There are 6 million searches per second on Google

There are 6 million searches per second on Google

Internet and Drone Industry Facts

  • There are now 3.74 billion Internet users in the world as at March 2017.
  • Projected number of drones in the US by 2020:  7 million
  • The number of people using the Internet in China is more than double the population of the U.S.
  • The internet influenced sales to the tune of $2.1 trillion in 2016.
  • Estimated number of commercial drones in the air in 2018:  600,000
  • Over 2 million blog posts are published on the Internet every day.
  • Over 5.5 billion Google searches are made every day.
  • There are 1,547 domain name extensions (TLDs) as at the 17th of August 2017.
  • The most expensive domain name ever sold is, which was bought in 2005 for a $90 million.
  • As at August 2017, there are 1.24 billion websites in the world.
  • Percentage of Americans interested in drone deliveries:  47%
  • Largest concern about drone deliveries among Americans:  Theft Concerns (72%) and Damaged Packages (72%)
  • Top industry using drones in America:  Photography
  • The world’s first website was published on August 6, 1991 by British physicist Tim Berners-Lee.
  • 51.8 percent of all internet traffic comes from bots, while only 48.2 percent of internet traffic comes from humans.
  • Google is the world’s most visited website, followed by Youtube and Facebook. Chinese search engine Baidu is the world’s fourth most visited website.
  • The e-commerce industry is responsible for about $2 trillion in annual sales.
  • 95 percent of Americans shop online at least yearly.
  • Second largest industry using drones in America:  Real Estate
  • People spend an average of 5 hours per week shopping online.
  • Men spend 28 percent more money online than women.
  • Of the sales that occur through online marketplaces, Amazon is responsible for about 80 percent of sales.
  • The best day to send an email is on a Wednesday, and the worst day to send an email is on a Thursday.
  • 8 out of 10 consumers will shop online if offered free shipping.
  • Project size of the drone industry in 2020:  $13 Billion
  • There are more mobile Internet users than desktop Internet users. There are 3.5 billion global mobile Internet users as at August 2017.
  • 72 percent of females and 59 percent of males have abandoned a purchase due to shipping costs.
  • 78 percent of shoppers want e-commerce sites to include more images on their products pages.
  • There are 2.79 billion active social media users in the world. This is an increase of 21 percent from 2016.
  • Facebook now has over 2.01 billion monthly active users.
  • Projected value of the drone industry by 2025:  $90 Billion
  • Instagram has 700 million monthly active users.  28 percent of adult internet users use Instagram.
  • Twitter has 328 million monthly active users.
  • LinkedIn has 112.5 million monthly active users.
  • Projected number of small, hobbyist drones in use by 2021:  3.5 million
  • Social media influences the shopping activities of 23 percent of online shoppers.
  • Social media ad spend is expected to overtake newspaper ad spend by 2019.



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