Wednesday, October 6, 2010

ACMA: technology developments in the digital economy

The Australian Communications and Media Authority have recently released a new report on technological developments in the digital economy available here. It is divided into three areas - Infrastructure, Smart Technology and the Digital Community.

Interesting data is presented with respect to social networking with the report stating that Australians spent the same time as the global average - 1 in every 11 online minutes at sites such as face book and twitter in 2009. In June 2009 there were 8.9 million unique visitors to social network sites - an increase of 29% in a 12 month period. In November 2009 it was found that Australians led the world by spending 29% of their online time on Facebook.

Further Reading
ACMA, Technology Developments in the Digital Economy (August 2010) < > at 6 October 2010

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