Ever spent 10+ minutes just browsing Netflix for something to watch? The internet has given us so many options that it’s hard to choose.
I’ve quantified this problem, below, with sizes of major consumption platforms (US-centric).
Amazon has ~480mm products.
Walmart.com has >4mm products.
Apple’s App Store has >1.4mm apps.
Microsoft offers >670k apps and games.
Google estimates ~130mm books in the world.
Amazon Kindle has >4mm ebooks available.
Wikipedia has >5mm articles.
WordPress has >40mm posts per month.
Tumblr has 273mm blogs.
Twitter has >320mm active users to follow, posting ~500mm tweets per day.
YouTube has >11mm cat videos alone, and >220mm “how to” videos.
IMDB lists >3mm movies, tv shows, etc…
Microsoft offers >400k movies and TV shows.
iTunes has >85k movies and >300k TV shows.
Twitch has >1.7mm broadcasters to watch.
Gracenote indexes 200mm music tracks.
iTunes has >43mm songs.
Microsoft offers >40mm songs.
Instagram has >40bn photos.
Pinterest has >50bn Pins.
If you find errors or omissions in this list, let me know.