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Our world is getting smaller and smaller, thanks to the increasing number of folks connecting to the Internet. It is more connected, changing the way we live, work, communicate and share. Here is a visual representation of our connected planet, by the numbers.

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Our world is getting smaller and smaller, thanks to the increasing number of folks connecting to the Internet. Our world is getting faster, thanks to us being connected everywhere. Our world is getting more connected and that in itself is changing the way we live, work, communicate and share. Here is a visual representation of our connected planet, by the numbers.

Infographic by Column Five Media

  1. What are the units on the Y-axis on the bottom right chart “Global Mobile Data Forecast”?

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  2. There’s a typo, specifically an ill placed comma in the China broadband subscribers number. Otherwise great chart

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  3. this is how users connect to the internet — i thought the chart was going to about users are connected to each other !

    Calling Column Five Media – i want this infographic done better….

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  4. Thanks for the comments, guys. They should be addressed in the infographic now.

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  5. [...] By The Numbers: Our Very Connected, Always-On World Possibly related posts: (automatically generated)Google CEO: 200,000 Android devices sold each day – CNN.comGoogle’s Schmidt boasts 200K Android devices sold daily, waxes intellectual… [...]

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  6. Que legal, o Brasil é o 5° colocado!

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  7. [...] By The Numbers: Our Very Connected, Always-On World – Our world is getting more connected and that in itself is changing the way we live, work, communicate and share. Here is a visual representation of our connected planet, by the numbers. [...]

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  8. Considering the fact that the vast majority of china’s internet users are in internet cafés, this is also a bit misleading.

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  9. Great infographic. Why don’t you break them up (Broadband, Mobile Smartphone speeds, etc.) and provide embeddable code with links to gigaom.com. I would love to include aspects of this infographic in my blog but don’t want to the entire image.

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