2020 was an unprecedented year in countless ways. With millions of people sheltering at home, adapting to new ways of work, and discovering how to stay connected with loved ones and friends, it is no wonder that the internet exploded even more in popularity and utility. This infographic, compiled and visualized with insider data from Semrush.com, explores the amount of traffic the 50 most profitable internet companies received in 2020. Amazon received a staggering 277 visitors per second, but this pales in comparison to Google’s (Alphabet) 1,264.9 visitors per second. Zillow enjoyed a major burst of popularity at 30.7 visitors per second – with so many people spending more time at home than ever before, it is no wonder that finding a more ideal place to live became a top priority. This also explains Wayfair’s 21.6 visits per second as people undoubtedly shopped to improve their living environments. Overall, the data reveals changes and patterns in how humans approached the internet when the world flipped upside down.
Infographic by: semrush