Global Index on the Development and Importance of the Internet

The World Wide Web Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by the inventor of the web Sir Tim Berners-Lee, for the first time has published a global index on the development and importance of the internet in particular countries and to the people. The project at the same time by using big data has a most modern approach.

In the current and first edition the index comprises 61 countries representing both industrial and developing countries. The so called Web Index counts indicators of Web Readiness, Web Use and The Impact of the Web. Whereas the first indicators are well known by common studies, the latter is most interesting by measuring social factors and the change of the society.

To get further information and the facts read the official blog post about the launch and visit the homepage of the WebIndex.

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