A survey of internet usage across Europe reveals that Google is the region's most popular website in every country except Sweden and Norway. The average European spent 24.1 hours online during the month of April. Most visited sites were Google, Microsoft, then Yahoo!. Russia's most visited sites were YANDEX.ru, MAIL.ru, and …
Does this imply then we Americans are a group of "Yahoos"?
Why do you speak of Europeans as a nation? It's a geographic continent. If you're going to refer to 'Europeans', then you should refer to North Americans, not 'Americans'.
implications for brits
Either we're thicker than the average european, or we read longer pages. If we spend the most time online, by only a small margin, then similar nationalities ought to have similar numbers of pages read. The swedes, who spend less time online read a whopping third more pages.
Kind of suggests that literacy in England is not what it used to be
Only 34 hours?
I spend a hell of a lot more time. Of course, I get paid to do that (but not read the Reg, hmmmph).
La la la, waiting for a test to run. I'm working and goofing off at the same time.
The obvious implication is that British users have slower internet connections than Swedish ones, since they took longer to look at fewer pages than their Swedish rivals.
So, Europe is a 'region' now is it?
I always thought it was a continent!
Europe is a continent in a geological sense only
If I look on a map it looks more like a peninsula of Asia. If not for plate tectonics it wouldn't meet the definition of continent.
only 34 hours 2
with how slow the internet is in the uk i am not surprised that we spend longest on line :P