Mobile Internet : Opera Mini Crosses 50 million Uniques, Facebook Clocking 100 million per month

Opera Mini has announced that the mobile browser has crossed 50 million unique users in the month of January, an all time high.

Opera Mini has seen unprecedented growth in every geographic location, with the number of users growing 150 percent from 20 million monthly unique users in January 2009 to 50 million monthly unique users in January 2010. These are not users who have just downloaded Opera Mini, but people who use the browser on an active basis, making it a market leader ahead of any other mobile browser. – release

Opera Mini Growth - Mobile Internet to take over Desktop?
Opera Mini Growth - Mobile Internet to take over Desktop?

Look at the growth statistics – Opera Mini took 28 months from January 2006 to April 2008 to reach 10 million and the last 10 million has taken only three months from November 2009 to January 2010.

We earlier covered Gartner’s prediction that Mobile phones will overtake PCs as the most common Web access device worldwide and if you go by the convincing numbers Opera shows, things do look great for mobile Internet.

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Facebook Mobile Reaches 100 million per month

Facebook turned 6 years recently and announced 400 million users – and the company has now announced a new milestone.

100 million people actively using Facebook from their mobile devices every month. This usage happens on almost every carrier in the world and comes less than six months after we announced 65 million people on Facebook Mobile. – blog

Connect the dots – Will Mobile Internet overtake PCs?

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