Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Internet -- by the Numbers

Some startling numbers from Pingdom concerning the scope and scale of the Internet.

14% - The growth in total Internet users in 2010.

15.3% - The growth in the number of IIS websites in 2010.

39.1% - The growth in the number of Apache websites in 2010.

89.1% – The percentage of emails that were spam.

2,232 – Average number of videos a U.S. Internet user watches annually.

7.7 million – People following @LadyGaga.

100 million - Twitter accounts added in 2010.

152 million - Total number of blogs on the Internet.

175 million - number of Twitter users worldwide.

250 million - Facebook accounts added in 2010.

255 million - number of websites worldwide.

480 million - number of email users added in 2010.

600 million - number of Facebook users worldwide.

1.9 billion - total number of email users worldwide.

1.97 billion - total number of Internet users worldwide.

2 billion - number of YouTube videos watched per day.

2.9 billion - total number of email accounts worldwide.

5 billion – total number of photos hosted on Flickr.

25 billion - number of tweets sent in 2010.

36 billion – Approximate number of photos uploaded to Facebook annually.

294 billion - number of emails sent per day.

107 trillion - number of emails sent in 2010.


Hat tip: Big Picture.

3 comments:

Zilla/MJ said...

Wow.

I shared this post at that page I run on facebook.

Anonymous said...

Those numbers certainly explain why I haven't received a hand written note in ages.

john said...
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