Internet Statistics

Want to know how many people you can network with on the Internet? I did. Here’s what I found out:


  • 126 million – The number of blogs on the Internet (as tracked by BlogPulse).
  • 27.3 million – Number of tweets on Twitter per day (November, 2009)
  • 57% – Percentage of Twitter’s user base located in the United States.
  • 350 million – People on Facebook.
  • 50% – Percentage of Facebook users that log in every day.
  • 234 million – The number of websites as of December 2009.
  • 47 million – Added websites in 2009
  • 1 billion – The total number of videos YouTube serves in one day.

Source: Mark Zuckerberg, Harvard alum and one of Facebook’s founders
“Today [Feb. 4, 2010] we’re celebrating our sixth birthday, and this week there will be 400 million people on Facebook. Just one year ago we served less than half as many people….”

source: Jeff Wiener, CEO,
“LinkedIn has 50 million users worldwide and we’re growing that figure at roughly one new member per second. When LinkedIn launched in 2003, it took 477 days — almost a year and four months — to reach our first million members. This last million took only 12 days”