How Much Data is Created Every Minute?
Big data is not just some abstract concept used to inspire and mystify the IT crowd; it is the result of an avalanche of digital activity pulsating through cables and airwaves across the world. This data is being created every minute of the day through the most innocuous of online activity that many of us barely even notice. But with every website browsed, status shared, pr photo uploaded, we leave digital trails that continually grow the hulking mass of big data. Below, we explore how much data is generated in one minute on the Internet.