I love weird and interesting facts and here are some that I found about the internet.
The first message ever relayed over the internet was “LOG” which was actually supposed to have been “LOGIN” but there was a huge crash and this difficult task couldn’t be completed.
Pictures of kittens are the most viewed and uploaded images on the internet
Although today webcams are used mainly for user-to-user interaction and often inappropriate endeavours, the first webcam was used to monitor a coffee pot
Food is the top category on Pinterest making up 57% of discussions.
Over 75% of all email messages are considered total spam; and
The origin of the word SPAM is from a Monty Python skit called ‘Spam Loving Vikings’
57% of people chat more online than they do in real life
Around 46% of web users will look towards social media when making a purchase.
About 1/3 of all internet searches are for pornography; however
Social Media (as of this year) has now overtaken pornography as the number one activity on the web
Over half of all the downloading and uploading online is file sharing that is often considered illegal.
High school students spend an average of six times as many hours on the internet than they do on homework.
By 2015 there will be over one trillion devices connected to the internet which is over 125 times the human population
12% of couples who got married last year met whilst on the internet
20% of divorces are blamed on Facebook
28% of Facebook users check their Facebook on their phone before they get out of bed. Did you this morning?
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