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Pingdom: Facebook is killing it on page views

A report from the traffic firm suggests that the social network has 11 times as many page views as its closest competitor, MySpace.

By January 7, 2010


Is Pinterest more popular than Tumblr in the U.S.?

New data compiled by Royal Pingdom seems to indicate that Pinterest has overtaken Tumblr in terms of traffic.

By June 28, 2012


Internet now active with 2.1 billion users

The year 2011 saw a jump in Internet users to 2.1 billion, now averaging 30 percent of all people around the world, according to stats revealed by traffic site Pingdom.

By January 18, 2012


Google weasels out of uptime promise? Not so fast

Small Google Apps outages can accumulate without Google paying a penalty, Pingdom concludes. But service level agreements don't tell the whole story.

By December 4, 2008


Half baked: 45 percent of Google projects in beta

Several Google projects really are prototypes, but a Pingdom tally finds 45 percent of Google projects are labeled beta. Time to commit, Google.

By September 24, 2008


Measuring social networks' popularity by region

Using Google Insights for Search, performance-monitoring firm Pingdom tracks which countries are talking about which social networks the most.

By August 12, 2008


Use Google Maps to find Google data centers

Pingdom, using information from Data Center Knowledge, has put together an online map showing where Google has build 36 data centers.

By April 11, 2008


WordPress is reigning champ for blogging platforms

A new survey shows that 49 percent of the world's top 100 blogs use the popular Web publishing platform.

By April 11, 2012


Apple and Google take divergent paths on Wall Street

Last year, Apple was heading for a $1,000 stock price. Now it's Google, as the two tech giants battle to win the hearts and minds of users on the go and in the cloud.

By March 7, 2013


Facebook opens engineering office in London

The social network's first engineering office outside the U.S. will start small, focusing on key products such as mobile and platform, the London team leader says.

By July 24, 2012