50 Amazing Facts about Internet

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        Did you know that internet took only 4 years to reach 50 million users? It took 38 years for radio, while TV made it in 13 years. Here are more of such amazing facts about internet:
        1. Worldwide Web was developed in Objective C programming language.
        2. The “www” part of a web site is optional and is not required by any web policy or standard.
        3. All three letter word combinations from aaa.com to zzz.com are already registered as domain names.
        17. Almost half of people online have at least three e-mail accounts. In addition the average consumer has maintained the same e-mail address for four to six years.
        18. Spam accounts for over 60 per cent of all email, according to Message Labs. Google says at least one third of all Gmail servers are filled with spam.
        19. Anthony Greco, aged 18, became the first person arrested for spam (unsolicited instant messages) on February 21, 2005.

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