May 17, 2022

Statistics: Internet 2011 in Numbers

Another MASSIVE, interesting, and useful compilation of statistics/charts from Royal Pingdom. This time a review of 2011 numbers.

All stats are linked to their source.

Superb work, a keeper!

Here’s a very small taste of what you’ll find.


Domain names

  • 95.5 million – Number of .com domain names at the end of 2011.
  • 13.8 million – Number of .net domain names at the end of 2011.

Social Media

  • 350 million – Number of Facebook users that log in to the service using their mobile phone.
  • 225 million – Number of Twitter account


  • 82.5% – Percentage of the U.S. Internet audience that viewed video online.
  • 76.4% – YouTube’s share of the U.S. video website market (December 2011).


  • 100 billion –Estimated number of photos on Facebook by mid-2011.
  • 51 million – Total number of registered users on Flickr.

Direct to Internet 2011 in Numbers

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.