Digital trends snapshot: China, mobile and social media

Isobar's Dan Calladine provides a brief snapshot of current digital trends around the world, including the 42% year-on-year rise in Chinese internet users, Facebook's growth to 150m members worlwide and a Christmas spike in the accessing of mobile media.
Digital Trends Snapshot

Digital Trends Snapshot: China, mobile and social media

Dan Calladine Isobar

The biggest digital story so far this year has been the news that the number of Chinese accessing the internet had grown to 298m in 2008, a rise of 42% year on year, according to a new internet survey on China from the official China Internet Network Information Center.I believe that this is a crucial moment for the world. To put the figure into context, the population of the US is approximately 303m, so now there are (more or less) as...

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