10 hilarious facts about the World Wide Web which will blow your mind

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Everyone who is living on this planet must be familiar with the words Internet, World Wide Web, domain names, online, WiFi, websites etc. Internet is now an essential part of our life at home, office, public places and we can't even imagine a day without it. Now nobody even care how old is Internet and what was it like when it started. But we do. Here are some very interesting and funny facts about the Internet which everyone should know and share.

  • At the time of writing this article, Internet has turned 8,929 days old. You can bookmark this website to check age of Internet : www.howoldistheinter.net
  • The first website which was ever made is still online. You can still visit it here.
First Website
First website
  • 37% of the web is porn and 30,000 websites are hacked everyday. Source.
  • As of now, whopping 160,246,977 Top-level Domains have been registered.
Domains registered
Source: DailyChanges
  • By the end of 1993 there were only 623 websites on the web. Source.
  • The first thing which was ever bought and sold across the Internet was a bag of Marijuana around 1971 or 1972. Students of  Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) closed the very first online deal. Wanna score?
  • The original Space Jam Website is still alive and preserved  as an archive.
  • Everybody need to check You've Got Mail site which is also live till now. It will take you back to the golden era of slow internet and floppy disks.
  • This is what Facebook looked like in 2004 when it was launched. Mark Zuckerberg used Al Pacino's face on the top left corner of his website and it was called 'Thefacebook'.
The Facebook
Thefacebook
  • Do you know where first ever webcam was used? The first ever webcam was used at Cambridge University to watch a coffee maker.
    What? You got to be kidding me!
Coffee maker
I can see you!
History is funny as hell! :D

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