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Thursday, October 4, 2012

How Much Data is Created Every Minute?

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The Internet has become a place where massive amounts of information and data are being generated every day. Big data isn’t just some abstract concept created by the IT crowd, but a continually growing stream of digital activity pulsating through cables and airwaves across the world. This data never sleeps: every minute giant amounts of it are being generated from every phone, website and application across the Internet. The question: how much is created, and where does it all come from?
To put things into perspective, this infographic by DOMO breaks down the amount of data generated on the Internet every minute. YouTube users upload 48 hours of video, Facebook users share 684,478 pieces of content, Instagram users share 3,600 new photos, and Tumblr sees 27,778 new posts published. These are sites many people around the world use on a regular basis, and will continue to use in the future. The global Internet population now represents 2.1 billion people, and with every website browsed, status shared, and photo uploaded, we leave a digital trail that continually grows the hulking mass of big data. See where else big data is coming from in the infographic below

2 comments:

Business Consultant said...

Great Post. Image is speaking about the title. Innovative way of explaination.

Ross Taylor said...

Such an interesting article. It's a great image to show a lot of data can be generated in per minute on different top websites. It can be generated by mobile phone, website and application across the Internet. Now in the world, 2.1 billion peoples using internet and with every website browsed. They update there status, shared photos, videos,texts and uploaded. The image is very informative for how to generate data by per minute. Market Analysis