The internet was created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who launched the idea worldwide on April 30, 1993. Thirty per cent of users are English-speaking, 14 per cent speak Chinese and nine per cent speak Spanish.
More books are sold on the internet than any other product. Research has shown that South Koreans are most likely to buy books on the internet, with 58 per cent having done so.
The internet is growing at a rate of more than 80 pages every second.
Internet Addiction Disorder (or IAD) was first listed as a psychiatric complaint in 1995.
About 200 billion emails are sent over the internet worldwide every day, of which an estimated 70 per cent are unsolicited junk.
Research in Germany in 2009 found that 84 percent of respondents aged 19-29 said they would rather do without their current partner or an automobile than forego their connection to the Internet.
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