What happens on the internet every minute?

Gone in 60 Seconds

In 60 seconds, Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, and their friendly carjacking cohorts can boost a high-dollar ride for sale to their fictional employer/nemesis. This is nothing compared to the things that happen on the web in any given 60 second period.

The folks over at ixtract put together a visualization that demonstrates some of the millions of activities that happen on the internet every minute. They include:

  • 12 websites hacked
  • 14 Spotify songs uploaded
  • 20 victims of identity theft
  • 50 blogs created
  • 70 domains registered
  • 100 LinkedIn accounts created
  • 320 Twitter accounts created
  • 411 Facebook accounts created
  • 416 website hack attempts
  • 435 email accounts created
  • 571 websites created
  • 600 YouTube videos uploaded
  • 717 new internet users
  • 1500 new blog posts
  • 3600 Instagram photos shared
  • 6600 Flickr photos uploaded
  • 1,805 users login to Pinterest
  • 20,000 new Tumblr posts
  • 27,777 Twitter users login
  • 79,364 Facebook wall posts
  • 83,000 dollars spent on Amazon
  • 100,000 Tweets Tweeted
  • 119,444 login to Facebook
  • 171,366 GB of data shared
  • 173,611 Facebook photos uploaded
  • 370,000 Skype calls made
  • 510,040 Facebook comments made
  • 639,800 GB of data transferred
  • 694,445 Google searches
  • 1,300,000 YouTube videos viewed
  • 20,000,000 Flickr photos viewed
  • 86,000,000 Spam emails received
  • 168,000,000 Emails sent

Here it is, visualized:

60 Seconds on the Internet
Written by Sal McCloskey

+Sal McCloskey is a tech blogger in Los Angeles who (sadly) falls into the stereotype associated with nerds. Yes, he's a Star Trek fan and writes about it on Uberly. His glasses are thick and his allergies are thicker. Despite all that, he's (somehow) married to a beautiful woman and has 4 kids. Find him on Twitter or Facebook,
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