A plethora of predictions for 2018 and roundups of 2017.

We take a look at a record breaking night for WhatsApp, the rise of Spotify and its hopes to go public, stats galore from Google, Ofcom and the ONS, and Footlocker’s ‘open to all’ unboxing experience. 

 
HEADLINES
  •  Spotify gains 10 million new paid members every 6 months and files to go public on the New York Stock Exchange
  • On New Year Eve, three million people partied the night away in Airbnbs, compared to just 1,400 eight years ago and many of them were WhatsApping – a massive 75 billion messages globally were sent using the service
  • Instagram is letting a select few users post directly to WhatsApp

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