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10 Blazing Facts About Digital Marketing Activity

What takes place in 60 seconds on the internet? 695k status updates and 500k comments are posted on Facebook. Digital marketing is hot. Here's what else.

We all know the volume of activity on the Internet, be it social sharing or otherwise, is astounding—but, what about the pace?

In the time it takes you to read this sentence an almost dizzying amount of status updates, emails, tweets, online purchases, photos, etcetera, were shared across the web.


Just how fast does the web move? In a mere 60 seconds:

1. Over $270,000 is spent on e-retail websites (Social Skinny).

2. 695,000 status updates, 79,364 wall posts and 510,040 comments are published on Facebook (IB Times).

3. More than 168,000,000 emails are sent (IB Times).

4. 600 videos are uploaded to YouTube equaling over a day of new content (GoGulf).

5. Google processes 694,445 search queries (IB Times).

6. 13,000 iPhone applications are downloaded (BigPicture).

7. 98,000+ tweets are sent and 320+ new Twitter accounts are created (BigPicture).

8. 100 accounts are created on the professional networking site LinkedIn (LinkedIn).

9. 25,000+ new posts are created on Tumblr (AllTwitter).

10. 40 new questions are posted to Yahoo Answers (AllTwitter).

These are pretty impressive numbers, but don’t let them scare you. You’re about to start on a fresh new sixty seconds, so get moving and make them count.

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