We are living in the internet age, for getting any information we go online and search for it. Do you ever realize how much time we spend online using social media like facebook, twitter or apps like snapchat, instagram, whatsapp or watch videos on youtube or other video sites or searching for other stuff.
According to stats average individual spends around 6 hrs a day on the internet, and around 1/3rd of their lifetime. If we calculate active internet users to time spent we get around a billion years of internet time in 2018. This number is just going to grow with the increasing population and qucik access to the internet.
- Internet users in 2018 is 4.021 billion, up 7 percent year-on-year
- Social media users in 2018 is 3.196 billion, up 13 percent year-on-year
- Mobile phone users in 2018 is 5.135 billion, up 4 percent year-on-year
When considering an individual a single minute of internet activity would not seem much, but when considering billions of people doing a single activity in single minute, that is a huge data. This is growing every year. Can you imagine how much data is surfed in 60sec on internet, just go through this infographic and you would know.
Infographics showing An Internet Minute in 2018
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Also published on Medium.