Wednesday, May 29, 2013

D11: Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report

Mary Meeker, a partner at the venture investment firm of the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, presented her annula Internet Trends report at the D11 conference organized by The Wall Street Journal.  Her series of 117 slides covers a wide range of key trends in mobile networking, smartphone adoption, advertising and social issues.

Here are a few highlights on the networking side:

  • 2.4 billion Internet users is 2012, up 8% Y/Y.
  • 80% of Top Ten Global Internet sites are "Made in USA" while 81% of users are outside USA.
  • 500 million photos are now uploaded and shared every day on Flickr, Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook.
  • 100 hours of video are uploaded per minute to YouTube as of May 2013.
  • More than 1.1 billion Facebook users, 68% on mobiles, 60% log-in daily, average 200+ friends
  • Global mobile traffic is about 15% of total Internet traffic. Rising rapidly.
  • In China, more users are now accessing the web via mobiles than via desktop PCs
  • In Korea, mobile search queries surpassed PC search queries in Q4 2012.
  • There are currently about 1.5 billion smartphone users, representing about 21% penetration. The growth rate is 31% Y/Y.