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Last Updated : Apr 17, 2018 03:51 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Internet is all about data and every second counts — Here's why

We bet you didn't know Internet was this fascinating!

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Internet | Internet is a fascinating place. What started off as an effective way to connect inter-departmental computers in the US in the 60s rapidly snowballed into a complex and complicated network of computers and servers connecting the whole world. There’s a sea change in the way the world uses internet now. You may look at the timer on the microwave and think 60 seconds is too long, but the same 60 seconds aren’t much on the internet — check out how. (Image: Reuters)
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Internet | Internet is a fascinating place. What started off as an effective way to connect inter-departmental computers in the US in the 60s rapidly snowballed into a complex and complicated network of computers and servers connecting the whole world. There’s a sea change in the way the world uses internet now. You may look at the timer on the microwave and think 60 seconds is too long, but the same 60 seconds aren’t much on the internet — check out how. (Image: Reuters)

Twitter | About 8,000 tweets are sent in one second. So, by the time you finished reading this, about 24,000 tweets have already been sent. (Image: Reuters)
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Twitter | About 8,000 tweets are sent in one second. So, by the time you finished reading this, about 24,000 tweets have already been sent. (Image: Reuters)

Instagram | About 839 Instagram photos are uploaded every second on the internet. (Image: Reuters)
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Instagram | About 839 Instagram photos are uploaded every second on the internet. (Image: Reuters)

Tumblr | There are about 1,364 Tumblr posts in a second on the social networking website. (Image: Reuters)
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Tumblr | There are about 1,364 Tumblr posts in a second on the social networking website. (Image: Reuters)

Skype | 3,085 Skype calls are placed in a second on the web. (Image: Reuters)
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Skype | 3,085 Skype calls are placed in a second on the web. (Image: Reuters)

Traffic on Internet | In a second the internet witnesses about 55,618 GB (55 Terabyte approx) of data traffic. (Image: Reuters)
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Traffic on Internet | In a second the internet witnesses about 55,618 GB (55 Terabyte approx) of data traffic. (Image: Reuters)

Google Search | About 66,365 queries are placed on Google search each second. (Image: Reuters)
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Google Search | About 66,365 queries are placed on Google search each second. (Image: Reuters)

YouTube | About 73,411 videos are viewed on YouTube in a second. Astonishing, isn't it? (Image: Reuters)
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YouTube | About 73,411 videos are viewed on YouTube in a second. Astonishing, isn't it? (Image: Reuters)

E-mails | A mind-boggling 2,682,322 emails are sent in a second. And believe it or not by the time you read this sentence 8,046,966 emails have been sent across the world. Isn’t internet truly fascinating? (Image: Moneycontrol | Source for all data: http://www.internetlivestats.com/one-second/)
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E-mails | A mind-boggling 2,682,322 emails are sent in a second. And believe it or not by the time you read this sentence 8,046,966 emails have been sent across the world. Isn’t internet truly fascinating? (Image: Moneycontrol | Source for all data: http://www.internetlivestats.com/one-second/)

First Published on Apr 17, 2018 03:51 pm
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