“Digital Decay”: How 38% of Websites from 2013 Have Vanished from the Internet

Ismail R.
2 min readMay 21, 2024

A new study highlights a significant issue on the internet: much of the content that appears there vanishes within months or years. The web is constantly disintegrating, with millions of sites and web pages that were once available now disappearing. This phenomenon, though known, lacked concrete data about its scale — until now.

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Ismail R.

Early passion for computers led to a professional focus on aligning business with IT. Balancing academic and practical experience, especially in cybersecurity.