What Happens in 60 Seconds on The Internet

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Shut down your Internet for sixty seconds and here's a sampling of what you will miss:

  • 1500+ blog posts
  • 98,000 new tweets
  • 12,000 new ads on Craigslist
  • 20,000 new posts on Tumblr
  • 600 new videos (25+ hours worth) on YouTube

The sheer volume of data being pumped across our series of tubes every minute is impressive, but you have to wonder how much of this data is just useless spam trying to sell you Viagra. [Go-Globe, Laughing Squid and Design You Trust]

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Bah!, I remember the old days when all you got from the internet in 60 seconds was 1 Jpeg. You young'uns don't know your born.