Ideas and Discoveries magazine — 639,800 — this is how many gigabytes are exchanged within 60 seconds on the World Wide Web. During this time, busy users generate six new Wikipedia articles, and $83,000 worth of sales takes place via the Amazon website.
Within 1 minute, 20 million photos are loaded on Flickr, 204 million e-mails are sent, 320 new users register for Twitter, and a little more than 100 sign up for LinkedIn. As for Internet crime, there are 20 new victims of digital identity theft every minute.
1,300 people become new users of the Internet, 47,000 Apps are downloaded, 2 million search requests are processed by the search engine Google, 2 million clicks are counted on Facebook, and 277,000 members log in. 30 hours of footage are uploaded to YouTube, and 1.3 million videos are watched.