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Big Data facts – How much data is out there?

Today, we decided to be a little “meta” and collect some data on Big Data. Read on to discover specific statistics related to internet users around the world. We’ve also thrown in some data predictions in terms of what the future has in store for us. Enjoy!

User data

How many people are actually using online platforms? We’ll tell you. Below you’ll find aggregated numbers from an array of sources. Feel free to click on the statistics to backtrack to the source.

Online activity

Alright, so we’ve discussed how many people are online. But let’s dive into some statistics related to what they are actually doing.

Future Predictions

So let’s look into the future. Albeit, predictions aren’t always to be trusted (especially considering some of these were made a couple of years ago), but we decided to include them anyway.

By the year 2020 (not as far away as it sounds),

The possibilities are endless

If these Big Data facts didn’t leave you feeling full of opportunities, let this final fact do that for you:

For more Big Data lessons, check out our Classroom category.

By | 2018-01-11T11:42:14+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Classroom|0 Comments