The Internet has come a heck of a long way in the short 10 years since 2002. Ultra-fast broadband has taken the place of the blips and bleeps of 56Kb dial-up systems; flashy ads, high-resolution pictures and interactive banners have replaced basic HTML coding; while the introduction of ‘Web 2.0’ has changed the way in which we interact with the World Wide Web forever.

Now, an infographic by Best Education Sites shows just how much the landscape of the World Wide Web has changed over the last ten years. From visualising the growth in internet users the world over, to the type of content we consume and the searches we make, to the rapid expansion in the number of websites it holds, it’s a remarkable insight. Here’s to the next ten years…

Richard Birkett

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