Internet can be reckoned as the latest discovery of man which has revolutionized his rhythm of working and living. It has totally reduced the distance, broken all man-made barriers and made our world a compact place. It brought information at our doorstep opening before us, which is known as ‘Information Superhighway’ at the click of a button. As of April 2020, Internet has reached 59% of the world population, which is 4.57 billion people.
But, What do you think happens every minute on the internet? Here are the shortlisted apps, which are used often in this lockdown period. Netflix, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Amazon, WhatsApp, LinkedIn and Zoom. Do you know that the consumers on internet spend $1,000,000 every single minute.
Netflix is one of the most successful Over The Top (OTT) platforms ever created. As of April 2020, Netflix had over 193 million paid subscriptions around the with world with United of America at the top with 73 million subscribers. Netflix streamer stream 404,444 hours of video each minute.
Facebook, one of the most used social media apps has 2.7 billion active users now. Facebook users share 150,000 messages every minute.
Instagram is one of the most used social media app especially among the youth consists of 1 billion users. Instagram users post more than 347,222 stories every 60 seconds.
Over 1.8 billion people use log in into YouTube every month. Not to forget that's just the number of people who log in. YouTube's monthly user numbers is nearing to that of Facebook, the world's largest platform. YouTube users upload 500 hours of video.
Twitter has a total of 68 million users. Each minute twitter gains over 319 users.
Amazon, the world's largest online retailer and a prominent cloud services provider ships more than 6,659 packages every 60 seconds.
WhatsApp is the most popular mobile messenger app. It has more than 1.5 billion active users. They share more than 41,666,667 message every minute.
LinkedIn is employment-oriented online service which operates via websites mobile apps mostly. LinkedIn users apply for more than 69,444 jobs each minute.
Zoom Video Communications provides videotelephony and online chat services through a cloud-based peer-to-peer software platform and is used for teleconferencing, telecommuting, distance education, and social relations. Zoom hosts 208,333 participants in meeting every minute.