In January 2016, over a million people gathered in Times Square to watch the ball drop and celebrate the New Year. From sharing snaps and pictures on social media to calling Uber for a safe ride home, Americans stayed connected throughout the night. But the partying didn't end at the stroke of midnight! Mobile data continued to surge well into New Year's Day. As we bid goodbye to 2016, our infographic takes a look back at what happened on New Year's Eve.
5 Amazing Facts About New Year's Eve
1. 25% of all Champagne sold in the U.S. is purchased in the week between Christmas and New Year's Day.
2. Globally, more people post on Instagram on New Year's Day than any other day of the year
3. 150,000+ people were in an Uber at the stroke of midnight in 2016
5. Those that do go out for New Year's Eve purchase their tickets in the 7 days before the big night