Internet is no longer a luxury item for people, especially those living in urban areas. Without the internet, some of us will surely die style feel.
The internet service is able to bring us as if it were in a different dimension. Not infrequently, people are addicted to the internet as having ‘own world’.
But, underneath it all, you know that the internet saves a lot of amazing facts are little known.
Here are seven (7) fun and interesting facts about the Internet:
1. Internet Users in the World
Data from the Internet Live Stats pages record the number of internet users in the world reached 3.48 billion, or 40 percent of the total population. This number is always increasing every second.
Long before that, the Internet penetration in the world in 1995. Only 1 percent of the total population. The amount was first reached 1 billion in 2005, followed by 2 billion in 2010, rising to 3 billion in 2014.
2. What Happens If the Internet Dead?
As quoted from Foss Bytes, if the Internet is, as much as 200 billion emails and 3 billion Google searches will be stopped.
3. Webcam Chick
You know, the webcam was first created to monitor Trojan Coffee Pot, a coffee machine in the room named Trojan Room, Computer Lab University of Cambridge, England in 1991.
By connecting the camera and the network via a video capture card, webcam photo first appeared with the size of 128 x 128 pixels and a color still greyscale.
4. Internet Addicts
Page Foss Bytes also mentioned there was a special camp in China to handle people who are addicted to the internet. Keep in mind, of the 200 million Internet users, mostly aged 15 and 35 years.
Tao Ran, Head of Internet addiction treatment in the Bamboo Curtain country said that 40 percent of them suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
5. Video YouTube
Guess, what music videos are the most watched on YouTube? The answer is the property of Psy Gangnam Style. Page Billboard noted, singer from South Korea have managed to earn more than 2.2 billion viewers for her song on YouTube in 2015.
6. Billions of electrons
Internet send 204 million emails per minute, and 70 percent of total email sent is spam. We need at least 2 billion electrons to create an email.
7. Bots and Malware
In fact, the majority of Internet traffic is not from men but bots and malware. Incapsula study in 2015 found the 61.5 per cent or two thirds of the total traffic on the internet site run by bots.