Last week, research came out from ABI saying that 1 billion cameras had been shipped in tablets and smartphones in 2012. On the back of this, I wanted to find out the size of the smartphone camera market relative to the digital camera market.
The other week I posted about Socialcam’s numbers, looking at the fact that a service that was once talked up as the Instagram of mobile video has a much smaller user base than previously thought.
Since then I’ve come across several reports by Business Insider and Comscore, pointing out that mobile video as a category does have enormous potential, it just needs someone how to figure out how to do it right.
"When we're talking about the post-PC world, we're talking about a world where your new device, the devices that you use the most, need to be more portable, more personal, and dramatically easier to use than any PC has ever been." (Apple CEO Tim Cook)
Showcasing the growth of the so-called visual web, Comscore (vla All Things D) today came out with figures to show that, in the US at least, Instagram had 7.3 million daily active users (DAUs) beating Twitter’s 6.9 million.
Yesterday I was invited to speak at SXSE and having pretty much an open brief, chose to concentrate on two of my favourite things…stats and pictures! The presentation is below, it goes into a bit more detail about why an image led online world matters.