Interesting Facts About the Internet: Internet is such a word that on hearing it, we get excited because in today’s time we become crippled without the internet. In today’s time, the life of most people has become dependent on the Internet, because the Internet has now become an important part of people’s life.
In today’s post, we will talk about Amazing Facts about the Internet, which you will be surprised to know.
Amazing Facts about the Internet:
Internet was first started in India in the year 1995 by VSNL on 15th August.
Radio took about 38 years to reach 50 million people and TV took 13 years to reach, while the Internet took only 4 years to reach.
About 300 million people use the Internet all over the world, which is about 40% of the entire population.
At the same time, about 60 crores of people use the Internet in India, which is 40% of India’s population.
The domain name Symbolics.com was first registered on the Internet.
About 25,00,000 emails are sent every second on the Internet.
On the other hand, if we talk about YouTube, then about 15,00,000 videos are watched on it every second.
Every day about 100000 dot com domains are registered on the Internet.
North Korea is a country where people cannot access the Internet because the government there does not allow people to use the Internet.
Sweden is the country where the Internet is used the most in the whole world.
You will be surprised to know that before the year 1995 domains were registered for free.
Around 20% of marriages are taking place through the internet all over the world, at present internet is proving to be a successful medium of marriage.
Do you know that high-speed internet service is available till Mount Everest?
According to Alexa Rank, Google.com is the largest website in the world.
Norway is the only country where inmates are allowed to access the internet.
Cars.com is the most expensive domain sold on the Internet, which was worth $872 million.
Every day about 20 lakh blog posts is published on the Internet.
Facebook is the world’s number one social networking site which was started in the year 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg.
About 90% of the people in the whole world use the internet through mobile only.
You will be surprised to know that every day more than 30 thousand websites are hacked on the Internet.
A person using the Internet agrees to so many Terms and Conditions in a year. Which if he reads even 8 hours a day, it will take him about 80 days to read them.
More than 65000 searches are done on Google every second.
If we talk about Facebook, then about 55000 likes are done on it every second.
Google is the world’s most popular website on the Internet, followed by YouTube at number two and Facebook at number three.
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To get rid of the internet habit of people in China. There are camps that help people get rid internet habits.
You will be surprised to know that more malware and internet bots use the Internet than humans.
Do you know that the fourth person to join Facebook was none other than Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg?
The world’s first web camera on the Internet was created in Cambridge, through which the coffee pot was checked.
You will be surprised to know that Netflix was created even before Google.
Only 10% of the people in the whole world have a broadband connection.
You will be surprised to know that Netflix itself handles 15% of the traffic on the entire Internet.
If we talk about the speed of the internet, then the speed of the internet is the highest in Japan.
Do you know that 80% of emails sent every day are spam?
Only 0.01% of the content on the Internet is available in the Hindi language and the rest of the content is available in the English language.
Do you know that the Internet is absolutely free, but the money that is taken from you is charged for the cost of bringing the Internet to you?
You will be surprised to know that there is no owner of the internet and no one has any right to it, the service of the internet is reaching us only with the help of each other.
You hardly know that the Internet is reached all over the world with the help of fiber optic cables.
A web browser named Mosaic was used earlier on the Internet but it was discontinued in the year 1997.