Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins assembles/updates this internet trends packet every year. I highly recommend checking the pdf here. You can also watch her presentation here. I’ll include my favorite statistics to this post later.
- “When I play a video game, it’s the only time I put away the phone and forget it exists. Video games command your attention in a way nothing else can or will” – Gatty Whitta, Screenwriter, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, 5/17
- Internet advertising spend expected to pass tv advertising dollars spent in 2017 at nearly $200 billion each.
- Google and Facebook comprise 85% share of advertising growth across the internet.
- Amazon is opening stores while retail stores closing have reached a 20 year peak.