The Internet Crime Complaint Center said that it received more than 275,000 complaints in 2008, up from about 207,000 in 2007. The total reported dollar loss from such scams was $265 mln, or about $25 mln more than in 2007. Among those who filed complaints, men reported losing $1.69 for every dollar that women lost.
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How often do you play games, whether on a computer, or online, or on a game console, or on some other device? Everydayor almosteverydayA fewtimes aweekA fewtimes amonthLess oftenTotal gamers21%28%27%20%Gamers ages 18-2920303016Gamers ages 30-4920262524Gamers ages 50-6419302521Gamers age 65+36281714Source: Pew Internet Project
Do you use your online profile to…?AdultsTeensStay in touch with friends89%91%Make plans with friends5772Make new friends4949Organize with others for an event, issue or cause43n/aMake new business or professional contacts28n/aPromote yourself or your work28n/aFlirt2017Source: Pew Internet Project
Sessions/Visits per Person57Domains Visited per Person105Web Pages per Person2,405Duration of a Web Page Viewed0:00:55PC Time per Person61:11:56Active Digital Media Universe166,897,330Current Digital Media Universe Estimate230,011,248Source: Nielsen
Share ofSearchesSearches PerSearcherTotal Internet100.0100.5Yahoo! Sites51.361.9Google Sites38.255.4Rakuten Inc2.28.5Microsoft Sites1.79.3NTT Group1.512.0Amazon Sites1.06.4Excite Japan0.819.8NEC Corporation0.723.7MIXI, Inc.0.36.1Nifty Corporation0.313.3Source: comScore
Jan-09RankJan-08RankPropertyAudience, 000N/AN/ATotal Internet37,64611Google Sites30,37023Microsoft Sites21,939310ProSiebenSat1 Sites20,14742eBay19,61455AOL LLC18,20864United-Internet Sites17,83778Arcandor AG17,50086Wikimedia Foundation Sites16,78299T-Online Sites16,6291018Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck15,9101112Yahoo! Sites13,854127Otto Gruppe13,0871313Amazon Sites12,8411421Axel Springer AG12,7021532Hubert Burda Media12,5881623RTL Group Sites12,5081711Deutsche Telekom11,2731815freenet AG9,9241916Lycos Europe Sites9,4422014Vodafone Group8,4302120Fox Interactive Media8,1442236The Mozilla Organization7,2192322ARD Sites7,1022428Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe5,8512534Apple Inc.5,577Source: comScore
The Mercator Advisory Group estimated that the volume of transactions on general-purpose prepaid cards totaled more than $4 bln in 2008. It forecasts an increase to $7.2 bln in 2009 and $10.8 bln in 2010.
Search TermDec-2007Dec-2008% Change“Coupons”7,63719,921161%“Unemployment”2,6888,214206%“Discount”6,2717,92826%“Mortgage”4,5187,75672%“Bankruptcy”1,0122,589156%“Foreclosure”8241,37367%“Unemployment Benefits”215748247%Source: comScore
97% of MySpace users, 97% of Facebook users, and 65% of LinkedIn users stay in touch with their friends on social networks
MySpace usersFacebook usersLinkedIn users %%%Stay in touch with friends97%97%65%Make plans with friends66629Make new friends525210Organize with others for an event, issue or cause435613Promote yourself or your work272247Make new business or professional contacts262067Flirt20220Source: Pew Internet Project
Jan-09Feb-09Percent ChangeUnique Viewers (000)135,617127,613-5.9%Total Streams (000)10,457,7858,897,943-14.9%Streams per Viewer77.169.7-9.6%Time per Viewer (min)178.6169.3-5.2%Source: Nielsen