Global Instant Messaging Market Share – Open Data
Ever gone looking for instant messaging market share data?
It seems almost unfathomable that there can be networks with active accounts numbering in the 100 MMs to billions and total accounts certainly in the billions for which there is no detailed public market share data.
Based on EQO’s IM interconnect capability we’ve been able to take a look inside the major IM networks to see the competitive landscape and broken down the stats by country – and like any good disruptive player we thought the data should be public.
Global IM Market Share Stats – July 2008 (PDF)
In addition to the PDF version, I have made the raw data for the country market stats available on Google Docs under a Creative Commons attribution-share alike license.
IM Network Market Share by Country – July 2008 (Google Docs)
By Jeff. Billionsconnected.com