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FAVE FACTS: 14 of the most recent major #tech milestones

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It’s time to celebrate. In the past 30 days there have been quite a few major tech milestones. Here are the ones I think warrant a little extra attention.

So many social networks and tech companies, so little time. Here goes:

  1. The iOS app Clear sells 350,000 copies in 9 days
  2. Skype hits major milestone as 32 million people sign on at once
  3. Facebook sends 60 million monthly visitors to 3rd party mobile apps. Wowzer! I’ll take some of that link love.
  4. Twitter hits 500 million registered users, according to Twopcharts
  5. Apple prepares to hit 25 billion App Store downloads and celebrates with $10,000 prize
  6. Twitter opens ad platform to 10,000 Small Businesses
  7. Apple sold more iOS devices in 2011 than it sold Macs in almost 30 years
  8. Pinterest now has over 10.4 million registered users, 9 million monthly Facebook-connected users, and 2 million daily Facebook users
  9. MySpace announces one million new users
  10. Yahoo!’s C.O.R.E. creates 13 million story combos a day and gets to a million clicks
  11. Reddit’s community is now 35 million strong
  12. Flickr turned eight years old
  13. LinkedIn hit 150 million registered users
  14. The Daily amassed more than 100,000 paid subscribers on the iPad



Upcoming milestone: Oreo is about to turn 100 years old.

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