By Anna RohlederAnnaMetro. Wednesday, April 11, 2012 1:25:18 PM
Here at Opera, we like to think that we know a thing or two about data. We crunch it and compress it and get it down to size in the interests of our users. But what about the data behind us as a company? Recently we started poking around our headquarters to come up with some numbers that provide a glimpse into our collective heart and soul.
And although some of these stats are just from the Oslo office, they do suggest that, overall, we are diehard coffee drinkers with a fondness for houseplants and more than our fair share of spare shoes.
A lot of spare shoes for one Opera employee.
By .edDotEd. Friday, April 29, 2011 8:59:26 PM
Earlier this week I set up two identical polls, one in the side bar here on My Opera and the other on Opera Mini's Facebook Page. I was curious about the adoption rate of Opera Mini with those actively browsing this page and those who 'Like' Opera Mini on Facebook. Users shared some great Opera Mini stories in the comments, too.
This is by no means an accurate sample, but with a few hundred responses from each community, it's usable. So, what conclusions can we draw?
- More than half of people that 'Like' Opera Mini on Facebook started using it at least 3 years ago. Wow, it's awesome knowing we've identified a source of long term users!
- My Opera has a more distributed result. This makes sense; it's more likely My Opera users and stumblers will keep discovering Opera products, while the Facebook page is more of a post-discovery group.
- There are people that chose to 'Like' Opera Mini on Facebook that don't use Opera Mini. Um... what?
- There are My Opera users that don't use Opera Mini, but that makes sense because My Opera isn't all about Opera Mini. Sometimes it's about sheep in the snow, distributing your app, and droids.
What conclusions did you draw from this experiment?
While you ponder this, look to the side bar and tell me what else you're up to this weekend in the new poll.
By Joseph D. Lienjdlien. Friday, June 4, 2010 8:33:17 AM
Are you visiting South Africa to experience the World Cup? It is sure to be an exciting experience -- hundreds of thousands of people will travel from all corners of the Earth to participate in the most-watched sporting event in in the world.
When leaving your home country don't forget about your mobile phone and the high cost of roaming in South Africa! Opera has the solution to control your costs and keep your downloads quick.