If you want to quickly understand the role of the Internet in today’s world, take a look at these fascinating statistics:
- Three out of every four people in the United States use the Internet.
- The United States accounts for around 13 percent of the world’s Internet usage.
- Around 15 countries still do not have Internet access at all.
- Less than 20 percent of the world’s population uses the Internet.
- Every 10 seconds there is a cybercrime committed somewhere in the world.
- It took the Internet four years to reach an audience of 50 million; the same milestone was achieved by TV and radio in 13 and 38 years, respectively.
- If Facebook were a country, it would be the world’s third largest.
- One in five couples now meet online.
- An Internet user blinks less than 10 times a minute, while 20 blinks is the average for others.