Summary from Analysis 2013:
- Twitter retains its no 1 position for the 5th year running
- Google Drive/Docs moves up to #2.
- PowerPoint moves up to #5.
- Evernote moves into the top 10 at #6.
- Google + and Hangouts moves into the top 10 at #10.
- There are 10 new tools on the list topped by Feedly (an RSS reader/aggregator) at #19 and Coursera (a MOOC platform) at #38, and 3 returning tools to the list, including Storify at #58.
- The highest movers within the list are Skydrive (Windows file storage area) at #43 up 55 places since last year, and Keynote and iMovie up 40 and 32 places respectively (showing the increase in popularity of Apple software).
- A significant descent down the list for some tools including Google Sites (down 60 places) and Wikispaces (down 50 places).
- Tools moving off the list include Google Reader (now retired by Google), Bing and Scribd.
- Although the list is still dominated by free online social tools, a number of e-learning authoring tools have had a good showing this year.
- As for trends over the last 5 years, it is interesting to note that Firefox (#1 in 2007) is now at #97 on the list, and Delicious (#1 in 2008) is now at #60. What will topple Twitter from the top of the list?