Interesting facts about Internet that you didn’t know before

Interesting facts about Internet that you didn't know before

thWhen we think about the Internet, it looks so wonderful and great. It looks very crazy that humans developed a technology by which we can connect to people sitting thousands of miles away from us. There are a lot of interesting facts about the Internet that people are generally not aware of. Let’s explore some of those today:

20 Interesting facts about the Internet

The Internet is full of wonders, but we have compiled the 20 most interesting facts about the Internet.

1. More than 2 billion people use the Internet to connect with others worldwide daily.

2. There are more than 4 billion websites on the Internet

3. The first website was created in 1991. 

4. The largest website in the world is Google

5. The first email was sent in 1971

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6. Netflix has more than 109 million subscribers

7. The first online purchase was made in 1994

8. More than 1 billion people use Gmail

9. Skype handles more than 3 billion minutes of calls every day

10. Facebook has more than 2 billion active users

11. YouTube has more than 1 billion active users

12. There are more than 100 million blogs on the Internet

13. WordPress is used by more than 75 million websites

14. Amazon is the largest online retailer in the world

15. Alibaba is the largest e-commerce company in the world

16. eBay is the largest online auction site in the world


17. Reddit has more than 330 million active users

18. Tumblr has more than 555 million blogs

19. Instagram has more than 600 million active users

20. Internet users have created more than 1 billion websites.

How was the Internet made?

The Internet was made in the 1960s by the US military to have a secure way to communicate. The first website was created in 1991 by a man named Tim Berners-Lee.

The Internet works by sending and receiving data through a computer network connected with cables. When you request a website, your computer sends a request to the server where the website is hosted. The server then sends the data back to your computer, which displays it on your screen.

Who owns the Internet?

There is no one person or organization that owns the Internet. It is a global network of computers that anyone can connect to and use. It is a decentralized network with no one person or organization in control.


How many people use the Internet?

As of June 30, 2017, there were over 3.7 billion Internet users or just under half of the world’s population.

What is the Internet made up of?

The Internet consists of a vast network of computers and computer networks all around the world connected by cables and wires.

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