The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology.
There has been a bit of a fad on the internet in recent days for posts about amazing things that happen online in just one minute, and so the Chinese site 17Startup made one about the web scene in China. The numbers were so awesome that we felt it was worth whacking the infographic into an image editor in order to translate it into English.
It shows that insane amounts of money – and a great deal of content – flows from the fingers of Chinese internet users every sixty seconds. The hugest number is the amount of ads that Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) serves every minute, and just how much is spent on e-commerce site Taobao:
If that’s compared with the recent – and more glossy – pair of infographics from web design company Go-Globe.com (via this blog), which looks at the worldwide scene, we see China’s numbers stack up favorably in many instances.
For example, as you see below, Xiaomi’s Android-powered M1 phones seem to be outselling all of RIM’s (NASDAQ:RIMM) Blackberry handsets, and Twitter’s 98,000 tweets per minute pale in comparison to the firing of missives from Sina’s (NASDAQ:SINA) Weibo.com: