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2010 Stats To Show Why The Internet Is Important

by jaidecker - February 3rd, 2011

Here is a list of data from a recent publication from the folks at  Royal PingDom‘s 2010 publication regarding a breakout why 2010 was important. This data can used in a deck to illustrate the landscape of several markets, technologies and users in the US. With this data, you can them extrapolate % of users and non-users and compare it to your company’s ownership. by this, you are then able to set a benchmark for growth, improvement and optimization.

• There were 255 million websites as of December 2010

• There were 2 billion videos watched each day on YouTube

• As of June 30, there were very nearly 2 billion Internet users

(266.2 million – Internet users in North America)

• 600 million – People on Facebook at the end of 2010

• 107 trillion emails were sent on the Internet in 2010

• There were 1.88 billion email users worldwide

• There were 152 million blogs on the Internet (as tracked by
• BlogPulse)

• 64% of Americans shopped online over the holidays

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