Friday, 22 July 2011

Some Cool Internet Facts!!!

These are some of the cool internet facts which I hope that you didn't knew already. Of course these are not discovered by me but as always I did a full research to find these. So hope you like this and some of these are able to amaze you.....

Cool Internet Facts

Internet Traffic :

1. Only 22% of world population surf the internet. 

2. Sweden is the country with the highest percentage of net users at 75%.

3. 35.6% of internet users are Asian!!!

4. Of the 247 BILLION email messages sent every day, 81% are pure spam. That sucks... 

Domains :

5. Every single 3-character .com domain name has long been registered!!! These include all the 50000 possible 3-character .com domain names.

6. A single individual owns over 200,000 domain names! His name is Dr. Lieven P. Van Neste.

7. Every .com domain name from 1 to 63 characters long, consisting entirely of the letter "a", has been registered.

8. The highest amount of money paid for a domain name is for, $7.5 million!!!

9. The first .com domain name that was ever registered was 

Websites :

10. There are over 200 million websites, 74 per cent are in the commercial or .com domain.

11. There are more than 100 million blogs.

12. One in five bloggers update their blogs daily, that includes me:D

13. Twenty hours of video from around the world are uploaded to YouTube every minute. 

14. You would need to live for around 1,000 years to watch all the videos currently on YouTube.

15. The average Facebook user has 130 friends.

16. People spend over 500 billion minutes per month on Facebook.


17. Google comes from the word 'googol', which is 1 followed by a hundred zeros.  'Google' resulted from a spelling mistake made by the original founders who thought they were going for ‘Googol’.

18. Google estimates that the Internet today contains about 5 million terabytes of data (1TB = 1,000GB), and claims it has only indexed 0.04% of it all! To fit the whole Internet you would need just 200 million Blu-Ray disks.

19. Only 10% of all the pages on the Internet make it to the search engines.

20. 57% of American kids say ‘Google’ as their first word. Lol??? 

So what you think about these??? If you know some other cool internet facts then you can post that in the comments:D

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