NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ON.com, the people discovery engine that uses geo-location technology to connect people through their photos, announced today that users have now uploaded more than 3 million selfies to the platform. A new study into the behaviors of ON.com's 800,000 global members showed selfies have become the most popular form of image uploaded, generating more likes, comments and follows than any other. The data also revealed that women receive an average of 46 likes per selfie, about six times more than their counterparts.
"Photos have become the most powerful medium for meeting people and forming new friendships online. The selfie phenomenon has taken photo sharing to a new level and become an important form of expression for people around the world," said Kevin Deegan, Chief Technology Officer of ON.com. "Our platform has grown beyond 800,000 users through organic word of mouth, which speaks to the popularity of images as a communication tool wherever you may be. Our members are using ON.com to connect with people at home and more importantly, when they travel."
ON.com is on the fast track to surpass one million users, with no end in sight. For many users, ON.com is a way to connect with new and interesting people nearby or when visiting a new city. Available worldwide using the platform's mobile app and web platform capabilities, users can update profiles with new pictures, trends and share ON.com experiences on other social networks, including Twitter and Facebook. With a strong following in the 18-24 age range, ON.com is social discovery at its finest, leveraging its visual platform that cuts through the clutter and instantly connects people through photos.
KEY USER DATA POINTS:
- New York out-selfies Los Angeles 2:1
- Average Likes received per selfie for men: 8.91
- Average Likes received per selfie for women: 46.59
- Manila, Philippines accounts for the most selfies outside of the U.S.
- 3 out of 4 selfies taken in San Jose, CA are by men
- The highest percent of selfies come from users in the Medical and Legal field
ON.com is the newest People Discovery Engine and social networking platform that uses geodiscovery technology to instantly connect users using the medium that cuts through the clutter: photos.
Once photos have been uploaded to users' free ON.com profile, they can utilize the app to follow, like, chat or message to make friends and build relationships with people locally and around the world. ON.com is the newest way to make new friends through web-based photo sharing, with your phone or even Facebook. For more information visit, www.on.com