Mary Meeker Explains the Mobile Monetization Challenge
Posted in: Mobile & Wireless at 01/06/2012 14:34
Looming over the Internet industry is the mismatch between the growth in mobile usage and mobile monetization.
Most recently, it was the risk factor that helped take down Facebook's ill-fated IPO roadshow, when the company warned at the last minute publicly (and perhaps more emphatically privately) that mobile monetization really wasn't keeping pace.
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Mary Meeker unveils KPCB's Internet trends for 2012
The Internet is growing at a rapid rate, but there's still a long way to go.
Speaking at the D10 Conference today, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB) partner Mary Meeker announced her company's latest report on Internet trends for 2012. Chief among her company's findings was that at the end of 2011, there were nearly 2.3 billion Internet users worldwide, representing 8 percent growth year over year. China led the way with 513 million Web users, followed by the U.S. with 245 million users.