December 14, 2017

Just Released Report from Pew Internet: Twitter Use 2012

From the Report’s Overview: As of February 2012, some 15% of online adults use Twitter, and 8% do so on a typical day. Overall Twitter adoption remains steady, as the 15% of online adults who use Twitter is similar to the 13% of such adults who did so in May 2011. At the same time, […]

LA Times: Some Teens Aren’t Liking Facebook as Much As Older Users

From the Los Angeles Times: With more than 900 million users, Facebook remains the most popular online hangout. But some young people are turning their attention elsewhere. They are checking out new mobile apps, hanging out on Tumblr and Twitter, and sending plain-old text messages from their phones. Their goal is to hook up with […]

New Cisco Forecast Projects the Internet Will Be Four Times as Large (1.3 Zettabytes) in Four Years

From Cisco: Today, Cisco issued results of the annual Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast (2011-2016), the company’s ongoing initiative to forecast and analyze Internet Protocol (IP) networking growth and trends worldwide. The VNI Forecast update covers 2011-2016, and quantitatively projects the significant amount of IP traffic expected to travel public and private networks, including […]

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2012 Now Online

This new 112 page report loaded with Internet statistics that might be of interest to you and/or colleagues not to mention its value as a reference resource. Mary Meeker is a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. The report was presented today at the D10 Conference and is embedded […]

Guest Post: Where is the “Big Data” for Libraries? by Matt Weaver

Editors Note Matt Weaver is the Web Librarian at Westlake Porter Public Library (Westlake, Ohio) and a board member for Library Renewal. Matt is also a great friend and supporter of infoDOCKET. For example, just about daily he shares news items and new resources that we share with all of you. Today, in his first […]

Update: Database Statistics: MEDLINE Citation Counts by Year of Publication

Statistics for 2011 are now available. Years of publication Total # Citations # Citations Published in US % Citations Published in US 2011* 736,191 324,046 44% 2010 828,527 351,484 42% 2009 791,388 340,028 43% 2008 765,837 333,708 44% 2007 728,929 317,319 44% MEDLINE Citation Counts and Methodology Pre-1947 – 2011 available here See Also: More […]

Reference: Just Released: U.S. National, State and County Population Estimates by Demographic Characteristics: July 1, 2011

From the U.S. Census: The U.S. Census Bureau today released a set of estimates showing that 50.4 percent of our nation’s population younger than age 1 were minorities as of July 1, 2011. This is up from 49.5 percent from the 2010 Census taken April 1, 2010. A minority is anyone who is not single-race […]

Reference:16th Edition of the Eurostat Yearbook Released and Now Online

From the News Release The 16th edition of the Eurostat yearbook, published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union [is now available online, PDF version to follow]. The Eurostat yearbook is available as a regularly updated electronic publication on the Eurostat website. Europe in figures – Eurostat yearbook 2012 presents a comprehensive selection […]

Fast Facts and Stats About Facebook (May 2012)

As Facebook prepares for its IPO on Friday, Matt Tatham at Experian Hitwise has shared a bunch of fast facts and stats about the social networking powerhouse according to Experian Hitwise Research. Note: These facts/stats are U.S. only and do NOT include mobile access to Facebook. Here’s some of what Matt has shared: Facebook.com received […]

Updated Database: College Athletics Finances (2006-2011)

Provided by the USA Today. The data, updated for 2011, are based on the revenue and expense reports collected from more than 225 public schools in the NCAA’s Division I that have an obligation to release the data (the NCAA does not release the data publicly). Data back to 2006. Sortable Data Fields: School Name […]