chapter  3
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Web Literacy

You are a creator for the web, and your creative participation helps the web grow and become more advanced. In fact, your participation is exponentially increasing the Internet at a rate of over 40 percent per year. As more users create and more devices come online, the Internet has expanded from the browser and the World Wide Web to the “things” such as phones, wearables, and household items-basically anything with an Internet connection. The content you create is part of the future web, an immense database of everything we are all working on. It’s estimated that, by 2020, the web will be 44 zettabytes (44 trillion gigabytes) big.1