Some Interesting Facts About the Internet

  • 30,000,000,000 pieces of content are shared every month on the Internet.
  • 127 Trillion emails were sent on the Internet in 2010.
  • There are 255,000,000 websites on the worldwide web.
  • 48,000,000,000 apps (applications) have been downloaded
  • By 2013, there will be one trillion devices that can connect to the Internet.  That’s 140 per person.  In 2007, there were 500 million.
  • In February 2011, eBook sales reached 90,300,000.  Paperback sales at the same time were 81,200,000
  • 1 out of 8 couples met on the Internet.
  • Personal MySpace pages are visited 30 times a day.
  • There are 2.7 trillion searches on Google each month.
  • The number of text messages sent each day is greater than the population of the world.
  • The average teenager sends 2,272 text messages per month.  That is almost 76 per day.

How are you using the Internet in your classroom/school?  How are your students?