Mobile Is Driving Digital Growth Worldwide [INFOGRAPHICS]
The annual report from digital agency We Are Social provides data from 240 countries for a detailed profile of worldwide social, mobile and digital penetration
No doubt social media has grown from what some considered a fad to an important communication medium. The annual report from digital agency We Are Social provides statistics of worldwide social, mobile and digital penetration, demonstrating just how far social has come — with indicators for the future.
According to the report, Internet use has grown from 35 percent to 42 percent worldwide. While nearly 90 percent of the North American population is connected, this number only represents 10 percent of the total internet population.
In fact, east Asia is the region with the highest percentage of Internet users worldwide at 27 percent, representing more than 50 percent of the population in the region.