Internet Usage Predictions for this Year

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Although we are nearly two months in to 2012 it is interesting to note that some are predicting global internet growth of more than 3% this year.  In the past five years internet usage has grown a whopping 121% showing just how reliant we are on it in our daily lives.

By the end of this year almost 76% of the world’s population will be on the internet and according to the infographic more than half of us will suffer from a malady termed ‘e-anxiety’ if we can’t check our email or Facebook page.

40% of us will be accessing social media from our mobile phone and it is predicted that there will be 62.8% more Tablets users with the majority using the iPad.

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About thedigitalconsultant

Roger Smith is a retired international, digital consultant and former British Council Director of Online Operations within the East Asia region.
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