Instagram – The Latest Social Network is More Than Just a Photo Application

When Facebook purchased Instagram for 1 Billion Dollars many outside the online marketing industry wondered how in the world could a ‘photo sharing’ application be worth that much.  The answer is that Instagram is one of the fastest growing Social Networks which would have been a potential ‘competitor’ for Facebook thus it was worth buying…

Android Mobile OS has 54% of Smart Phone Usage

In the first quarter of 2011 devices running the Android mobile OS had 54% of the total mobile market impressions.  Google Android had twice as many impressions as the second place Apple iOS (iPhone Operating System) with 26% followed by RIM Blackberry at 17%.  Windows Mobile OS phones ranked significantly lower tied with the Symbian…

Google Android is the Top New Smartphone Platform Mobile Applications

The Google Android smartphone platform has surpasses the iPhone and all other smartphone platforms such as Windows Mobile, PALM and Symbian in little more than 1 year.  Growth rates are expected to continue with 29% of the application developers planning on development for Android compared to only 8% developing for the iPhone.  RIM Blackberry still…