It's eight bits of data. There are a million bytes in a megabyte (MB).
And there are 1,000 megabytes in a gigabyte (GB). An average smart phone provides 64GB of data, which is a hell of a lot of bytes. Who knew?
Data has been described as the new oil of the digital economy and yet we blithely give it away every day. One day that may just come back to bite us.