Internet Empires

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Source: The Age of Internet Empires (Oxford Internet Institute)

Who dominates the internet?

The above map by the Oxford Internet Institute illustrates the most visited website in each country – showing that Google and Facebook are the two largest ’empires’, with extensive ‘territories’ in the Americas, Europe, Africa and parts of Asia.

And to put this in a population perspective…the countries where Google is the most visited website account for half of the entire Internet population, with over one billion people. That’s a lot of Googling!

TopSitePerCountry_InternetPopulation
Source: The Age of Internet Empires (Oxford Internet Institute)

 

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