During Every Minute on the Internet … (Infographic)

Data Never Sleeps 5.0 is the fifth annual version of Domo’s infographic on what happens on the internet in a single minute

People in the U.S. use an average of nearly 2.658 million gigabytes of Internet data every minute, but on what? Data visualization company Domo answered that question, in infographic form.

Data Never Sleeps 5.0, the fifth annual version of Domo’s infographic on what happens on the internet in a single minute, contains statistics including:

  • Snapchat users shared 527,760 photos every minute.
  • Twitter users tweeted 456,000 times per minute.
  • 46,470 Instagram photos are posted each minute.
  • More than 120 new professionals join LinkedIn every 60 seconds.
  • 694,400 GIFs are sent each minute, up 22 percent from 569,200 in 2016.
  • YouTube users watch more than 4.146 million videos per minute.
  • Tumblr users publish 74,220 posts every minute.
  • 15.2 million text messages are sent per minute, up 334 percent from 3.5 million last year.
  • The Weather Channel receives 18 million forecast requests online every minute, up 22 percent from last year.
  • Netflix bucked the trend, with viewers watching 20 percent fewer hours per minute than in 2016, at 69,400.

Image of stopwatch courtesy of Spod/iStock.