This is what happens online every 60 seconds in 2021 [infographic]

The use of the internet and social media has been increasing for years. We app, stream, like and share 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Internet and all the technology around it play a major role in our daily lives. The size of that role is shown in the infographic below.

Collect every year DOMO facts and figures about our online activities, asking the (now familiar) question: how much data do we generate online every 60 seconds? They visualized the results in the infographic below.

Amazing numbers

Every year it is surprising how many activities there are online in 1 minute. Usage continues to rise. In 2016, for example, 3.4 billion people used the worldwide web. Last year this had grown to 4.5 billion and this year the counter stands at 5.2 billion users! Together they are good for very online activities.

Did you know that YouTube users watch over 694,000 hours of videos in 60 seconds? Or that more than 167 million videos are viewed on TikTok? Or that 5.7 million searches are made in Google or that 856 minutes of webinars take place on Zoom?

About 6 million internet users shop online and more than 240,000 photos are shared by users on Facebook. On Instagram that is 65,000 photos and on Twitter even 575,000 messages in 60 seconds. 12 million people send an iMessage message and users on Snapchat send about 2 million Snapchats in 1 minute. And more than 452,000 hours of series and movies are streamed on Netflix.

Are you curious about the other facts and figures? Do you want to know more about how active we are on the worldwide web? Then scroll down to view the infographic. Click on the image for a larger copy.

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