A Day in the Life of the Internet

Maribeth WardTech Tips0 Comments

One of the best things about the internet is that it provides us with the ability to surf for facts of all kinds. The staff at WynWay Technologies thought it might be fun to see some data about the Internet itself and we found some interesting facts.

Did you know that there are 2.4 billion internet users worldwide and 70 percent of them use the internet every single day. That’s 37.3 percent of the world’s population. It’s also an increase of 566% in the number of users since the year 2000.

The amount of mobile devices used to access the Internet has doubled with 38% of all media interactions being made daily on smartphones. There are 139,000 new websites that go live each day and 144 billion emails are sent out and nearly 68.8% of those are spam.

Google dominates the search market with an 88% market share. Users are spending 3.2 hours on average every day on social media. An hour of video is uploaded every second on YouTube where 4 billion videos are viewed for 133 million hours.

Worldwide there are 2,405,518,376 Internet users. Nearly 70% of them use it daily. The number of users has grown 566% since 2000 but only 37.3% of world’s population use the internet. Below is a breakout of where users live.

North America 78.6%; Oceania/Australia 67.6%; Europe 63.2%; Latin America/Cancun 42.9; Middle East 46.2; Asia 27.5% and Africa 15.6.

The top language used online is English with 536.6 million people using it. Chinese follows with 444.9 million people, Spanish with 153.3 million, Japanese at 99.1 million and Portuguese with 82.5 million.

Every second 8 new people get online and use Chrome, Internet Explorer or Foxfire as their browsers. Chrome has 37.1% of that market share. Internet Explorer follows with 29.8% and Foxfire with 21.3%.

Over 144 billion emails are sent daily with more than half of them being spam (68.8%). Gmail is the most popular provider with 425 million active users.

An average of 139,344 websites go live daily. Users are looking at research (63%) and health information, doing their banking, shopping and job hunting, making travel arrangements and meeting people.

The websites with the most monthly views are Google with 188 million, YouTube with 157 million, Facebook with 148 million, Twitter with 88 million and Yahoo with 85 million.

Google is the leader in Search Engines with a share of 88%, Bing follows with 4.2%, next is Baidu with 3.5% and Yahoo follows with 2.4%. Between all the search engines an average of 3,278,688,524 searches are made daily. WinWay Technologies is a big fan of Google and we use many of their applications in our day to day business. We can help you with any questions you might have about its applications.

Nearly 38% of all media interactions each day are on smartphones with Apple being the most popular and accounting for 25.9% of the market share. Just in case you have a problem with your smartphone, WynWay Technologies can repair IPhones in our office sometimes within 30 minutes or less. If you are having any issues with your IPhone or your Android, call us or bring it by for an estimate.

Social Media

Social Media is a growing phenomena. Networking users spend an average of 3.2 hours each day on social media. Facebook leads the pack with over 1.3 billion users. Next comes YouTube with 800 million, Twitter with 500 million, Google with 340 million, LinkIn with 200 million, Instagram 100 million (with over 40 million photos posted daily), Reddit at 43 million and Pinterest at a mere 25 million.

Here at WynWay Technologies we can help with any of your internet needs–from social media to phone repairs. Stop by our office or check out our website at wynway.com to see how we can help you with your electronic needs.

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