Quote Originally Posted by RattyMouse View Post
How is it possible that a web site can handle 380 MILLION new images every day? Do they have an army of trolls just adding hard disks to servers round the clock? Flickr gets tens of millions of new images everyday and many of these images are full size (megabytes). Again, are they just adding terrabyte drives round the clock?
More or less, this is a 3D-sketch of Facebook's soon to be ready server facility in the north of Sweden:

Regarding peoples online snapshot, flickr et al, good for people that they can communicate with each other visually, instagram made photographs become sms messages, so casual snapshots, who gives a s*it....