Facts You Should Know

1.”LOL” used to mean “lots of love” before the Internet.

2. India has more people using the internet than the entire population of the U.S.

3. NASA’s Internet connection is 13,000 times faster than The average U.S. user, at 91 gigabits per second.

5.It would take less than 6 months to get to the Moon by car at 60mph (95km/h).

6. 95 million photos are uploaded on Instagram every day
The sad thing is that 70 of Instagram posts don’t get seen.

7. Hitler, while in prison, wrote to a Mercedes dealership begging for a car loan.

8.The average car has 30,000 parts.

9.Facebook boasts of a massive 2.234 Billion users.
Approximately 30 of the world’s population is on Facebook. The social networking site had 1.74 billion mobile active users in Q3 2018.

10. In 2016, North Korea accidentally leaked its DNS data, showing they only have 28 “.kp” domains. In comparison, there are 10 million “.uk” domains.

11. The first ever email was sent in 1971. The email was sent by Ray Tomlinson (US programmer) who invented the email system. The “@” symbol was used to signify that the email was sent to a person and not a dumb machine (computer). Sad that he doesn’t remember the exact message he sent back then.

12. Seven people have keys with the power to restart the World Wide Web in the event of a catastrophic event.

13. Amazon.com sold its first book in July 1995: “Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies.”

14. Snapchat founders had tried nearly 34 projects before coming up with the social network.

15 Netflix has been around longer than Google.

16.When Facebook acquired Instagram for about $1 billion, the company had just 13 employees.