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Weekly Wrap-Up #139

What are the stories behind these hashtags? #dontdriveanddrive, #bendgate, #budweiserdog, #trendsintechworld, #webrooming, #connectedcars Find out in the Weekly Wrap-Up!

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Weekly Wrap-up #137

There were a number of interesting headlines this week involving Budweiser, Royal Baby #2, Ray Rice and the announcement of Apple’s new products. Read more in our weekly wrap-up.

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Weekly Wrap-Up #136

What is behind #Onegoodreason and #AsteroidMission? Find out about these hashtags and more in the weekly wrap-up.

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Weekly Wrap-Up #135

What company let its executive eat pasta off a subway floor? Do you know what event-television is? Read this week’s wrap up to find the answers.

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Weekly Wrap-Up #131

Find out what brands are getting ahead and what companies are getting behind in this week’s industry news.

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Weekly Wrap-Up #129

Check out this week’s wrap up to find out what the latest studies are saying and how brands are getting ahead.

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Weekly Wrap-Up #128

From American Apparel to the CIA, it’s been a week of social media controversies. Get all the details in the latest edition of the weekly wrap-up.

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Weekly Wrap-Up #126

Take a glimpse into the future of advertising and catch up on your industry news with the latest edition of the weekly wrap-up.

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Weekly Wrap-Up #120

From Hilton to Snapchat, it’s been a week full of apologies and announcements. Get all the details in the latest edition of the weekly wrap-up.
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Some Cool Internet Stats and Trends

Ah, the internet. Most people can’t live without it.

As we enter into a new year, we looked back at how the Internet has changed and found some interesting, even shocking stats and trends.

- The Internet requires approximately 50 million horsepower in electricity. (Source: About.com)

- China represents 46% of the global internet usage. And, Facebook being banned in China? (Source: Staff.com infographic)

- In 1999: 38 million people had broadband internet. TODAY: 1.2 billion have it on their mobile phones.

- 85 percent people in the world have internet access and the rate of growth for mobile is 530+ Million – 5% year over year (Source: SocialMediaToday)

- More people have a mobile subscription service than access to safe drinking water and electricity. (Source: Business Insider)

- The average post from a Facebook brand page only reaches 16% of fans. (Source: The Next Web)

- 14.3 trillion webpages are live on the internet (Source: Worldwidewebsize.com)

- The Internet share of advertising is expected to rise to 31% by 2016. (Source: Advertising Age)

- More than 8.7 billion machines are currently connected to the Internet. (About.com)