Internet is undoubtedly the best innovation of man. It has eased a lot of work by making it quicker and reliable. Since the last three decades, internet has changed a lot. From the days of connecting to AOL in hours to doing more complex stuff in seconds, we have experienced a substantial growth in the speed and reliability of the internet.
1991 marked the year when the first web browser was released and the first web page was published to the public. From there, we saw tons of new websites, web pages, and even companies like Amazon starting up. The internet has been a phenomenon and it has more significance in our lives than ever before. It has become a part of our daily lives which is evidence of the impact it has had on our daily lives.
As of 2018, an average American spends 6.3 hours on the internet per day. Social media is another revolutionary innovation as it has helped connect people from all over the world. Every one in three people in the world is an active user of the social media. As of July 2020, 4.5 billion people are active internet users which makes up 59 percent of the global population.
Around 640,000 first time users go online daily, meaning 27,000 people hourly. Canada has more than 33 million active internet users, which makes up 95 percent of the country’s population. People of ages 18 to 34 spend at least 5 hours per day on the internet.
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Infographic by: energyminute