Internet Fun Facts
1. China has treatment camps for Internet addicts.
2. 30,000 websites are hacked every day.
3. There’s high-speed Internet on the way up to Mt. Everest.
4. When Montenegro became independent from Yugoslavia, their Internet domain name went from .yu to .me.
5. 1 in 10 Americans thinks HTML is a sexually transmitted disease.
6. The first webcam was created in Cambridge to check the status of a coffee pot.
7. The most played song on Spotify is “Wake Me Up” by Avicii.
8. Mark Zuckerberg’s original Facebook profile number ID is 4.
9. The first YouTube was uploaded in April 23, 2005. The name of the video is “Me at the zoo.”
10. A single Google query uses 1000 computers in 0.2 seconds to retrieve an answer.
11. Twitter has 250 million users.
12. The first website, info.cern.ch/hypertext/www/theproject.html, is still online.
13. There are 191.3 million Tumblr blogs.
14. There are 83.1 billion Tumblr posts.
15. You can see how old the Internet is by checking HowOldIsTheInter.net.
16. One million babies have been born from people who met on Match.com.
17. We now spend more time browsing the web on mobile devices than desktop computers.
18. The first emoticon is commonly credited to Kevin Mackenzie. In 1979, it was only -) and didn’t look like a face.
19. Three years later, Scott Fahlman proposed the emoticon 🙂 and has since become the norm.
20. 500 million tweets are sent every day.