We all know the internet is a busy place, but how busy, exactly? Consider how many seconds it takes to read this paragraph. For every one of those seconds, more than 2,000 Skype calls will have been started, and more than 700 artful shots will have been posted to Instagram… and that’s just for starters. As Eric Brantner reports at Motherboard, the reach of the web continues to grow rapidly: there are now 3.4 billion people online (46.1 percent of the world’s population), while internet-savvy young adults spend an average of 27 hours online every week.
From our very good friends over at sciencealert. com