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This article was published on July 18, 2016

    The mind blowing amount of mobile activity online every 10 seconds

    The mind blowing amount of mobile activity online every 10 seconds
    Matt Navarra
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    Matt Navarra

    Former Director of Social Media, TNW

    Matt Navarra is the Former Director of Social Media at TNW. He previously worked for the UK Government as a digital communications expert. Matt Navarra is the Former Director of Social Media at TNW. He previously worked for the UK Government as a digital communications expert. Follow Matt on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.

    In the time it has taken you to read this first sentence, a shit load has happened around the world via mobile devices. Let’s take a quick look…

    Now, granted, this is a marketing infographic based loosely on various sources of recent stats. However… in the past 10 seconds:

    48,000 tweets have been posted
    280,000 Facebook Likes given, and
    87,000 new Snapchat pictures shared

    Meanwhile… WhatsApp helped people connect:

    Google helped the world search for a LOT of stuff:

    Apple (unsurprisingly) made a ton of money:

    …And these popular tech brands have been busy taking payments online:

    See even more mind-boggling real-time stats like these here.

    So the next time you pause for thought, just remember how much the world has already done online.