The internet is growing faster than many of us ever realize. It is very difficult to wrap our heads around the size of the internet mainly because it is not a physical thing that we can see in one sitting.
So what really does happen in 60 seconds on the internet? I found a great infographic created by Go-Globe.com that gives us a great idea on what actually does happen in 1 minute on the web.
The infographic is displayed below but first here is a list of all that occurs online in 1 minute from largest volume to smallest volume:
- 168 million emails are sent.
- 695,000 Facebook status updates are posted.
- 694,445 searches are conducted on Google.
- 510,000 Facebook comments are posted.
- 370,000 minutes are spent using Skype.
- 98,000 tweets are tweeted on Twitter.
- 79,364 Facebook wall posts are submitted.
- 20,000 posts are created on Tumblr.
- 13,000 hours are spent listening to Pandora.
- 13,000 IPhone apps are downloaded.
- 12,000 new Craig’s List postings are made public.
- 6,600 new pictures/photos are uploaded to Flickr.
- 1,700 users download Firefox.
- 1,600 reads on conducted on Scribd.
- 1,500 new blog posts are posted. (Glad I could contribute!)
- 600 new videos are uploaded to YouTube.
- 320 Twitter accounts are created.
- 140 questions are answered between both Answers.com and Yahoo Answers.
- 125 WordPress Plugins are downloaded.
- 100 new LinkedIn accounts are created.
- 70 new domains are registered.
- 60 new blogs are created.
- 50 users download WordPress.
- 1 new definition is added to Urban Dictionary.