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ClearSky24

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Tue May 21, 2024, 10:24 AM May 21

The internet is disappearing, study says [View all]

https://www.independent.co.uk/tech/internet-disappearing-dead-links-online-content-b2548202.html

Almost 40% of webpages from 2013 no longer exist a decade on, research finds

The internet is disappearing, a new study has suggested, as web pages and online content is lost.

The web is often thought of as a place where content lasts forever. But vast swathes of its are being lost as pages are deleted or moved, according to new research.

Of the webpages that existed in 2013, for instance, 38 per cent are now lost. Even newer pages are disappearing: 8 per cent of pages that existed in 2023 are no longer available.
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