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Internet big

John Moe Jan 13, 2011

Internet research company Pingdom took on the universe, compiling a report on just how big the internet is. How big is the internet? REAL big. That’s how big.
107 trillion – The number of emails sent on the Internet in 2010.
255 million – The number of websites as of December 2010.
21.4 million – Added websites in 2010.
1.97 billion – Internet users worldwide (June 2010).
14% – Increase in Internet users since the previous year.
2 billion – The number of videos watched per day on YouTube.

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