Internet facts you probably have not heard yet

The original target, 1 billion pages online, was reached in 2014. This milestone even tweaked the “father” of Tim Berners-Lee, who on August 6, 1991, published the first website in the world from the Swiss CERN. April 30, 1993 CERN made the web technology available to the public. By the way, the world’s first website is still online, and Tim Berners-Lee was named a Knight by the British Queen.

Most Internet users come from Asia

According to statistics from the end of 2017, the internet uses just over 4 billion users. The predictions for 2018 are more than seven billion. Currently, the internet uses 40% of the world’s population, in 1995 it was less than 1%. Approximately half of all Internet users come from Asia, China’s largest online market.

China is also the first country to place Internet addiction between clinical disorders and even to create cessation camps. In China, internet addiction is also referred to as “electronic opium” or “electronic heroin”. South Korea is talking about the national crisis. Up to 80% of the entire South Korean population owns a smartphone. According to government statistics, up to 2 million people (of their 50 million population) suffer from internet addiction.

The fastest internet is in South Korea

According to the Akamai statistics of the first quarter of 2017, South Korea has the fastest internet. On average, it is 28.6 Mbps, with a global average of 7.2 Mbps. The fastest internet in the “peak” recorded another Asian country, namely Singapore with 184.5 Mbps. Japan and Hong Kong have been ranked as the fastest internet in the list of countries with the fastest internet. Europe’s fastest internet is in Ireland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Lithuania and Finland. On the other hand, the slightest internet has African landscapes, the South Pacific, the Middle East and South America.

Access to the Internet is practically human right

Finland is the first country to embed Internet access for all in its laws. This has already happened in 2010. Every household in Finland is in 2015 at a maximum distance of 2 km from a 100+ Mbps broadband network. Internet access has already been enacted by the United Kingdom. By 2020, all households in the UK will have a guaranteed minimum speed of 10 Mbps, but they are required to apply for it by law.

France, Greece and Costa Rica have also declared their right to the internet. Since 2009, talks have also started on the UN’s soil as human rights. Currently, however, the Internet perceives more than an instrument in the UN that can serve other basic human rights, such as the right to information.

Every day, 200 billion emails are sent

According to statistics, nearly half of all spam emails are sent. Most spam is produced by the United States, China and Russia. Belarus produces the most spam per capita.

E-mail is still considered the most popular form of communication among the working people. A person working in the office receives up to 120 emails per day and sends 40 daily. Almost 70% of emails are read on mobile devices.

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