NACDL - Using the Web (Visible, Invisible and Deep) to Investigate Government Experts

Using the Web (Visible, Invisible and Deep) to Investigate Government Experts

The Internet is here to stay, and it is getting bigger and bigger. As of August 8, 2005, Google reported it had indexed over 11.3 billion active pages.1 At the end of 2010 there were 255 million websites, 21.4 million being new that year.2 Who used it? Two billion users worldwide with an increase of 14 percent that year alone. An estimated 2.2 billion individuals will access the Internet in 2012.3