Today Yahoo! announced that it is acquiring Tumblr . This marks a revival of Yahoo’s efforts to get into the social space. This inspired me to look back on the history of Yahoo’s social efforts. The following is listed in chronological order by when Yahoo! acquired/launched the property:
Flickr (March 2005 to Present)
Yahoo! acquired Flickr to get into the photo sharing business, and Flickr later replaced Yahoo! Photos as it did not make sense to have two Photos properties for Yahoo!. Flickr is still going strong today, ranked as the 82nd most popular website in the world according to Alexa.
Here’s the list of top 25 influencers in the field of business intelligence. The ranking is based on Klout score. We used the Klout’s top business intelligence influencers as the starting point, and we checked the top influencers for these accounts (sometimes going out to multiple levels) to arrive at the list below.
1. MicroStrategy @microstrategy
Klout Score 79
Business Intelligence and Mobile Intelligence Software. For better, faster business decisions.
2. Mico Yuk @MicoYuk
Klout Score 66
Founder http://BIDashboardFormula.com &http://EverythingXcelsius.com, Entrepreneur, BI Influencer, Global Speaker, #dataviz Geek, #BIDF Coach, #Xcelsius Guru.
Here is the browser market share for April 2013, based on traffic to my top site (number in parentheses shows change from March 2013):
Google Chrome: 39.37% (+0.53%)
IE: 29.73% (+0.16%)
Firefox: 24.57% (-0.45%)
Safari: 3.55% (-0.11%)
Opera: 1.11% (-0.01%)