Newsweek magazine, in its July 20, 2010 issue, asked the age-old question, “Exactly how much are the times a-changin’?

Here are some of the numbers they reported:

Active Blogs
2000: 12,000
2010: 141 Million

Daily Google Searches
2000: 100 Million
2010: 2 Billion

Reality-TV Shows
2000: 4
2010: 320

Books Published
2000: 282,242
2010: 1,052,803

Daily Letters Mailed
2000: 207.88 Billion
2010: 175.67 Billion

Daily E-Mails
2000: 12 Billion
2010: 247 Billion

Text Messages
2000: 400,000
2010: 4.5 Billion

Time Spent Online
2000: 2.7 Hrs./Wk.
2010: 18 Hrs./Wk.

CD Sales Revenue
2000: $943 Million
2010: $427.9 Million

Itunes Downloads
2000: 0
2010: 10 Billion