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Did you know that there were 100,000,000 new Twitter accounts opened in 2010 or that there was a 14% increase in the number of internet users last year? Did you know that the region that produces the most spam is Europe and that there are literally hundreds of companies born to operate alongside Twitter?

We’re suckers for some good infographics, so we’ve pulled together a few for you below. Each one can be blown up simply by clicking. Please enjoy and tell us in comments what stat most stands out to you:

BONUS Infographic:

If you like cuss words and awesome digital art and don’t find pornographic references offensive, check out @TheOatmeal’s State of the Web 2010; here’s a sample below, click to proceed:



  1. Agent for Movoto

    January 27, 2011 at 7:08 pm

    I love diagrams and stuff like this. As a Millennial, I didn’t become a participant in the internet until the age of instant Messaging, so all this history is FASCINATING, really. I had no idea what GeoCities really DID till today.

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