Facts and Figures about Internet Use 2013

It’s good to step back from our daily lives on the Internet to see a bigger picture. This article by Marisa Wong directs us to three presentations containing facts and figures that document the dramatic change to commerce and our lives due to the Internet.

Mary Meeker’s State of the Internet: Good, Bad or Somewhere In-Between? (Slideshare, May 29)

Mary Meeker’s slide show on Internet Trends (May 29) has a lot to do with devices, Internet traffic, and commercial use. There is continuing rapid growth in users outside of the United States, and tsunami level increases in content – photos, video, sharing. Google reigns as most used property, and Facebook as most used social media. Mobile is 15% of Internet traffic and projected to be 30% in 2014. Several are using Internet delivery to re-imagine their services.

Mitch Joel delivers some shocking facts, among them –.

  • Fact: “Google’s advertising revenue is bigger than that of the entire US print industry.”
  • Fact: “74% of businesses don’t have a plan to stay competitive in the new mobile world.”

Is your business or association re-imagining business in a mobile world?