Internet has become the life-line of many people today. There isn’t anyone who could deny that the invention of the internet is one of the greatest by humans ever. Thanks to this medium that the speed of communication has become incredibly fast. It is the medium for individuals to stay connected better and most important of all, internet is one of the most helpful sources for information today.
Keeping these points aside, in this blog by Adams Creation, we have brought to you few of the most amazing facts from the web that you probably didn’t know.
So let’s begin:
1. If you dislike Internet users being addressed to as ‘surfers’, blame Jean Armour Polly. It was she who coined the term “Surfing the Internet” -Source.
2. People who use social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter will use 10% of their entire life time on these sites -Source.
3. Of the 247 BILLION email messages sent every day, 81% are pure spam -Source.
4. In 1995, Newsweek published an article scoffing the future of the internet. It laughed at the idea that people would get news, learn, or buy airline tickets online. It is still available on their website -Source
5. A 75-year-old Swedish woman has the world’s fastest Internet connection at 40 Gigabits/second –Source.
6. Did you just say Bite?
1 Bit = Binary Digit
8 Bits = 1 Byte
1000 Bytes = 1 Kilobyte
1000 Kilobytes = 1 Megabyte
1000 Megabytes = 1 Gigabyte
1000 Gigabytes = 1 Terabyte
1000 Terabytes = 1 Petabyte
1000 Petabytes = 1 Exabyte
1000 Exabytes = 1 Zettabyte
1000 Zettabytes = 1 Yottabyte (1 Yotta-byte = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 Bytes!)
1000 Yottabytes = 1 Brontobyte
1000 Brontobytes = 1 Geopbyte
Technically speaking, the sum is 1024 bytes-Source
7. Facebook or Face the book?
8. Ending on a Philosophical note
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