The Internet In Numbers [Infographic]

Over the past two decades, the world wide web has massively changed the way we live, communicate and do business. The internet is responsible for trillions of dollars in direct and indirect revenue annually and its importance will only continue to grow. This infographic from Hosting Facts is a fascinating compendium of internet facts and statistics from across the globe; from the country with the highest internet penetration (Bermuda) to the number of active Facebook users in the world (lots).

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The infographic below was designed for small businesses and startups looking to leverage the web for profit. However, it's a highly interesting read no matter who you are. For example, did you know that less than half of all internet traffic comes from actual humans? (The rest comes from bots and spammers.) For more facts and historical notes, check out the full graphic below:

[Via Hosting Facts]


Comments

    Strange that China has 640 million internet users, when they're only allowed to look at eight different sites.

    On the other hand, it makes sense that Bermuda has the highest internet penetration given how many major international companies have subsidiary headquarters there - someone has to process all those transactions and file them away to avoid paying tax on them.

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