4 billion internet users globally right now – Drive Safe and Fast

TechTalk

Published on February 7th, 2018 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez

0

4 billion internet users globally right now

The number of internet users in the world has now surpassed the 4 billion mark, putting more than half the global population online. Of that, social media brings nearly 3.2 billion active users online to connect with each other, consume media, interact with brands, and more.

The 2018 key findings include:

  • Internet user numbers increased 7% in the last 12 months to hit 4.021 billion, or 53% of the world’s population
  • Global social media usage has increased by 13% in the last 12 months, reaching 3.196 billion users
  • Mobile social media usage has increased by 14% year over year to 2.958 billion users, with 93% of social media users accessing social from mobile
  • Internet users are projected to spend a combined total of 1 billion years online in 2018, of which 325 million years will be spent on social media

Also….. global growth of the internet is propelling ecommerce forward, with 1.77 billion internet users purchasing consumer goods online in 2017, an increase of 8% compared to a year ago. Collectively, consumers spent a total of USD $1.474 trillion on ecommerce platforms in the past 12 months, 16% more than in 2016.


About the Author

www.dsf.my is a service to the public and other website owners. www.dsf.my is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on any information contained within the site www.dsf.my. While the information contained within the site is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided in this website is correct, complete, and up-to-date. www.dsf.my is not responsible for the accuracy or content of information contained inside.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

Back to Top ↑
  • Find Us on Facebook

  • Recent Posts

  • Archives