52 Things Learned In 2016

“In a mixed-gender group, when women talk 25% of the time or less, it’s seen as being ‘equally balanced.’ If women talk 25–50% of the time, they’re seen as ‘dominating the conversation.’”

Tom Whitwell works at Fluxx, a company that uses experiments to understand customers and drive innovation.

He’s compiled some fascinating bits of information into this amazing list of 52 things he learned this year.

Among them: Twitter has enough money in the bank to run for 412 years at its current financial loss rate; both Mastercard and Visa were non-profit organizations when they launched; Chinese livestreaming services have banned “erotic banana eating;” and a Japanese insurance company now offers policies covering social media backlash.