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Monday, August 11, 2008 (read 1001 times)
Spanish is Fastest Growing Language on Internetby Stacey
Need another reason to learn Spanish?
According to data presented by the Spanish company www.red.es, our language has tripled its presence on the web over the last 8 years, becoming the third most spoken language on the web with 102 million users, behind English with 366 million users and Chinese with 184 million.
Internet connections are now widely available throughout Spanish-speaking countries, especially Argentina in Latin America. Spanish domains ending in " .es" (for "España") are also beginning to take over ".com" in Spain. Spain has become the European country with the most home internet access: a little over half of Spanish households all have a computer and get internet connection. By the end of 2007, the number of people connecting to the internet from home instead of from work increased by 3. Amazing!
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