What Happens in an Internet Minute – Growth in One Year

Written by Priti Ambani

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!

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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.

 

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Priti Ambani

Priti Ambani is the Global Media Director at Crowdsourcing Week, a thought leader and prominent writer on social enterprises, start-ups and web 2.0 businesses. Previously, Priti grew Ecopreneurist, a nascent green business blog into a notable social business resource as site director and managing editor. Working from the ground up, she has developed successful business and communications strategies for impact organizations that aim to create social, environment and economic wealth. Priti is a Professional Engineer and holds a Master’s degree in Biological Resources Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. Priti lives in the Washington DC Metro area with her husband and sons, is a lover of the outdoors, traveling and from-scratch cooking!

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