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The Year Is 2015. Half Of The World Now Has Internet Access

05/29/2015 08:58 EDT | Updated 05/29/2015 12:59 EDT

If you're reading this then it means you're part of the 50 per cent of the world capable of viewing cat videos, sending emails and shopping online.

Well, that's what the United Nations predicts come the end of 2015: a world where 3.2 billion people will be connected by the World Wide Web. The report from the organization highlights how internet penetration — that's the percentage of people who have internet access — has increased seven-fold in the last 15 years.

But that's just the tip of digital iceberg. For more, give the video above a watch because it means you've got internet connectivity and that's the One Thing You Should Know Today.

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