Photo sharing has grown exponentially with the introduction of new multimedia sharing sites like Snapchat and Instagram, and with the surge of sharing behaviours on more established sites like Flickr, Facebook and WhatsApp, according to Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2014. Photo sharing is expected to sextuple from 2012 to 2014, with the biggest photo sharing contributions from Snapchat, WhatsApp and Facebook.
World Newsmedia Network has published Global Digital Media Trendbook each year since 2006. The 2014 trendbook contains 500 data sets and 230 pages of analysis about digital media usage and revenue patterns, including this data set. To download the GDMT free executive summary, go to www.wnmn.org