51 Awesome Internet Facts


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1. Psychologists examined Internet trolls and found that they are "narcissistic, psychopathic, and sadistic".
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2. At an airport and need wifi? Add "?.jpg" at the end of any URL to bypass the expensive wifi and access the Internet for free.
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3. While searching for plane tickets online, delete your Internet cookies. Prices go up if you visit a site multiple times.
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4. There are more Internet hosts in Manhattan than there are in the whole of Africa.
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5. The Philippines has the slowest Internet speed in the entire Southeast Asian region with an average speed of 3.54 Mbps.
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6. Stressage is a common internet slang term that best describes a text or message that causes you emotional pain and or stress.
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7. 30 percent of all data transferred across the Internet is porn.
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8. Studies found that people who spend a lot of time on the internet are more likely to be depressed, lonely and mentally unstable.
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9. 1 in 10 passwords used on the Internet are either ‘Password’, or ‘123456’ or ‘12345678’.
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10. Things that keep you up at night: loneliness, cold, heat, hunger, late night texting, memories, over thinking, worries, the internet.
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11. In relationships where there is excessive Internet use by one partner, there is also more partner conflict, a study confirmed.
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12. The average age when a child is first exposed to Internet pornography is 11.
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13. 6% of all adult internet users are redditors.
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14. An internet addict is someone who spends more than 6 hours a day online, not doing anything important, regularly for 3 or more months.
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15. Internet spammers cost society $20 billion per year yet only make $200 million in revenue.
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16. The easiest way to keep people from getting involved in your personal problems is to not post them on the internet.
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17. 50% of Internet users will quit waiting for a video to load after 10 seconds.
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18. IMDb is one of the oldest websites on the internet, and began on Usenet in 1990 as a list of "actresses with beautiful eyes."
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19. The average Internet user goes online 34 times a day.
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20. "LOL" used to mean "lots of love" before the Internet.
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21. The world's population spends 500,000 hours a day typing Internet security codes.
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22. The word ‘British’ is the most common word used by people in the UK searching the Internet for porn.
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23. The US is in 10th place when it comes to national average internet speed.
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24. Internet addiction will be classified as a real mental dissorder in 2013
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25. "Stressage" is a common internet slang term that best describes a text or message that causes you emotional pain and or stress.
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26. People who use the internet more often may become depressed faster.
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27. Using the Internet can delete your brain power.
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28. A recent study found that internet trolls are more likely to be sadists, psychopaths, and narcissists.
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29. Spending too much time on the Internet can actually cause changes in the brain that mimic those caused by drug and alcohol dependence.
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30. Nation-wide internet speed is slowing down due to the increasing traffic and old infrastructure.
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31. If you spend over 6 hours a day online, not doing anything important, regularly for 3 or more months you are technically an internet addict.
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32. 39% of Americans feel like they absolutely need to have access to the internet.
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33. LOL used to mean "lots of love" before the Internet
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34. Studies have found that the Internet makes your brain lazy.
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35. Studies show that the Internet is making us lonely, depressed and possibly crazy.
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36. Only 37.9% of humans have access to the Internet once a year or more.
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37. At an airport and need wifi? Just add "?.jpg" at the end of any URL to bypass the expensive wifi and access the Internet for free.
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38. Studies show that people who spend a lot of time on the internet are more likely to be depressed, lonely and mentally unstable.
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39. In 2011, the United Nations declared that access to the Internet is a basic human right.
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40. It is estimated that it would take 400 billion trees to print out the Internet.
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41. 5-10% of internet users are actually unable to control how much time they spend online because of psychological addiction.
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42. You can find high speed Internet on Mount Everest.
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43. 63 percent of Americans have only one choice for a high-speed Internet provider.
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44. Finland was the first country in the world to make high-speed Internet access a legal right.
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45. The first thing ever to be sold on the Internet was marijuana.
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46. About 50% of internet users will quit waiting for a video to load after 10 seconds.
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47. It is predicted that by 2016, half of all television will be delivered by the Internet.
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48. The biggest reason people share an internet meme is because it connects with them emotionally.
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49. "MILF" is the most frequently searched porn term on the Internet in North America.
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50. At an airport and need wifi? Just add "?.jpg" at the end of any URL to bypass the expensive wifi and access the Internet for free.
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51. An Israeli computer scientist created an algorithm that predicts the future based on articles and tweets on the Internet.

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