Internet Usage Stats may Surprise you

The face of the typical Internet user is changing, according to new statistics released by Deloitte and Touche and Jupiter Research.

It has long been thought that teenagers will easily replace adult users of the Internet, but in fact, adults spend more than twice as much time online as teenagers. Jupiter reports that adults were clocked in at an average of 728 minutes a month, while teenagers totaled 303 minutes a month.

The reason is attributed to less time available due to outside activities and planned commitments.

Deloitte and Touche figures indicate Internet usage has soared to 78 million users in foreign countries, especially Asian countries like Japan, China and Korea. Meanwhile, eMarketer says Western Europe also is seeing a surge of users: 56.6 million in 2000, compared with 38.2 million in 1999.

You may like these other stories...

Following other recent high-profile hacking events, investigators discovered yesterday that hackers broke into the draft work paper files of several famous CPA firms. Revealing images of the scantily clad documents have been...
For bitcoin users, the taxman cometh. And you best know how to calculate taxes owed on what the IRS calls convertible virtual currency.In March 2014, the IRS issued Notice 2014-21, which declares virtual currency will be...
Earlier this year I wrote about my mixed feelings on Excel for iPad's debut. My closing sentence for that article read "The early iterations of Microsoft products tend to have rough edges that get smoothed out with...

Already a member? log in here.

Upcoming CPE Webinars

Sep 18
In this course, Amber Setter will shine the light on different types of leadership behavior- an integral part of everyone's career.
Sep 24
In this jam-packed presentation Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA will give you a crash-course in creating spreadsheet-based dashboards. A dashboard condenses large amounts of data into a compact space, yet enables the end user to easily drill down into details when warranted.
Sep 30
This webcast will include discussions of important issues in SSARS No. 19 and the current status of proposed changes by the Accounting and Review Services Committee in these statements.
Oct 23
Amber Setter will show the value of leadership assessments as tools for individual and organizational leadership development initiatives.