The State Of The Internet In 2018

The State Of The Internet In 2018


Do you realise how important the internet is to you and your business in 2018? Writers Write now generates more than 90% of its business through social media channels and its blog. This is not a surprise.

Have a look at the state of the internet in 2018. According to a report from We Are Social, there are now more than 4 billion people around the world who use the internet.

The Numbers

Here are the essential takeaways for digital in 2018:

  1. The number of internet users in 2018 is 4.021 billion, up 7 percent year-on-year
  2. The number of social media users in 2018 is 3.196 billion, up 13 percent year-on-year
  3. The number of mobile phone users in 2018 is 5.135 billion, up 4 percent year-on-year

Over half of the world’s population is online, with Africa seeing the fastest growth rates. The number of internet users across the continent has increased by more than 20 percent year-on-year.

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This report includes statistics for more than 240 countries and it profiles the world’s biggest economies, including South Africa.

This image come from wearesocial.net. Follow the link to find out more about the state of the online world.

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 by Amanda Patterson

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