Internet users have increased to 4.5 billion in 2020 and they produce an extraordinary amount of data every 60 seconds through ad clicks, reactions on social media, shares, rides, transactions, streaming content, and whatnot.
According to a report titled “Data Never Sleeps 8.0” published by Domo, a US-based cloud software company, a gigantic amount of data is being generated constantly every minute in the world that is becoming increasingly digital by the day.
This digitization of the world has stepped into a new era following the Coronavirus pandemic which has transformed the role of technology and data in the lives of internet users.
Here is what goes on over the internet within every minute.
Each minute, 41,666,667 Whatsapp messages are sent while 1,388,889 video and voice calls are made.
479,452 people engage with content on Reddit, 69,444 people apply for jobs on LinkedIn, TikTok is downloaded 2,704 times, and Twitter gains 319 new users every 60 seconds.
147,000 photos are uploaded while 150,000 messages are sent on Facebook every minute that passes in 2020.
Each minute, YouTube users upload 500 hours of video, Netflix users stream 404,444 hours of video, and Spotify adds 28 new tracks to its music library.
347,222 Instagram users post new stories while 138,889 Instagram business profiles are clicked every 60 seconds.
Every minute, internet users make online orders worth $1 million, Venmo users send payments worth $239,196, and $3,805 are spent on in-app purchases.
Zoom hosts 208,333 participants in meetings and Microsoft Teams connect 52,083 users every minute.
Amazon ships 6,659 orders while DoorDash diners order 555 meals every single minute that is passing in 2020.