How big is the Internet?

Posted: January 17, 2011 in Marketing, Uncategorized

Oh yes, the Internet…so how big is it anyway? There are some interesting statistics:

1) There are 1,966,514,816 Internet users worldwide (ok,they’re quite a few I guess), with 2,9 billion e-mail accounts(so, some of you have two or even more).

2) There are 255,287,546 websites (I find the number small – you can see why in the image below), and 88,8 million of them are .com.

And the list goes on forever, for those who still refer to the Internet when they compile a market analysis report.

However, the following infographic by TheNextWeb offers an interesting answer to the question “How big is the Internet?”, using the number of pages indexed as an indicator. You’ll be surprised…

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