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Internet Companies – Years & Users

  • Microsoft – 1975
  • AOL – 1983 – 33 million unique monthly visitors
  • Amazon – 1994
  • Lycos – 1994/1995 – over 4 million unique monthly visitors
  • Yahoo – 1995 – 160 million unique monthly visitors
  • MSN – 1995
  • Excite – 1995 – over 1 million unique monthly visitors
  • AltaVista – 1995
  • Ebay – 1995 – 100 million active users
  • Ask (originally known as Ask Jeeves) – 1996 – 125 million active users
  • Hotmail – 1996 – 286 million users
  • Google – 1998 – 900 million unique monthly visitors
  • PayPal – 1998 – 117 million users
  • Bing (previously known as Live Search / MSN Search) – 2009 (Bing and Yahoo! search merged in April 2012) – 165 million unique monthly visitors

Last updated May 2013, estimations taken from eBizMBA.

Social Media Companies – Years & Users

  • WordPress – 2003 – 74 million blogs
  • LinkedIn – 2003 – 225 million users
  • Myspace – 2003 (Acquired by Specific Media & Justin Timberlake in 2011) – 25 million users
  • Flickr – 2004 (Acquired by Yahoo! in 2005) – 87 million users
  • Facebook – 2004 – 1.11 billion monthly active users
  • YouTube – 2005 (Acquired by Google in 2006) – 1 billion users
  • Reddit – 2005 – 43 million users
  • Twitter – 2006 – 500 million users
  • Tumblr – 2007 – 170 million users (Acquired by Yahoo! in May 2013)
  • Instagram – 2010 (Acquired by Facebook in 2012) – 100 million users
  • Pinterest – 2010 – 48.7 million users
  • Google+ – 2011 – 343 million active users

Last updated May 2013, estimations taken from Digital Marketing Ramblings…

Autumn leaves are so full of colour and life but ironically they are gradually diminishing into nothingness. What a despondent thought.

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