Factualities for March 13, 2019

March 13, 2019

Ah, accurate data. Some gems to ponder.

68 percent. The percentage of those 18 to 37 are comfortable letting smart software access personal data to improve a “customer experience”. Source: Forbes

$17 million. Cost of voice search errors. Source: Forbes

44 percent. The percentage of votes cast online in Estonia’s most recent election. Source ZDNet

2 million. Uyghur’s not detained in China, just in the process of reeducation. Source: USNews

15 million. Number of Android devices with fraudulent advertising software installed. Source: Bitsight

18 percent. Percentage of Facebook users who are teens, an increase of 13 percent from a previous statement. Source:

$137 million. Amount of money not in the deceased crypto CEO’s laptop digital currency account. Source: Business Insider

700. Number of digital currency money laundering cases in 2018. Source: Finance Magnates

15 million. Number of Facebook users lost between 2017 and 2019. Source Marketplace

18 percent. Percentage of teens using Facebook, an increase of 13 percent from a previous statement. Source: Techcrunch

6,000 gigabytes. Amount of data stolen from Citrix’s internal server. Source: The Register

Stephen E Arnold, March 13, 2019


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