Dynamic Chiropractic - December 14, 1998, Volume 16, Issue 26|
The Ever-Expanding Web
Alexa Internet, one of the leading navigation services on the World Wide Web, recently conducted a two-year survey on the size, growth and usage of the Web. Among the more interesting statistics the survey found:1
Since 1996, Alexa has taken on the arduous task of archiving the contents of the entire World Wide Web. The company has archived more than 12 terabytes (tera=one trillion or 1012) of data, equivalent to more than half of all the information stored in the Library of Congress. For more information on Alexa's ongoing internet project, visit the company's website at www.alexa.com.
1. Measuring the pulse of the web. The Seybold Report on Internet
Publishing November 1998 (www.seyboldreport.com).