International Internet Day 2019 – Interesting Facts About the Internet

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International Internet Day 2019

The 2019 International Internet Day is celebrated worldwide every year on 29th of October. Since the year 2005 the International Internet Day has been famously celebrated to commemorate a momentous day in the history of telecommunications and technology. This was the event of the sending of the first message, first electronic message which was transferred from one computer to another in 1969. This was situated in California, in the USA. Today the International Internet Day 2019 is also an on-line project germinating from the society, of the society and for the society.

The International Internet Day project is open to everyone and anyone just as access to the internet is open and free for everyone. The International Internet Day thus celebrates this grand democratic fervor which in essential is linked to this idea of liberation, where everyone is afforded an equal opportunity and an equal advantage to share of services, which connect the world to each other.


International Internet Day 2019

International Internet Day 2019
International Internet Day 2019

Here Interesting Facts About the Internet

  • The term ‘surfing’ the internet was coined in 1992 by a New York librarian, Jean Armour Polly, who is also known as ‘Net Mom’
  • A single Google query uses 1,000 computers in 0.2 seconds to retrieve an answer
  • 16 to 20 per cent of queries that get asked every day have never been asked before
  • Mark Zuckerberg was the first person on Facebook with ID Number 4. The first three accounts were just the testing accounts
  • Today, more than 294 billion emails are sent each day
  • 90 per cent of all the emails that are sent every day is regarded as spam
  • The first email was sent by Ray Tomlinson to himself in 1971
  • There are 3.6 billion email accounts in the world today
  • 30,000 websites are hacked every day
  • The majority of internet traffic is generated by web robots like Google and Malware
  • Over 10,000 new dot com (.com) domains are registered on the web every day
  • The first YouTube video was uploaded April 23, 2005. The video is called ‘Me at the zoo’ and features Jawed Karim who is one of the founders at the San Diego Zoo
  • The Internet requires over 50 million horsepower in electricity
  • It takes over 2 billion electrons to produce a single email message
  • Moving electrons on the internet weigh approximately 50 grams

The Internet is a worldwide, publicly accessible series of interconnected computer networks that transmit data by packet switching, using standard IP (Internet Protocol). Now Internet has become one of the most important part of our life. Most of us cannot think of spending one day without internet. Internet has made our lives much easy.

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