The internet has long accompanied our lives, and we also always use the internet for various purposes, ranging from surfing the internet, seeking information, entertainment, seeking help or doing business and others. Do not know how it will be if this internet no longer exists in this life. In this article, we summarize 15 interesting facts about the internet that amaze everyone in the world.
27 Awesome facts about the Internet
1. Overall there are around 3.2 billion people using the internet in their daily lives. Of this amount, 1.7 billion are from Asia. What happens if the internet dies in one day? There are around 200 billion emails and 3 billion searches on Google are stopped and interrupted.
2. Because of the many internet users and disadvantages of the internet, China has a special camp to treat internet addicted people. About 200 million internet users in China are 15 years old to 35 years old. 40% of those who experience internet addiction suffer from health problems called hyperactivity attention deficit disorder.
3. The first webcam in the world was made at the University Of Cambridge, made to lurk Trojan coffee pots.
4. There are around 30 thousand websites hacked every day. This hacking is done by internet criminals through computer programs that are made specifically to find websites with low-security systems.
5. There are around 204 million emails sent per minute. 70% of that amount is spam email. For one email, the internet requires 2 billion electrons.
6. The internet turns out to require super giant power. According to fossbytes.com, the internet requires 50 million horsepower to live like this.
In 2005, Broadband internet was able to drive at a maximum speed of 2 Megabits per second. But the development of the internet, today the internet speed can be 100 Mbps for download speeds in several countries in the world. However, scientists say that fiber optic technology has reached its limit and can no longer speed up the data retrieval process.
7. The first Tweet was carried out on March 21, 2006, carried out by Jack Dorsey. While the first video uploaded to YouTube was titled “Meet At Zoo” at 8:27 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2005, was done by Jawed Karim. Currently, the video has gotten impressions of 70,482,014.
8. Traffic that occurs on the internet is generally done by malware and bots, not by humans. A study revealed that 61.5% of traffic on the internet happened because of bots.
9. A third of Italians and 9 million English people never use the internet. Imagine, while in other parts of the world, China has a special camp to treat those who are addicted to the internet.
10. Maybe you’ve heard the term “surfing on the internet” or even wrote it or used it. This term first appeared in 1992 from a librarian man named Jean Armor Polly. Until now, this term is still used by most people.
11. In 2010, every day there are about 247 billion spam emails sent every day on the internet. Then in 2017, the statistical group “Radicati Group” estimates that there are around 269 billion emails sent every day. But most of these emails are spam.
12. The first site in the world is still online. But not many like it because it is all text and hyperlinks. However, this is very impressive, a site that first appeared in the world can still be seen by children living today.
The other Facts about Internet
13. Did you know, how long this internet technology has been in this world? The internet is more than 10,000 days old. You can track it at any time here. An extraordinary thing, to this day we get access to the whole world, to various information angles for free.
14. Around £ 1.7 trillion of money is spent for online. Have you ever counted how long your online hours have been since you first started online on the internet? If you know, you will definitely be surprised by the money you have spent paying internet quota or shopping on the internet.
15. What do you know about the Internet and the WWW (World Wide Web)? Are they both the same? Both are very different. The internet is a computer network and the World Wide Web is a bridge or means to be able to access various information throughout the world.
16. Maybe you were not born when the site “You’ve Got Mail” appeared. But this is still alive and online today.
17. To send one email, the internet requires 2 billion electrons. Let’s imagine, today there are millions of emails sent every day. Well, how many electrons play there.
18. In 2020, it is estimated that there will be around 40 billion gadgets connected to the internet. Obviously, from the security side, this is not a good thing.
19. Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the modern world wide web, he was awarded the title of nobility by the queen of England.
20. We may have to be jealous of Japan and South Korea. These two countries are the countries with the fastest internet speeds in the world. Do you know what internet speed this country is? The average internet speed in this place is 22Mbps. This is a very high number, America alone is still far behind, internet speeds in America are on average only 8Mbps.
21. The internet is not only everything that can be accessed freely, but there is something called the web inside. To access deep this web cannot use chrome or firefox, you need a tool called “Tor”. Be careful, there are very many terrible things in it.
22. 2010 is a historic know for the internet, where this year Finland became the first country to make internet access a legitimate right.
23. America is a country with good internet stability because most of the population there already has internet access. About 78% of Americans already use the internet.
24. The internet that is our surfing site is only a small part of the internet itself. But the internet is much wider and bigger. This is the internet that cannot be accessed freely, only those in the network can use it. We do not know how it is, which is clearly a lot of prohibited things happening there.
25. Online dating seems like something stupid, but do you know how much income this business earns. Based on the latest statistics, the income generated from online dating is 1 billion dollars every year. This shows the number of fools who spend pleasure here.
26. Do you know how popular Facebook is? Ok, like this, almost half of the world’s population already has access to the internet. Nearly half of internet users are those who already have a Facebook account.
27. Every minute passes, there are around 72 hours of video content uploaded on YouTube, this is only one website, try to imagine what storage capacity is needed by YouTube.