The Internet is growing- rapidly. According to a recent article on Quartz, global internet users have grown by 3% in 2013 from 2012 and broadband speeds have increased a whopping 17%. Both these factors have led to more people using the internet to search, upload and share information. 

I thought it would be interesting to share internet usage in one minute – yes in just 60 secs and its growth over one year. Staggering!

Internet use 2013 Internet use increase 2013

 

This data shows that more people are spending a lot more time online every year.

How can a business, government or social enterprise use these online interactions and hyper connectivity to build productivity in our societies?

The time for executives and thought leaders to answer this question is right now.