Happy Holidays everyone!
Like much of the world, we here at Pingdom will be taking a short Christmas break. Since we won’t be updating the blog until sometime next week, here is a selection of posts from the past year that you might have missed.
Internet and the Web in general
- The top 20 countries on the Internet, and what the future might bring
- State of the Internet in Europe
- The incredible growth of the Internet since 2000
- The REAL connection speeds for Internet users across the world
- Is the Web heading toward redirect hell?
- What it takes to be a top 100 website
- Amazing facts and figures about Instant Messaging (infographic)
- Facebook as a single point of failure for the Web
- 15 fantastic firsts on the Internet
- Everything there is to know about domain names (infographic)
- The consistent failure of Linux to grab even 1% of the desktop OS market
- The 9 most important events in Open Source history
- How Facebook, Twitter and other big sites give back to Open Source
- Exploring the software behind Facebook, the world’s largest site
- jQuery’s triumphant march to success
- The modern browser wars: How well Firefox, IE and Chrome succeed in getting their users to upgrade
- Is Goo.gl really the fastest URL shortener?
- Nginx, the little Russian web server taking on the giants
- Mobile OS usage splits the world
- Why Android developers are losing money, and it’s not due to piracy
- Google facts and figures (massive infographic)
- The money made by Microsoft, Apple and Google, 1985 until today
- How Google dominates the Web
- Innovation by acquisition
- Our desktops are ruled by dinosaurs
- How Google collects data about you and the Internet
- The top countries on Facebook
- Study: Ages of social network users
- Facebook, social media juggernaut (infographic)
We hope you found these posts interesting, fun or maybe even educational. Thank you for reading!