What Happens in an Internet Minute
In just one minute, more than 204 million emails are sent. Amazon rings up about $83,000 in sales. Around 20 million photos are viewed and 3,000 uploaded on Flickr. At least 6 million Facebook pages are viewed around the world. And more than 61,000 hours of music are played on Pandora while more than 1.3 million video clips are watched on YouTube.
All in all, that’s 625 terabytes of information sloshing about the tubes each minute.
Whoa. That is all. Whoa. -Savy
Twitter filed a federal lawsuit in San Francisco yesterday against five “bad actors” that provide tools that are designed to spread spam across Twitter.
The five defendants are a mix of companies and individuals: TweetAttacks, TweetAdder, TweetBuddy, James Lucero of justinlover.info and Garland Harris of troption.com.
Why do companies like Toblerone or Pepperidge Farm bother having websites? As if people are going to say to themselves, “Gee, I wish I knew more about Milano cookies. I know! I’ll go to their site!” Just a thought.
Danny Sullivan debunks Al Franken’s recent speech to the American Bar Association attacking Google and raising worries about internet privacy.
Do you export Facebook Insights data? Did you know that by exporting this data, you can access an additional 50+ metrics that are not visible in the Insights interface?
By suggesting that SEO is somehow messing with the ‘level playing field,’ I feel like Google tosses the entire SEO space itself to the wolves.
Pinterest’s terms of service are changing, and changing for the better. A very straightforward email was sent out to Pinterest users notifying them of upcoming changes to the terms that will become effective on April 6th. Some of the language changes were implemented due to two big feature changes, private pinboards and a Pinterest API.
Read more about the TOS changes.