Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Some interesting 2009 Internet Statistics

Learn them now, impress your friends with your tech and intertubes savvy coffee conversation.

"Email

* 90 trillion – The number of emails sent on the Internet in 2009.
* 247 billion – Average number of email messages per day.
* 1.4 billion – The number of email users worldwide.
* 100 million – New email users since the year before.
* 81% – The percentage of emails that were spam.
* 92% – Peak spam levels late in the year.
* 24% – Increase in spam since last year.
* 200 billion – The number of spam emails per day (assuming 81% are spam)"

Royal Pingdom - Internet 2009 in numbers

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