DESCRIPTION: CANUCKS SPEND MORE TIME ONLINE THAN ANYONE ELSE ON EARTH, ACCORDING TO NEW DATA FROM WEB RESEARCH FIRM COMSCORE. AND IT’S NOT EVEN BY A SMALL MARGIN – THE AVERAGE CANADIAN SPENDS 43.5 HOURS A MONTH ON THE WEB, ALMOST TWICE THE WORLDWIDE AVERAGE OF 23.1 HOURS.
Date: March 8, 2011
According to the comScore report, the number of unique online visitors in Canada hovered at about 23 million users in the fourth quarter of 2010, almost unchanged from the same period a year earlier, and less than a 10th of the number of Web users in China. Of 11 countries surveyed, Canada ranks first in the number of website visits per user per month, at 95.2, and second only to South Korea in number of pages viewed, at 3,349. Read rest of story
Questions for discussion:
1. Why do you feel that Canadians use more Internet that other countries?
2. Are there any downsides to Canada as a result of Canadians using the Internet more than others?