| Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 22.214.171.124 |
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
|Become a Pro Member|
|Report UK: More Than Two Million Britons Come Online In Last Year|
| 1:43 pm on Jun 30, 2010 (gmt 0)|
Report UK: More Than Two Million Britons Come Online In Last Year [news.bbc.co.uk]
|Nearly two million more Britons have come online during the last year, over half of which are over 50, according to new research. |
The UK Online Measurement Company (UKOM) found that the net audience now stands at 38.8 million, up from 36.9 million at the same time last year.
The majority of internet newbies were made up of over-50s, with more men than women joining up.
There must be traffic to be had with that. The question might be what kind of traffic and where might it come from.
|brotherhood of LAN|
| 1:49 pm on Jun 30, 2010 (gmt 0)|
With the majority being over-50's, I'd imagine they would have more disposable income.
| 1:54 pm on Jun 30, 2010 (gmt 0)|
Oh how times change:
Research by MORI reported by the BBC found 10 million UK homes now connected to the Net compared to 6 million last year.
| 5:02 pm on Jun 30, 2010 (gmt 0)|
|With the majority being over-50's, I'd imagine they would have more disposable income. |
My next door neighbour is almost 70 and he went online a year or two ago. Only problem is that I am his savvy next door neighbour if you get my drift! :(
| 9:47 pm on Jun 30, 2010 (gmt 0)|
Or is it two million divorces with both parties now with their own accounts and email addresses rather than one between them?
I suppose I could find how the figures were calculated with a bit of digging but its too late at night
All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved