24 million Australians – this means 62.5% of the total Australian population has a Facebook account. Social Media Statistics Australia – March 2016 1. Facebook – 15,000,000 […]

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