These are the interesting and historical internet facts
1.The world’s first domain name; Symbolics.com
This domain name kick started the registration of domain names, it s the first ever registered domain name in the history of the internet as a result I call it the mother of domains. you can try visiting it, though there’s no much interesting stuffs on the domain.
2. The world’s first website
the world’s first ever website was created in the year 1991 and is said to be running till now, the world’s first website was created by Tim Berners-Lee.
3. First YouTube video
First ever YouTube video uploaded on the 23rd of April 2005, it was titled ‘Me at the Zoo’. the video featured on e of the founders of YouTube Jawed Karim.
4. The YouTube copyright software scans years of videos a day
Can you beat that? scanning 100 years length of videos a day by YouTube’s copy right software. That’s a whole lot of job to do.
5. One of six marriages started from the internet
Ever seen a couple that got married, after meeting on the internet? of course they’re many. Some research proves that out of six marriages at least one had the couple meet online.
6. there are over 1 billion websites
That’s a huge number and it keeps increasing by the day. A time may come when there would be more websites on the internet than there are people in the world
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7. 37 percent of the internet is p.orn
SO over 1 billion websites out of the one billion websites 37% are indecent stuffs, that equates to over 37,000,000(thirty seven million ) indecent sites.
8. over 100,000 dot com domains are registered daily
every 24 hours more than 100,000 dot com(.com) domains get registered. The internet may soon explode at this rate.
9. Facebook has over 1.2 billion active users
According to Facebook, there are over 1.2 billion active facebook accounts this is about 17% population of the world all on facebook.
10. First photo Uploaded on the internet
today instagram and other sites are all over the place but most instagram users don’t know the ‘mother of internet photos’. this is it.
11. 16% of the world’s daily Google search have never been seen before
Google claims 16 percent of your daily Google search are always new search terms that they’ve never seen before, this means people are actively researching on the internet on daily basis.
12. The country with the highest percentage of internet users is Sweden
Sweden has 75% of her population on the internet. That’s a nice one I now its increasing by day since people are been born by the day.
13. The internet is growing excessively by the size of over 250 million DVDs
Like I said some lines above, the internet would soon ‘explode’. growing by an exabyte is very large. Never the less the internet is not just growing by size alone but by efficiency as well.
14.Gangnam Style by PSY most viewed video on YouTube
The music video has over 2,363,287,905 views on YouTube
only a meager 4% of the internet is can be accessed with your conventional browser
Google chrome, firefox, safari Uc web, Opera, IE all put together can only get you to the surface web which is only 4% of the internet while the Deep web can be accessed by sophisticated and secured browsers.