What happens on the internet in 60 seconds? Answer – rather a lot!

What happens on the web in 60 seconds? Answer - rather a lot

Everyone knows the web is a busy thing – but a new infographic reveals just how much goes on – and the figures are rather astonishing.

Compiled by the Shanghai Web Designers team, the graphic slaps down a load of mighty impressive stats which – as far as we can see – are reasonably representative of what might happen over an average web minute.

Scroll down for the full list:

Sixty seconds on the internet

  • Search engine Google serves more that 694,445 queries
  • 6,600+ pictures are uploaded to Flickr
  • 600 videos are uploaded to YouTube, amounting to 25+ hours of content
  • 695,000 status updates, 79,364 wall posts and 510,040 comments are published on social networking site Facebook
  • 70 new domains are registered
  • 168,000,000+ emails are sent
  • The web browser FireFox is downloaded more than 1,700 times
  • 320 new accounts and 98,000 tweets are generated on social networking site Twitter
  • 370,000+ minutes of voice calls done by Skype users
  • iPhone applications are downloaded more than 13,000 times
  • 20,000 new posts are published on micro-blogging platform Tumblr
  • Popular blogging platform WordPress is downloaded more than 50 times
  • WordPress Plugins are downloaded more than 125 times
  • 1,200+ new ads are created on Craigslist
  • 100 accounts are created on professional networking site LinkedIn
  • 40 new questions are asked on YahooAnswers.com
  • 100+ questions are asked on Answers.com
  • 1 new article is published on Associated Content, the world’s largest source of community-created content
  • 1 new definition is added on UrbanDictionary.com
  • 13,000+ hours of music streaming is done by personalized Internet radio provider Pandora
  • 1,600+ reads are made on Scribd, the largest social reading publishing company