20 Highlights from Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2017 report


The 2017 edition of venture capitalist Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report was published last week. As with previous editions, the 2017 report offers credible insights into some of the significant trends that are shaping, evolving and defining the internet and our use of it. This year, there’s a strong focus on online advertising, interactive games, healthcare, and much more. Weighing in at 355 slides, the presentation deck PDF is a hefty opus with much to glean and digest. I’ve zeroed-in on some metrics that offer insights of particular interest to communicators like me. Following my narrative, in which I note the numbers of the specific slides that I’m highlighting, I’ve embedded Meeker’s deck so you can view or download […]

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A tour through Mary Meeker’s 2016 internet trends report

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One publication that’s eagerly awaited by anyone looking for the big-picture view on internet trends in the coming few years, backed up by credible and authoritative facts and figures, was published on June 1. The 2016 edition of venture capitalist Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report addresses a wide range of major trends, including the impact of macroeconomic forces on internet growth; the outlook for smartphones; the rise of video and image messaging, artificial intelligence, bots and voice communication; the evolution of retail and online shopping; data privacy; and much more. There’s a huge amount of information to digest in this deep-dive report that packs significant analysis and insights into its deck of 213 slides. Quite a few authoritative voices […]

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Fifteen big trends for the evolving digital age

The latest sets of analysed data on current and next internet trends from the peerless Mary Meeker, US venture capitalist and analyst, and her colleague Liang Wu, present a buffet of valuable metrics and compelling insights into the scope of the global online world and those shaping it, evolving it and driving it relentlessly onwards. Just the summary description is compelling, giving you glimpses of the rich content within: The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report finds continued robust online growth. 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, […]

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