Fascinating statistics about Microsoft Office and Online Usage

Online collaboration and Office 2010

I was reading some statistics about the ubiquity of the Office line of products and how they’ve adapted to accommodate the huge amount of internet users, which is 1.8 billion internet users and growing. The way the web is evolving is quite fascinating. Here I am writing this from a bookstore. I have the knowledge of mankind at my fingertips.

 

Online Usage

Amazing statistic about blogs and social networks Social networks and blogs

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67 percent of the global online population now goes online to visit social networks and blogs. (Nielsen Online)

Huge amount of sharing of Office documents

Millions with just Hotmail

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People share over 350 million Office documents per month in Hotmail alone.

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Billions of office documents stored on hotmail Hotmail currently stores over 15 billion Microsoft Office documents that have been sent over e-mail


**Digital information is becoming more and more pervasive **

The amount and growth rate of digital content is mind boggling. I am just one blog among thousands in just the past hour. The world is changing and we’re all in.

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Nearly 100 trillion GBs of digital information were shared in 2010 alone, and the amount of digital information is growing 35 percent per year. (IDC)

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In just the past 24 hours there have been 42,234 new blogs created. (BlogPulse)

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1/4 of content people consume will be pictures, video or audio. (Mashable, May 2009)

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2.5 billion photos are added to Facebook each month. (Facebook)

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1/3 of all Office documents contain an image. (Microsoft)

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Every minute, 24 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube. (YouTube)

**The line between home and work is blurring **


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47 percent of US workers work beyond regular business hours while 32 percent do personal activities at work. (PC World)

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69 percent of online US consumers are multi–PC households. (Forrester)