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International Internet Day we are all now connected by the Internet

 "We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain"

What does the Internet look like in 2020?

Internet Users OF THE 7.8 BILLION PEOPLE IN THE WORLD AROUND 4.5 BILLION (OR 58%) HAVE ACCESS TO THE INTERNET

Asia has the majority of internet users in the world, with 50.3% of its total population having access to the Internet.

With over 560 mn internet users, India is the second largest online market in the world.

On average, an Internet user is online for 6.5 hours per day.

Mobile Internet Users 

4.18 billion users access the Internet from the mobile.

South Koreans have the fastest mobile Internet speeds at 52.4 Mbps

Google Play Store has the largest app collection at 2,570,000.

Users spend 90% of mobile time on mobile apps.


Domain Names

Symbolics.com is the first-ever registered domain on the Internet. It was registered in 1985.

Currently, there are 362.3 million registered domain names.

China has the highest number of registered domains.

There are 145.4 million .com domains, making it the most popular top-level domain (TLD).


Web Search

92.07% of all search engine activity is on Google Search.

Ev second, there are over 40,000 search queries on Google.

Around 93% of all web traffic is from search engines.

By the end of 2020, 50% of all web searches would be voice-based.


Advertising Trends

Social media ads are the most popular form of online advertising, followed by display ads, and paid search marketing.

For every $1 a business spends on Google Search Ads, it makes $8 in profit.

In 2020, businesses are estimated to lose $78 bn if they don't implement counter ad-blocking measures.


E-commerce

Over 2.05 billion people shop online.

47% of all global retail sales are made on the online market.

28% of all online sales took place from a mobile device in Q1 of 2019.

E-commerce is growing at an average of around 23% every year.

Social Media

Over 3.8 billion users have an active social media account.

The most popular social media and messaging platform is

Facebook

Around 2.5 bn USERS

FOLLOWED BY

YouTube

Around 2 bn USERS

People spend around 2 hours 24 minutes on average on social media or messaging applications.

Everyday, over 1 bn stories are shared on Facebook


Cyber Security

Every 39 seconds, there is a hacker attack: 43% of these are targeted at small businesses.

In 2018, the total cost of cybercrime committed worldwide was $1 trillion.

The average cost of a data breach will exceed over $150 million in 2020.

By 2021, around $6 trillion is expected to be invested in cybersecurity.

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