The World Wide Web is Everywhere and it is growing almost in the speed-of-light. And it grows in a rate that on average 7 billion pages are added to the internet everyday.
Did you know that every 60 seconds:
1- The search engine Google serves more than 694,445 queries
2- 6,600+ pictures are uploaded on Flickr
3- 600 videos are uploaded on YouTube videos, creating another 25+ hours of content
4- 695,000 status updates, 79,364 wall posts and 510,040 comments are published on Facebook
5- 70 new domains are registered
6- 168,000,000+ emails are sent
7- 320 new accounts and 98,000 tweets are generated on Twitter
8- iPhone applications are downloaded more than13,000 times
9- 20,000 new posts are published on micro-blogging platform Tumblr
10- The browser FireFox is downloaded more than 1,700 times
11- The blogging platform WordPress is downloaded more than 50 times
12- WordPress Plugins are downloaded more than 125 times
13 -100 accounts are created on LinkedIn
14- 40 new questions are asked on YahooAnswers
15- 100+ questions are asked on Answers.com
16- 1 new article is published on Associated Content, the world’s largest source of community-created content
17- 1 new definition is added on UrbanDictionary
18- 1,200+ new ads are created on Craigslist
19- 370,000+ minutes of Skype voice calls
20- 13,000+ hours of music streaming on Pandora
21- 1,600+ reads are made on Scribd
Everyday, 15 petabytes of new information are generated.
The amount of information today is approximately 988 exabytes (equivalent to a stack of books from the Sun to Pluto and back.
Today, the processing power of the Web is almost equivalent to one human brain. By 2040, it will exceed the total processing power of all of humanity.
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