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The Internet Transformation Over The Past 40 Years – Infographic

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The Internet is a vastly different beast today than it was 40 years ago. This illustration takes a look at the transformation that brought it from four computers to over 750 million households. In times of social media, in one single minute, it accommodates 700 videos, 28,000 Tumblr posts, 100,000 tweets and more than 34,000 Facebook likes–and that’s just average.

Source: WhoIsHostingThis

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The Growth Of The Internet Over The Past 10 Years – Infographic

cooltext615733272Remember in 2002, when computers like the Apple iMac G4 were the sleekest on the market?

Internet users were just starting to use high-speed broadband access, instead of that slow dial-up. Gone were the days of waiting. We could download a whole song in 10 minutes!

Fast forward to 2012: Computers are even more polished, and the Internet is faster. Ten years ago, Internet usage was more of a leisure — today, it’s practically as important as water or oxygen.

The animated infographic below, created by bestedsites.com, shows just how far technology has come in the past decade.

Source: Mashable.com, bestedsites

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