Today, 3 billion people have access to the internet. Hundreds of millions of people are now part of online communities. Around 1.5 billion people use Facebook, more than a billion people use Google and 900 million people use WhatsApp.
How the internet is uniting the world
Dex Torricke-Barton
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These are amazing stats, especially given the speed at which the Internet has grown! It’s baffling to think what low cost mobile platforms and a push from companies like Google and Facebook to bring countries without easy access online for the first time will have on these numbers over the coming years. While the world can sometimes feel like a very bleak place, the power of one tool that has the power to unite us in a common way gives me a renewed sense of wonder and excitement.

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