There is no denying that the Internet has become a very powerful tool. The way that we do everyday tasks has transformed and is practically unrecognizable to how things were done 10 years ago. The development of technology has happened at such a rate that we are now in a digitally centric world.
For some people, it will be no surprise that over half of the world’s population are Internet users but there are many other interesting stats that may surprise you. For example, did you know that 3.2 billion of Internet users are also social media users? Or that 2 billion of the world’s Internet users are located in Asia? This interesting infographic Internet Facts and Statistics 2018 has plenty of stats that will be of interest to you.
91% of social media users are using their mobile phones, tablets and smart devices to access social media channels. So people are regularly on social media when they are only gone, wherever they are in the world. From a business perspective, nearly 40% of users would prefer to spend more money on companies and businesses who are engaging on social media. So you can see from this stat alone just how powerful social media has become for businesses. It will, therefore, be unsurprising to hear that 90% of businesses are actively using social media.
In terms of website platforms, WordPress is top dog with 28% of the Internet being powered by them. In fact, WordPress accounts for over 15.5 billion page views each month! Since 2013, Internet access by mobile phones has increased by a massive 36%, revealing just how important the smartphones have been in enabling more Internet usage. In 2018, 52.2% of website traffic has been recorded as being via mobile phones.
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