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Mary Meeker's 2016 internet trends report: Seven data points worth paying attention to

The Kleiner Perkins partner's new predictions.

Mary Meeker, partner at Kleiner Perkins and a longtime tech industry analyst, says that growth of internet businesses is slowing down, and that image sharing and messaging apps are the future.

She covered these topics, and more, while delivering a presentation of her 2016 internet trends report at this year's Code Conference (full presentation here). Here are some of the key data points from her talk that you should know about:

Smartphones in the developing world are cheaper, but they still eat up a huge portion of users' income.


Advertising on the internet is growing quickly ...

... but selling ads on the internet is still dominated by Facebook and Google.

People worldwide shared almost twice as many photos in 2015 as they did in 2014, and almost half of that happened on a platform owned by Facebook.

In voice recognition software, 99 percent accuracy is the key threshold for tech companies to cross, and they are getting really, really close.

The United States is poised to become a "global hub" for the auto industry because of ride-hailing services and self-driving technology research.

The future of transportation doesn't look like UberX — actually, it's UberPool.

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