Man uses Skype internet phone in Taipei
A man uses a Skype internet phone next to a laptop in Taipei November 11, 2005. REUTERS

Traffic on internet is busting at the seams and everyone wants a piece of this action.

New business models, products and devices have been launched to tap the web. The web is due to grow further as impediments are removed like ICANN has devised a new rule which allow domain users to use any word in any language other than just .com, .org and .net. Currently 60 domains are registered every day.

A new finding by reveals the astounding pace at which things work on the web in a report about all that happens in 60 seconds on the world wide web.

Interesting facts tumble out as to what happens in 60 seconds on the web. Here is a list:

  • Google processes 694,445 search queries
  • 600+ pictures are uploaded on Flickr
  • 600 videos are uploaded on YouTube videos
  • 695,000 status updates, 79,364 wall posts and 510,040 comments are published on Facebook
  • 70 New domains are registered
  • 168,000,000+ emails are sent
  • 320 new accounts and 98,000 tweets are generated on Social Networking site Twitter
  • iPhone applications are downloaded more than 13,000 times
  • 20,000 new posts are published on Micro-blogging platform tumbler
  • Popular web browser FireFox is downloaded more than 1700 times
  • Popular blogging platform Wordpress is downloaded more than 50 times
  • WordPress Plugins are downloaded more than 125 times
  • 100 accounts are created on professional networking site LinkedIn
  • 40 new Questions are asked on
  • 100+ questions are asked on
  • 1 new article is published on Associated Content, the world's largest source of community-created content
  • 1 new definition is added on
  • 1,200+ new ads are created on Craigslist
  • 370,000+ minutes of voice calls done by Skype users
  • 13,000+ hours of music streaming is done by personalized Internet radio provider Pandora
  • 1,600+ reads are made on Scribd, the largest social reading publishing company

Infographic by- Shanghai Web Designers