In an age of technological advances, brands are able to reach audiences quicker than ever. New apps and software can gain millions of users in just a matter of weeks if not days...
In the past, a product could only grow as quickly as you could manufacture it, these days tech can spread like wildfire.
So, how long did it take some of the world’s biggest tech businesses and products to reach 100m users and how does this compare to older technologies such as the telephone or the world wide web itself?
Looking at some of the biggest names in tech, we’ve uncovered how long it’s taken from their launch up to the moment they hit 100 million users or sales. Is it taking less and less time for companies and products to reach this impressive landmark as technology improves and audiences multiply?Explore data