Previously human basic needs were: Food, Water, Shelter, and Air. That has now changed to Food, Water, Shelter, Air, the Internet.
When you hear the word “the Internet”, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and so on platforms come across your mind. With this article, let’s dive into some interesting facts around the Internet.
Unknown Internet Facts :
- Officially the Internet was founded on January 1, 1983. So the Internet birthdate is January 1.
- If we put the Internet on a weight machine, then it would weigh approx 500 grams.
- When we talk about the Internet, the first thing that comes to our mind is a web browser. We search all our queries in it, and as a result, we see different websites then the Internet without websites is incomplete, and the website is also incomplete without the domain name.
- So do you know the first domain name registered on the Internet? It was “Symbolics.com”. Check it out, folks!
- We all know about internet surfing, But no one knows exactly who coined the term internet surfing. The term was coined in the 19th century by a librarian named Jean Armour Polly.
- If the Internet were to run on horsepower, it would need 50 million horsepower today to run it.
- Today, the average man is spending his Ten hours every day on the Internet, which is even more time than sleep.
- The number of people suffering from internet addiction has increased a lot these days. China also has treatment camps to treat those victims.
- You will be surprised to know that most of the Internet is not used by humans. But it is done by malware and internet bots.
- When it comes to the list of the most popular websites, Google is number one; youtube is number two, and Facebook is number three, which is very interesting.
- Your router emits a WiFi signal in doughnut shape is a delicious fact, isn’t it?
- Every day across Google, 16-20% of the questions are asked, which have not been asked before.
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- There are about 150 million smart homes in the world right now.
- When it comes to economic crimes, cybercrime is the second leading cause of economic crime. Even though 73% of the registered cybercrimes are economical, 40% point to small businesses.
- About 4000 ransomware attacks occur every day, and an average of $1077 is demanded in each attack.
- The first spam mail was sent to APARNET in 1978 by Gary Thuerk.
- The average person spends $243 a year on online dating.
- NASA’s Internet speed is 91 gigabytes per second, which is thirteen thousand times higher than the average user in the United States.
- Ad-blockers are used by about 47% of the world’s Internet users today.
- Facebook is the most used social media site in the world, followed by YouTube and WhatsApp.
- When it comes to the Internet, more than twenty-five percent of the websites are in English, and English is the most popular language on the Internet.