150 Times a Day

“The average person reaches for his or her smartphone 150 times a day.”

The Chicago Sun Times just laid off their entire photography staff because their consumers are demanding more video content than photos. Yet at the same time, 500 million photos are uploaded to the Internet every day. Why the contradiction?

What does it all mean?

Mary Meeker is to Internet Trends what Nate Silver is to Presidential Election forecasting. She’s had a few forecast misses in her career, but not many.  Her 2013 Internet Trends Report is here:

 The full report is 117 slides chock full international and business trends, so we took a stab at teasing out the trends that nonprofit organizations might want to pay attention to, and why, in the table that follows: