Daily time online shows signs of saturation

An overview of time spent online, globally and regionally, between 2012 and H1 2018.

Daily time spent online is showing signs of saturation across all measured regions, according to the latest data from GlobalWebIndex. Daily average online consumption reached 6:42 (hours:minutes) in H1 2018, two minutes lower than the level seen in 2017. While this represented the first annual dip since 2015, it is still one hour and five minutes greater than the level seen in 2012.

Across all regions, time spent online has grown since 2012. Latin America not only grew the most (two hours and 31 minutes) but also has the highest level of consumption reported, at 8:52. The Middle...

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