Here’s how much data we add to the internet every minute

Sixty seconds isn’t a long time, but with an estimated internet population of 3.2 billion people, a lot can be added to the internet in that time period.

Here’s how much data we add to the internet every minute

How much? Well, the team at Domo has had a go at figuring out averages in this mind-melting infographic, which really demonstrates that if you want to read everything on the internet, you’re probably best off not waiting for retirement. In fact, to have a good crack at it, you should probably quit your job now and hunker down with the laptop.internet_data_infographic

If we say I took 15 minutes to write this piece, take off ten minutes for image sourcing, CMS funsies and a deliberately ambiguous “other”, then I calculate that in an internet minute, I chipped in 40 words to sate the internet’s constant thirst for data. But then I haven’t looped any Vines, upvoted any Reddit submissions or hailed any Ubers. Yet.

Just remember the internet is far from equal. Here are 8 maps that demonstrate the point neatly.

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