What happens in a minute on the web? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Just how much activity takes place on the internet these days, whether it’s social media, number of new mobile users, new viruses or the number of apps downloaded?
At the centre of it all is data – lots of it. In fact, some estimates reckon some 640,000 GB of data is transferred around the globe via the web every 60 seconds.
But where does that data go? And what is it being used for?
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Kevin May is a senior editor and one of the co-founders at Tnooz. He was previously editor of UK-based magazine Travolution and web editor of Media Week UK from 2003 to 2005.
He has worked in regional newspapers (Essex Enquirer) and started his career in journalism at the Police Gazette at New Scotland Yard in London. He has a degree in criminology, a postgraduate diploma in magazine journalism and will be publishing his first book - a biography about electronic band, Depeche Mode - soon.