What Happens on the Internet Every Minute

What can you do in 60 seconds? Everyone says that the internet moves very fast but the question is that how fast it moves. How much data get shared or uploaded on the internet? Today the number of networked devices is equal to the total population and it is estimated that in 2015 the networked devices will be twice the global population.

Intel has revealed some stats that describe what happens in sixty seconds on the internet. While you calculate this, a lot already did happen on the internet. Keep in mind that we are talking about social media statistics, emails, uploading and downloading of pictures and videos, online transactions etc. Here we represent you some astounding statistics on What Happens on the Internet Every Minute?

What Happens on the Internet Every Minute


Flickr is an image and video hosting website. Now this service is widely used by the bloggers on blogs and social media. According to the stats, it has 20 million photo views every minute.


LinkedIn is the biggest business oriented social networking service. It is served worldwide and available in 20 languages. It has more than 300 million users around the globe and 11 thousand professional searches every minute.


Skype is a free instant message and voice conferencing service, released in August 2003, developed by the Microsoft Skype Division. It became a popular for its additional features such as file transfer. Every minute, 1.4 million people connect with each other.


Vine is a mobile app owned by Twitter that enables users to create short video clips up to six seconds. It was founded in June 2012 and now Vine users share 8333 videos every minute.


Yelp is an online urban guide and a business review website. It began as an email service website and later changed to social networking features. Every minute, Yelp users post 26,380 reviews.


Pandora internet radio service is a music streaming service. This service is only available in the United States and limited access in Australia and New Zealand. Every minute, Pandora users listens to an average of 61,141 hours of music.


The World Wide Web service was founded in 1990 and now it is a very important part of our life. Today, there are around 1 billion websites in the world. Every minute 70 new domain names are registered and 571 new websites are created.


According to the report, there are more than 3.9 billion emails accounts worldwide. In 60 seconds, email users send 204 million messages across the world.


Pinterest is a free website service which allows users to upload and manage images through collection, known as pinboards. Every minute, averages of 3472 images are pinned by the users.


In every 60 seconds, 100 hours of new video are uploaded on the YouTube. It is estimated that it would take you more than 550 years to watch all videos.


Amazon.com is an American e-commerce company, founded by Jeff Bezoz in 1994. Now it is the biggest online retailer in the world. According to the statistics, they make over an average of $83,000 every minute.


Instagram is an online photo sharing website and a social networking platform. Every second, an average of 3600 photos are uploaded, means users post 216,000 new photos every minute.

Apple Inc.

Apple Inc. is best known as some of the most popular consumer electronics product such as iPhone, Mac, iPad, iPod etc. According to the report, 15 thousand songs and 48,000 applications are downloaded every minute.


WhatsApp is one of the most popular messengers service. Users can send images, videos as well as audio messages. According to statistics, WhatsApp users share an average of 39,222 images every minute.


Twitter is an online social networking website and a micro blogging platform that allows users to read and post messages. The website handles more than 277,000 fresh tweets every minute.


Facebook is the largest social network in the world, having more than 1.23 billion active users. 757 million people log onto Facebook and 4.5 billion likes generated on daily basis, 300 new profiles are created every minute.

Google Searches

Every minute, Google handles over 4 million search queries. It annually receives more than 2.1 trillion search queries.

Written by
Varun Kumar

Varun Kumar is an experienced science and technology journalist interested in machines, AI, and space exploration. He received a Master's degree in computer science from Indraprastha University. To find out what his latest project is, feel free to directly email him at [email protected] 

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  • Hi Varun,

    You always comes with something unique and different. Almost all information new for me and those are interesting also.

    Thanks for the great sharing.