Everyone knows that the growth of the Internet has been pretty huge over the last few years. But do you know just how big the Internet really is?

Online Schools have put together the below interactive infographic that shows some incredible statistics about Internet usage.

Here are just a few interesting facts to whet your appetite:

  • The number of new broadband mobile users has increased by over 1000% since 2005.
  • 35 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube every minute.
  • In 2010 Internet users spent 22.7% of their online time using social networks.

Take a look at the infographic here.


So what does all this mean?

It seems that regardless of how big the Internet appears to be now – it is still growing. As websites and social networks become more accessible through mobile devices, it seems certain that more people will join the online communities that already exist. And if these communities are engaging in conversations about your business and your market, don’t you think you should be there too?

Have a think about it. Do you feel that this information has any bearing on you and your business?