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March 7, 2011

The Biggest Companies having The Smallest Employees

While employment all over the world seems to be picking up, Companies have learnt many important lessons post the 2000 dot com bust, and the financial meltdown of 2007-2008. Today most IT and Internet Companies  have grown out from their fascination of hiring by numbers ... ! If you thought Big Brands means Bigger hiring . You  have to see these Internet Companies which are huge in terms of Volumes and Traffic but not very Big when it comes to  their Employment (  Information and data Sourve : Royal pingdom )

  • Employees: 72
  • Users: There are more than 32 million WordPress blogs.
Automattic is famous for being the company behind the open source blogging software WordPress ( and the hosted blogging service WordPress blogs are split almost 50-50 between the two, with 16 million blogs hosted on, while 16.7 million are self-hosted installations.
  • Employees: 250
  • Users: All Firefox users. The latest official version of Firefox, 3.6, has so far been downloaded almost 400 million times.
Mozilla is the company/organization behind Firefox, which is one of those open source projects that truly benefit from its surrounding community. As much as 40% of the work on Firefox is done by volunteers.
  • Employees: 18
  • Users: 12 million blogs on Tumblr
Tumblr was one of the big successes of 2010, and the rapidly growing blogging service is now hosting 12 million blogs.
  • Employees: 757
  • Users: 150 million users across all versions of the Opera web browser (desktop, mobile and other devices).
Opera is only the fifth-most-popular web browser (after IE, Firefox, Chrome and Safari) on the desktop. However, the majority of Opera’s user base is due to Opera Mini, which is very common on mobile phones across the worl
  • Employees: 350+
  • Users: Estimated to at least 12 million Ubuntu Linux users.
Canonical is the company behind Ubuntu, the most popular Linux distribution on the desktop, and second-most-popular on servers. It’s also the most popular for use in cloud computing
  • Employees: 57
  • Users: Wikipedia has more than 408 million monthly visitors.
Wikimedia Foundation is the organization that operates Wikipedia and several other similar wiki projects. Wikipedia’s content has famously been created by hundreds of thousands of people through the years. There are currently more than 100,000 volunteers who write and edit Wikipedia (and its much smaller sister projects).
  • Employees: 500
  • Users: 560+ million (and that was a year ago, the number should be higher now)
Skype, letting you make voice calls (plus chat and video conferencing) over the Internet, has been around since 2003. Although it’s a bit like comparing apples and oranges, the numbers we have seen indicate that Skype is roughly as big as Facebook in terms of users.
  • Employees: 30
  • Users: More than 50 million in the United States each month.
Craigslist, offering free classified advertisements online, has been around since 1996 (it began life as a mailing list in 1995).
Data of all these companis as of 17th January ,2011

February 26, 2011