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Do you have a farm on Facebook? Or, are you tearing up the neighborhood on Mafia Wars? Online Gaming has exploded in popularity over the past several years as the technology has increased. Online gaming is more than just a genre. It has entered into the fabric of American society, especially with the youth of the country. Over the past 5 years, online gaming has become a huge segment of the total online experience.
Nielsen periodically releases data from its studies of consumer behavior online. Here are the latest findings regarding social networking, branding and world net usage.
Total Time Spent Worldwide
The average American spends more than 60 hours a month online. This is the equivalent of 30 straight days a year.
Recently, the UK government passed The Digital Economy Act which included many, perhaps draconian, measures to combat online music piracy (including withdrawing broadband access for persistent pirates).
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