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1984-2013 Has Seen Incredibly Impressive Growth in Web Usage

By: Gil Haddi - Published: Sep 4, 2013 • References: whoishostingthis and mediabistro
There is no denying that the online world has grown incredibly huge incredibly quickly since 1984 and WhoIsHostingThis.com demonstrates exactly how our web usage has changed over time.

Considering the numbers of websites alone, going up dramatically from 130 in 1983 to 634 million in 2012, Internet usage is one of the fastest-expanding industries that ever existed. Today the web is used for everything from looking up the smallest facts and how-tos to one of the most-used forms of communicating with the world via various social media platforms.

Mobile internet has furthered the growth of web usage even more with app usage and the fact that 56 billion apps are predicted to be downloaded in 2013 alone.