November 4, 2013
Apple is by far the world leader in customer accounts with 600 million accounts (iPod, iPhone, iPad or iTunes). Amazon, the biggest e-commerce company in the world only has 224 million accounts. Twitter, a free and popular web service, doesn’t have 600 million users. Yahoo, which is one of the most popular websites in the world has ~700 million monthly users. Apple will continue to drive its profitability in the long-term from its huge users’ base.
Here is a graph from BI Intelligence.
Editor, Infocom Analysis