The internet is older than most people realize. This infographic traces the history of the internet as it spread from the military and academia to the rest of the world.  Today, more than 2.7 billion people are using the internet on computers and mobile devices to search for information, connect with friends through social media, go shopping, and watch videos. See more statistics on how the internet has evolved through the years in the infographic below.

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