The Internet has transformed communication, entertainment, information-gathering, and education across the globe. However, the scope of change varies widely from country to country – it represents the most important technological development of the millennial generation, the online technology affects the lives of those who use the internet, and how the views & behavior of users differ from those of people who are not online:
Via 30 countries, compiling the responses of internet users and non-users age 18 and older, you can determine the landmark insights for the digital state:
- 90% of the US population now using the internet, this accounts for about 8.5% of the total amount of internet users in the world.
- There is a noticeable gap between the most highly connected states, Washington (80.0%), New Hampshire (79.8%), and Minnesota (79%).
- About 86% of internet users in the United States check email daily or several times a day.
- United States internet users are more likely to be concerned about corporations violating their privacy online than about governments violating their online privacy.
- A majority of users in all countries visit social networking sites at least weekly: Russia (76%), Turkish Cyprus (73%), the United States (67%), and Greek Cyprus (66%).
- More than 40% of users look for product information online at least weekly: Taiwan (58%), Russia (55%), and the United States (52%).
- Nearly all countries surveyed report that 12% or less of the internet users purchase online at least weekly. Only the United States reports a higher figure (25%).
A Graph Shows The Internet Users Who Visit Social Media Platforms.