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What Developers Should Know from Mary Meekers’ Internet Report

Every year, Mary Meeker from Kleiner Perkins releases a highly anticipated research report on the state of the Internet. This year’s full report has more than 164 slides, but here are some of the key takeaways for developers:

  • Tablet shipments increased 53 percent last year.
  • One quarter of Web usage occurs on mobile devices.
  • Internet advertising revenue climbed 16 percent in 2013.
  • One-fifth of the average person’s media time is spent with a mobile device.
  • 68 percent of the money made on mobile comes from app purchases.
  • Users want single-purpose apps.
  • Cloud computing has lowered costs for startups.
  • International mobile users, especially those in China, are a huge potential market.

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