In just one minute on an average day, 700 videos, 28,000 Tumblr posts, 100,000 tweets and more than 34,000 Facebook likes hit the Internet.
And with Internet traffic expected to quadruple by 2014, these numbers aren’t slowing down any time soon.
Undeniably, the Internet looks vastly different than it did in its early years, when 400 Arpanet users received the very first spam email in 1978 inviting them to a product demo.
Web hosting search tool WhoIsHostingThis compiled research from PCWorld, Pew, YouTube and other sources to create an infographical look at the Internet, then vs. now:
Which stats surprise you most?
(Infographic via WhoIsHostingThis, image via Shutterstock)
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