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Data Stories: Fastest Internet, Online Activity, Annoying Ads

Where downloads are fastest, how quickly websites rack up interactions, and which online advertisements are the most hated.


Download Speeds


Recent tests indicate that Internet speeds are increasing across the U.S., but some areas have it better than others. Statista provides this infographic that shows the cities with the fastest and slowest download speeds.


We’re All Online

internet stats

This giant chart from FX Tools keeps a running total of all the Google searches, Facebook likes, tweets, LinkedIn searches, etc. that (statistically) happened since the page was loaded. It’s an interesting way to view the scope of constant activity online. 


No One Likes Ads

Nielsen Norman Group

The user experience experts at Nielsen Norman Group survey adults periodically to determine whether/how much people hate online advertising. As this series of charts shows, no advertising is liked, but some styles are more despised than others.


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