This is what happens on the Internet in one minute

Have you ever wondered what happens on the web in real time? Over 50 percent of the world’s population has access to the internet nowadays, and today, we will be taking a look at what happens on the internet at any given minute.

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Twelve activities that happen on the internet in One Minute

  • 188 million emails
  • 41.6 million WhatsApp and Facebook messages
  • 4.5 million YouTube video views
  • 3.8 million Google searches
  • 2.1 million snaps
  • 1.4 million Tinder swipes
  • 1 million Facebook logins
  • 1 million Twitch views
  • $996,444 worth of online purchases
  • 87,500 tweets
  • 390,030 app downloads
  • 694,444 hours worth of Netflix streaming

188 Million Emails Sent Each Minute

Over 3.8 billion people have an email address, which exceeds 50 percent of the world’s population.

Google’s Gmail is the most popular email service provider out there, with over 1 billion active monthly users. In comparison, Gmail had 425 million active monthly users back in 2012.

41.6 Million Facebook and WhatsApp Messages Sent in One Minute

The massive volume of Facebook and WhatsApp messages being sent each minute is not surprising at all because nowadays everyone uses these two platforms to get in touch with friends, family, colleagues, and even businesses around them.

4.5 Million YouTube Videos Viewed in One Minute

YouTube is undoubtedly the No. 1 video sharing platform on the internet.

With over 300 hours of video content uploaded each minute, there is so much video content available on YouTube on pretty much any topic.

3.8 Million Google Searches Made in One Minute

Google is the most popular search engine out there, and people use the website to search for anything in their imagination.

With about 3.7 million searches made every minute, we can surely say that Google does have an answer for everything.

2.1 Million Snaps in One Minute

Snapchat is a viral social media platform with 190 million active daily users as per data made available during Q1 2019.

Snapchat is used by over 90 percent of all 13 to 24-year-olds and 75 percent of all 13 to 34-year-olds in the United States.

With such a young demographic of users, it is no surprise to see 2.1 million snaps being made and sent every minute.

1.4 Million Tinder Swipes in One Minute

If you feel it challenging to get a match on Tinder, then it is probably because of the massive number of Tinder users out there, which is very evident from the fact that 1.4 million Tinder swipes are made each minute.

For your further excitement, more than 20 billion matches are done on Tinder each day, and among those, over 1 million matches go out on a date per week.

1 Million Facebook Logins in One Minute

Facebook, the most popular social media platform, processes over 1 million successful login attempts each minute.

Even though the popularity of Facebook has slowed down in recent years, its user base is so vast that analysis predicts the number of dead Facebook users will outnumber the number of living users in the next 50 years.

1 Million Twitch Views in One Minute

Twitch is one of the best live streaming platform used by gamers that garner over 1 million views each minute.

The platform offers an opportunity for streamers and fans to interact live through gaming sessions.

The popularity of Twitch has increased substantially in recent times since gamers are moving away from YouTube because of issues related to the platform’s algorithm and Adsense.

$996,444 Worth of Online Purchases in One Minute

There is no doubt that people love to shop online. From clothes to electronics and even movies, close to $10 million are spent buying things online each minute.

87,500 Tweets Posted in One Minute

With over 330 million active monthly users and 87,500 tweets posted every minute, Twitter is indeed one of the most popular social media platforms out there.

Twitter is widely used by public figures and companies to stay in touch with fans and followers around the world. Do check out our article on the most followed Twitter profiles to know about the famous personalities on the platform.

390,030 App Downloads in One Minute

With over 2 million apps in the Google Play Store and 1.8 million apps in the Apple App store, combined with the billions of Smartphones and tablets present out there, it does not at all seem surprising that over 3.9 million apps are downloaded each minute.

694,444 Hours Worth Content Watched on Netflix in One Minute

Movie theatres in the US and Canada hit a 25-year low in terms of attendance back in 2017, and that is mainly because of streaming platforms like Netflix.

Netflix has a vast collection of latest movies, television shows, and unique content. People from over 200 countries stream over 690,000 hours of content on Netflix each minute.

So, out of all these activities, what do you spend the most time doing on the internet? Do let us know in the comments section below.

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