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All Online Activity in 60 seconds

All Online Activity in 60 seconds

2.66 million searches a minute entered in Google worldwide and 5 million videos viewed on YouTube. Also we are all very active on social media. A new infographic shows how fast the internet has evolved within a year.

40 Maps That Explain The History and current Structure of the Internet

40 Maps That Explain The History and current Structure of the Internet

The internet increasingly pervades our lives, delivering information to us no matter where we are. It takes a complex system of cables, servers, towers, and other infrastructure, developed over decades, to allow us to stay in touch with our friends and family so effortlessly. Here are 40 maps that will help you better understand the internet — where it came from, how it works, and how it's used by people around the world.
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Fiber optic cables around the world

Fiber optic cables around the world