Google and Wikipedia have a responsibility to see that their content isn’t skewed – and we users should hold them to account
We recently passed a milestone in the history of human connectivity – people online now make up the majority of the world’s population. This has largely gone unnoticed, but it is an important moment and not just for statistical reasons.
North American and European internet users now make up only about a quarter of the world’s users. Furthermore, while countries like the US and the UK have almost reached internet saturation, Africa, Asia and Latin America are home to billions more people who will come online in the next few years.