The Day in the Internet Infographic is the Web by the Numbers

By: Rebecca Byers - Published: Mar 9, 2012 • References: mbaonline and visual.ly
MBAonline.com's A Day in the Internet infographic is review of daily World Wide Web usage that attempts to translate the large amount of data into terms that are easier to grasp. The Internet is constantly growing and creating new business opportunities, and therefore developing a basic understanding of the size and reach of the web is becoming more and more important for anyone making business decisions.

According to the Day in the Internet infographic, enough information is consumed daily by Internet traffic to fill 168 million DVDs. Around 294 billion emails are sent, 2 million blog posts are written and 172 million people sign into Facebook. The numbers are pretty daunting but are relevant for understanding the impact of social media, especially for businesses looking to make a name for themselves through the new marketing tool.