I always post KPCB Internet Trends
Why? Well Kleiner – Perkins- Caulfield- Byers are usually ‘on the money’ and considered one of the most successful technology investors and behind a host of brands including Groupon, Klout, Flipboard, Zynga, Jive and Path to name a few, as well as group of leading Greentech companies.
Whilst I don’t find any ‘earth moving’ findings here, there is certainly an affirmation of the trends that can’t be ignored..online growth, mobile usage and opportunities and the impact of social and rich content.
And it’s always interesting to watch the battle of the platforms, with Facebook under siege from Google via Google+ and YouTube.
There are now 2.4 billion Internet users around the world, and the total continues to grow apace. Mobile usage is expanding rapidly, while the mobile advertising opportunity remains largely untapped.
The report reviews the shifting online landscape, which has become more social and content rich, with expanded use of photos, video and audio.
Looking ahead, the report finds early signs of growth for wearable computing devices, like glasses, connected wrist bands and watches – and the emergence of connected cars, drones and other new platforms.’