What happens on the Internet every 60 seconds


Shanghai Web Designers.

By Rosa Golijan

Let’s say that it takes you exactly one minute to read through this post. In that time, over 6,600 photos will be uploaded to Flickr, about 70 new domains will be registered, over 1,200 new ads will be created on Craigslist, and more. Here’s what happens on the Internet every 60 seconds.
Now keep in mind that the data below and the infographic above come from the Shanghai Web Designers team. We have done our best to confirm that the statistics provided line up with known data, but you should still take everything with a hefty serving of salt.
That disclaimer aside and without further ado, here’s what’s happening each minute:

Search engine Google serves more that 694,445 queries

6,600+ pictures are uploaded to Flickr

600 videos are uploaded to YouTube, amounting to 25+ hours of content

695,000 status updates, 79,364 wall posts and 510,040 comments are published on social networking site Facebook

70 new domains are registered

168,000,000+ emails are sent

320 new accounts and 98,000 tweets are generated on social networking site Twitter

iPhone applications are downloaded more than 13,000 times

20,000 new posts are published on micro-blogging platform Tumblr

Popular web browser FireFox is downloaded more than 1,700 times

Popular blogging platform WordPress is downloaded more than 50 times

WordPress Plugins are downloaded more than 125 times

100 accounts are created on professional networking site LinkedIn

40 new questions are asked on YahooAnswers.com

100+ questions are asked on Answers.com

1 new article is published on Associated Content, the world’s largest source of community-created content

1 new definition is added on UrbanDictionary.com

1,200+ new ads are created on Craigslist

370,000+ minutes of voice calls done by Skype users

13,000+ hours of music streaming is done by personalized Internet radio provider Pandora

1,600+ reads are made on Scribd, the largest social reading publishing company

Impressive? Scary? Overwhelming? We’re not sure. But we do know that a lot happened in the few moments it took to look at this blog post — so you better rush to catch up.

Rosa Golijan writes about tech on MSNBC and there. She’s obsessed with Twitter and loves to be liked on Facebook.

(Source: MSNBC)

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