12 Interconnected Facts About The Internet
- 3:02 pm May 10, 2018
The internet is the boon to our society. Although we might not be able to believe that his is not how we survive. But the actual truth is we cannot live with out this awesome invention. It is a part of our daily lives and we can't help but be bound to the internet. It has an impact on our lives that is massive. Our life revolves around it. So, netizens you should know these things about the internet and we have collected some facts which are interconnected.
‘Military-style’ De-addiction Camp
China’s one of the biggest problem is the addiction to the internet It is a problem every family in the country faces. 700 million people have access to the internet. Many teenagers are being forced into ‘military-style’ detox camps to break what has been dubbed a ‘dangerous digital dependence’.
This is actually a good thing to get rid of the internet addiction.
Wifi High Above
If you are thinking of hiking the Mt. Everest, you will be glad to know that there is high-speed internet service available on the way up to Mount Everest. How awesome is that? Just the most amazing thing. Now, you can check your weather updates and also post your selfies online. Next time when you go hiking there you might be online and be connected with the world!
Guess 'It’s Me, Not Yu' is apt
' .yu' was the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) that was assigned to Yugoslavia and was mainly used by the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and its successor Serbia and Montenegro between 1994 and 2010.
After becoming independent from the former Yugoslavia, Montenegro changed their domain from .yu to .me.
Remote Life because of no internet
Living a life without internet seems unimaginable as our world revolves around the virtual world. We love showing off on the internet and that is why we are so connected to it all the time.
It is very surprising to know there are about 15% of the American population are surviving without the internet. That is just insane! How do they even survive? It means no Netflix, apps, Amazon or candy crush or even Google. It is so Bizarre!
Beware of HTML
So, we would never have thought about this at all. As surprising as it is, is also impossible to even think about such occurrence. Most of the Americans assume HTML is a sexually transmitted disease. Like, Americans have such bizarre beliefs, it's hilarious! Only a few are aware of HTML, being a programming language used to build web pages.
Mystery behind the scene
This is so weird. Everything we see on the internet is majorly controlled by the people who we oppose. The trolls on the internet are made by people who are “narcissistic, psychopathic, and sadistic,” as observed by Psychologists. How, insightful!Also read: 8 Unexpected And Interesting Facts Which You Might Not Be Knowing
Imagine what will happen if the internet goes down for a day
The internet is a part of our daily life. We love using it and this is why we be online almost every minute. We surely cannot live without the internet. No matter what its pros and cons are we are attracted towards it! If the internet ever goes down for a day, it will stall approximately 200 billion emails and 3 billion Google searches. That's the most horrible thing to happen to us!
Most Viewed On YouTube
PSY’s “Gangnam Style” video has earned about 2,840,000,000 views making it the most viewed video. We actually made it so famous. We all remember doing the Gangnam Style, no matter where we are. Be it parties or some small get together, this song was everywhere. Even if you are alone in the house this is your jam! So, about one-third of the world’s population have watched that video. That's huge!
Age Of the internet!
Ever wondered how old the internet is? Well, we don't even bother to know when it was born or how old is it? The internet is 10,000+ days old. If you ever need to check, visit howoldistheinter.net. That's amazing, right?
The Famous Book
We all love Facebook. Being the most famous social networking site, it has garnered so much popularity over the years, It's the top brand and has its influence on almost everyone around!
We can't be less intrigued about this amazing invention! Facebook over a billion profile pictures, and even more status updates! That shows nearly half of internet users have Facebook accounts.
Massive Storage Space
Ever wondered where everything we upload is saved? It's mysterious how people have so much to upload and we don't even care where all that is saved, right? YouTube has about 72 hours of video content uploaded every minute. Imagine the storage space Youtube would require. It's just bizarre!
The Key Holders
Ever wondered who manages the internet? Well, we have an awesome fact for you to know! There is “Key Ceremony” in which a group of 14 people (equally divided into two groups) meet four times a year. 14 people of this group are from Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and are responsible for assigning numerical ids to websites and computers. They then translate the ids into the normal web addresses that people type into their browsers. They are the main force who control the way we navigate the Internet. Hope they don't decide to stop doing what they are doing!