Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The Internet Is For Porn

Did you know

Roughly 1/3 of internet searches are for porn.

The first-ever webcam was used to watch a pot of coffee.

35.6% of internet users are Asian.

One in 6 marriages today occur because the couple met online.

The first message on 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 for the time being).

Over 75-80% of all emails are considered total spam.

Around 18 country still don’t have internet connection.

There is an anonymous and hidden section of the internet known as the “deep web” where there exists a massive black market for drugs, prostitution, and even hitmen.

Each day, about 20 million people tweet.

There’s an estimated 637 million websites, of which there are over 250 million blogs.

The average internet use blinks an average of 7 times a minute. That’s less than half the normal rate of 20.

The first banner ad was used in 1994.

There are approximately 18 billions devices connected to the internet.

An estimated 65% of Americans watch TV and use the Internet simultaneously.

80% of all Americans are online.

The iPhone 4 is about 2000 times faster than the Super Nintendo.

In Africa, only about 3% of people surf the internet.

In North American, about 70% of people surf the internet.

The “www” part of a web site is optional and is not required by any web policy or standard.

The first ever ISP was CompuServe which still exists under AOL, Timer Warner.

Anthony Greco, age 18, became the first person arrested for spam (unsolicited instant messages) on February 21, 2005.

It’s estimated that 80% of all images on the internet are of naked women.

Despite the prevalence of porn-related searches, it’s expected that the porn world only constitutes about 1.1% of the internet at large.

Gmail first launched on April 1st, 2004. It was widely assumed the service was an April Fools Day joke.

The Internet weighs the same as a strawberry: The weight of all the electrons in motion that make up the internet at any one moment is equivalent to 50 grams.

While a Westboro spokeswoman was boasting about how the church foiled Anonymous on a radio talk show, an Anonymous spokesman called in and hacked the church’s website in real time on the air.

On an average day, a typists fingers travel 12.6 miles.

Alaska is the only state that can be typed in one row of a “QWERTY” keyboard.

On eBay, there are an average of $680 of transactions each second.

Facebook pays at least $500 if you can find a way to hack the site.

You could have been doing something productive while reading through these 30 facts.