The internet is disappearing, study says

May 21, 2024

Read our privacy policy Thanks for signing up to theIndyTech email {{ #verifyErrors }} {{ message }} {{ /verifyErrors }} {{ ^verifyErrors }} Something went wrong. Please try again later {{ /verifyErrors }}The internet is disappearing, a new study has suggested, as web pages and online content is lost. Even newer pages are disappearing: 8 per cent of pages that existed in 2023 are no longer available. That happens on otherwise functional websites, the study from the Pew Research Center indicated, rather than happening when whole websites disappear. The study was completed by gathering a random samples of almost a million webpages, taken from Common Crawl, a service that archies parts of the internet.