The Internet in Real Time

By the time you finish reading this sentence, there will have been 219,000 new Facebook posts, 22,800 new tweets, 7,000 apps downloaded, and about $9,000 worth of items sold on Amazon… depending on your reading speed, of course. Now that the Internet is widely available, just one second of global online activity is jam-packed full of events, from communication with others to data storage to entertainment options galore.

The amount of data uploaded to the Internet in a single second is a staggering 24,000 gigabytes. Cisco forecasts that monthly Internet data will reach 91.3 exabytes – or 1 billion gigabytes – by the year 2016, pushing the amount of online activity even higher.

Want to know what else happens in single second online? Click here to find out what has happened on the Internet just since you loaded this page!

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