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What Happens Online Every Second

At any given moment there are, quite literally, billions of people online. Approximately 46.1 percent of the world's population has access to the internet, which equates to about 3.4 billion people.

These astronomical numbers lead to the question: what exactly are these people doing online?

Well, fortunately, there are people who have figured it out.

Internet Live Stats is the go-to source for all stats from the world wide web. They recently released a live map that shows just how much activity is happening around the world, down to the very second.

They found more than two million emails are sent every second. Out of those emails, 67 percent of them are spam, which is explains your rapidly expanding junk mail folder.

Every second, more than 54,000 Google searches are conducted, more than 125,000 YouTube videos are watched and around 7,000 tweets are sent.

In that same time span, 729 photos are uploaded to Instagram.

A new study shows that one-fifth of all Americans reported they are online "almost constantly." Of course, young adults make up the largest percentage of that. Roughly 50 percent of them log on several times per day!

While these numbers may make it seem that everybody is online, remember, there are still 4 billion people without access to the internet.

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TO GO WITH AFP BY HABIBOU BANGRE Clients surf the internet at an internet cafe on February 25, 2015 in Kinshasa. Sales are down and business is slow -- small entrepreneurs in the Democratic Republic of Congo are bearing the brunt of an official clampdown on mobile Internet services and text messages. Internet operators remain powerless in the face of complaints from customers and have yet to communicate the extent of their losses caused by the restrictions. People, however, have found various ways of bypassing the restrictions although it has meant shelling out more. AFP PHOTO/FEDERICO SCOPPA (Photo credit should read FEDERICO SCOPPA/AFP/Getty Images)
People use computers at an Internet cafe in Manila on March 17, 2014. The Philippines said on March 17 it would require Internet service providers to install filters to block access to child pornography. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO (Photo credit should read JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)
In this photo taken Thursday, June 5, 2014, Khue Vang, left, is questioned by a Sacramento County deputy sheriff during a code enforcement raid on the Silk and Stars in Sacramento, Calif. The operators of the Silk and Stars say they provide patrons with computers and Internet access, including computerized versions of what they call "sweepstakes games." But law enforcement considers it to be illegal gambling. The rise of the so-called Internet sweepstakes cafes has prompted Assemblyman Rudy Salas, D-Bakersfield, to introduced AB1439 that would prohibit businesses whose customers use video monitors that simulate those found in casinos or play gambling-themed games in exchange for cash or prizes.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Iranians surf the Internet at a cafe in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Sept, 17, 2013. The joy of Iran's Facebook and Twitter fans was short-lived as authorities on Tuesday restored blocks on social networks after filters were lifted for several hours overnight. The brief access was a "technical glitch" that was quickly rectified, according to communications official Abdolsamad Khoramabadi, from the board overseeing Internet in Iran. The name of the cafe, Mehrnia Internet Cafe, is written on the window.(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
An Iranian man surfs the Internet at a cafe in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Sept, 17, 2013. The joy of Iran's Facebook and Twitter fans was short-lived as authorities on Tuesday restored blocks on social networks after filters were lifted for several hours overnight. The brief access was a "technical glitch" that was quickly rectified, according to communications official Abdolsamad Khoramabadi, from the board overseeing Internet in Iran.(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
A computer user sits near displays with a message from the Chinese police on the proper use of the internet at an internet cafe in Beijing, China, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. Many famous Chinese - from pop stars to scholars, journalists to business tycoons - have amassed substantial online followings, and these larger-than-life personalities don’t always hew to the Communist Party line. Now Beijing is tightening its grip on China’s already heavily restricted Internet by making influential microbloggers uncomfortable when they post material the government doesn’t like. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
In this June 19, 2013 photo, Indonesian children surf the net at and play games an internet cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia. The use of social networking to groom potential attackers is posing a new challenge to authorities in the world's most populous Muslim country that has been struggling to eradicate militant groups. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
In this photo taken Wednesday, March 27, 2013, a patron uses a computer at Goodtimes Internet Cafe in Louisburg, N.C. North Carolina’s legislature and courts have repeatedly said sweepstakes cafes are illegal, yet hundreds across the state remain open. State law enforcement agencies, including NCALE and the SBI, appear unwilling to move in and shut down the cafes. Meanwhile, a handful of local sheriffs and DAs are taking action on their own. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
In this Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 photo, Indonesian students browse at an internet cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia. There are growing numbers of incidents involving internet social media networks being used as a mean for children trafficking in Indonesia, at least eight reported this month alone of young girls being abducted and enslaved by men who approached them randomly on Facebook, raising concerns that the overall number of trafficked children remains grossly underestimated in the sprawling archipelago of 240 million. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
An Indian man surfs a Google page at an internet cafe in Hyderabad, India, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. For the first time, Indian prosecutors are taking Google, Yahoo, Facebook and other networking sites to court for refusing to remove material considered insulting to Indian leaders and major religious figures. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
A view of the Banadir Internet cafe in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010. Dutch authorities searched the shop after police arrested 12 Somali men in the key port city of Rotterdam on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack, the public prosecutor said. The men, aged 19 to 48, were detained Friday on a tip from the intelligence services that they were planning an attack shortly in the Netherlands. There was no immediate information on the alleged target, but Rotterdam is Europe's biggest port and a hub of maritime commerce, with huge oil and gas storage facilities and dozens of massive docks. (AP Photo/Bas Czerwinski) .
In this photo taken Friday Oct. 14, 2011, a man uses a public computer at an Internet cafe where money transfer services are also available in Barcelona, Spain. According to the Center for International Studies and Documentation of Barcelona (CIDOB), immigrants are contributing to the recovery of the economy because they adapt themselves to the crisis situation better than many Spaniards, as they accept jobs they are overqualified for and are willing to relocate. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
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