How Internet Activity Has Changed In 2022
Nov 23, 2022
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks. Each year it grows, however, since the lockdown the trend usage has shown exponential growth. The big question everyone is asking is: will this continue? Some of the trends that emerged in 2020 subsided, and some others have continued to 2022 and will eventually subside, but many more will stick.
With a current worldwide estimated population of 7.9 billion, approximately 5.25 billion people have access to and use the internet or mostly use mobile online games, Videos streaming, E-commerce Business. From the year 2000 to 2022 or after covid, the usage of the internet has significantly soared at 1.355% and is likely to continue growing rapidly. In 2022, Asia still continues to account for the majority of internet users. 2,790,150,527 people in Asia are online, which makes up a huge share of 53.1% of the global internet population.
Internet Activities on Blogging sites
If you are planning your own website, it is worth knowing that till 2022, 34.5% of all websites have shown to use WordPress as their content management system. That's over a huge 127 million websites in total! If yours is a website to blog-on, it is worth noting that more than 6.7 million people have been found to blog on popular blogging sites like Tumblr, Blogger, and more. Blogger is the largest blogging platform with over 46 million monthly active users in 2022.
Internet Activities on Gaming Platforms
Many of us have downloaded or played video games throughout our lives, whether it was to construct an empire or to collect Pokemons. According to estimates from 2021, the total number of games in the world was predicted to be 2.96 billion. Furthermore, it is predicted that the number of people who play games on PCs, consoles, tablets, and smartphones will exceed 3 billion this year and reach 3.32 billion by 2024. While researching gaming trends on the internet we came across Kongregate, and a novel platform Novibet. While Kongregate proved as the top video gaming platform for children's games, Novibet on this page ranked number one for its premium collection of ‘betting games' according to our survey. According to 'financesonline,' there will be 2.69 billion video game players in the world by 2020. Based on a 5.6% year-on-year growth estimate, this amount will reach 3.07 billion in 2022-23.
Internet Activities on eCommerce
However, if yours is going to be some website related to eCommerce, you must note that yearly global eCommerce (online store) sales have totaled 7.9 trillion US dollars. Mobile eCommerce sales now account for 72.9% of all online purchases. While you might be interested in what to sell and what not, we find it worth a mention that toys and hobbies have been the number one item categories of purchase for the year 2022.
Internet Activities on social media channel
Given the usage in 2022, Facebook bagged the title of third most visited website in the world. Facebook proved that it isn't just for connecting with friends and family. In fact, 78% of users used the platform in 2022 to find new products and services. Facebook, thus, bagged the title of most popular marketing platform for any social media channel for B2B and B2C businesses in 2022 too. Among the dozens of streaming platforms worldwide, YouTube bagged the title of the most popular video streaming platform. Video is an integral part of the buying journey for consumers in the modern world and it was seen that 50% of people on the internet watched videos and product demos on YouTube before purchasing anything.
Here, we have presented to you all the most relevant statistics about the internet this year.