UK internet users now spend 64% more time using search engines (31 million hours per month in April 2010) than they did 3 years ago.
(UKOM, May 2010)
We are currently crossing the 1 zettabyte mark for the total amount of the world’s digital information (That’s a million milion gigabytes!). Digital information grew by 62% in 2009 to 800,000 petabytes (1 million gigabytes). This amount could be stored on 75 billion iPads, and is the equivalent of a century’s worth of constant tweeting by every man, woman and child.
(The Guardian, May 2010)
It is estimated that by 2012, 90% of data will be video
(Cisco as cited by www.readwriteweb.com, July 2010)
It is estimated that globally, over 62 million consumers will have internet access in their cars by 2016. This compares to the 970,000 consumers with access in 2009
(iSuppli Corporation as cited by eMarketer, June 2010)