Data is being created every day without us even noticing it. Given how much information is floating around these days, it's tempting to talk about big data only in terms of size. Big data describes the massive avalanche of digital activity pulsating through cables and airwaves, but it also describes all the things were never able to measure before. With every stats we share, every article we read or every photo we upload, we are creating a digital trail that tells a story. The below infographic created by, Domo team takes a closer look at how much data is generated in one minute on social media.
Some key takeaways:
In 60 second, Google receives over 4,000,000 search queries, YouTube users upload 71 hours of new videos, Pinterest users Pin 3,472 photos, Facebook users share, 2,460,000 pieces of content, Twitter users share 277,000 tweet, Apple users download 48,000 apps.
The global internet population grew 14.3 percent from 2011 - 2013 and now presents 2.4 Billion people.