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Here are 10 internet facts I found interesting, some of which you might be familiar with, others might be new. Data has been collected from the internet (ironically) and from experience (sometimes). Enjoy!

Here are 10 internet facts I found interesting, some of which you might be familiar with, others might be new. Enjoy!

  1. Although people refer to the internet as being Virtual, in fact the internet is a collection of interconnected computers and networks from all over the world.
  2. Google today has become people's most effective library, being using for almost every single research. Google is currently the most popular search engine, receiving hundreds of millions of search queries every day.
  3. There are around 650 million websites in the world as of the beginning of 2013
  4. There are more than 2.2 billion emails in the world, that is around one third the world's population.
  5. In 1995, there we only 16 million internet users worldwide. In 2013 they became 2.7 Billion
  6. There is now something called the Internet Addiction Disorder, which is the excessive use of the internet and computers, and there is an addiction treatment center recently opened in Brandford, Pennsylvania. 
  7. China, USA and India constitute of around 40% of the internet users worldwide (around one billion)
  8. Every minute, around 15 hours of video are being uploaded to Youtube
  9. Nostradamus in 1503 predicted that the world will become smaller, and connected by a web !!
  10. North Korea’s internet penetration statistics is not publicized, while 19 countries still don't have internet at all.

 

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