Infographic Alert: Tags – their Impact, History & Some Internet Facts

Apparently this is a week of infographics. Hey, we’re not complaining – we kind of love them.

This ones all about tag management and comes to us from our buddies, TagMan who know all about, you guessed it, tags, which are important info retainers for your site, but can also bog it down. Here’s a couple fun facts we wanted to highlight:

– Slow-loading sites have a conversion rate 51% less than fast-loading sites
– In 1997 there were 70 million global internet users. As of 2012, there are 2.27 billion. YES, BILLION. Woah.
40% of visitors abandon a site if it takes more than 3 seconds to load. Impatience much?

Scroll through the graphic for more fun facts and info about the vast universe that is the Internet today and how tags play a role…