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How The Internet Has Spread Around The World [Infographic]

•, By Emily Elert
 When Tim Berner-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1991, it was a bit of a misnomer--at the time, virtually all of the world's five million internet users were concentrated in just 12 countries, and 70 percent were dialing up from within the United States alone.

But, as today's infographic demonstrates, the WWW has become significantly more worldwide over the past two decades. By 2010, more than 2 billion people--or about one-third of the global population--had access to the internet, up from something like .05 percent in 1990, and less than 10 percent of users worldwide now reside in the U.S

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