The main trends of the decade

The safest decade civil aviation
This fact may seem startling. But yes, in spite of the steady increase in air traffic, zero became the safest years in civil aviation: the number of those killed in a plane crash in the 2000s, almost twice lower than in the 1980s or 1990s - and this despite the attacks. < br />

The spread of social networks
All the popular social network, or any, or made available to the general public in the 2000s. The number of users of the popular social network (the title of which before 2008 claimed several sites) is growing exponentially. This trend could continue further: Facebook users are less than 10% of the population, while in China social network and completely blocked.

Decade Google
Google Search. AdSense. Gmail. Google.Maps. Youtube. Android. Chrome. Comments on the main companies of the 2000s superfluous. In the ranking of most valuable brands according to Interbrand Google is rapidly catching up with the main brand of the last decades - Coca-Cola. What is missing quite a bit - maybe your own Santa Claus.

The rise of e-commerce
Over the past 10 years, the main traditional retailer, Wal-Mart and its main competitor in the network Amazon grew faster than the market, each - his own. Winning this race is completely over the Internet: in 2000, all electronic sales worth US $ 25 billion (data OECD), now helps out as a site Amazon. And the prospects for growth even as many even in the United States on the Internet accounts for 6% of purchases (excluding transport costs), in Russia and even less.

Return to Apple
Steve Jobs, the former pale shadow of Microsoft in the 1990s, in the 2000s, returned to its status as a major technology company, expanding the range of devices under its own brand. In 2001, Apple released the iPod, which became a cult player thanks to the iTunes Store with a huge library of legitimate digital music. Then Steve Jobs has changed the idea of ​​the mobile phones, the iPhone. The final touch - a "pill» iPad, which should make the media more convenient for the consumer.


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