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Researchers are debating on adding Internet addiction to the list of mental disorders.
In 2002, the average user spent 46 minutes on the Internet per day. In 2012, it was 4 hours.
Internet spammers cost society US$20 billion per year, yet only make US$200 million in revenue.
3% of Americans still have a dial-up Internet connection.
There is high-speed Internet on the moon: 19 MBPS.
The cartoonist behind “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog” made over US$50,000 from its reprinting.
All prisoners in Norway have internet in their cells.
On August 16, 2013, Google went down for 5 minutes and in that time, the global Internet traffic dropped by 40%.
5% of Cubans have access to the open Internet.
Chile has a civilian town in Antarctica, complete with a school, hospital, hostel, post office, Internet, TV and mobile phone coverage.
A man in China fell into a coma after spending a week looking for business ideas on the Internet without sleeping. Five months later, he was woken up by the smell of money.
90% of the world’s Internet Users Don’t Use Twitter.
The first thing ever bought and sold across the Internet was a bag of marijuana around 1971.
The current library at Alexandria has a copy of all the web pages on every website on the Internet since it started in 1996.
India has more people using the internet than the entire population of the U.S.
George Lucas, creator of Star Wars, claims he has not used the internet since the year 2000.
Disconnecting people from the Internet is a human rights violation according to the United Nations.
The more money you make, the less time you spend on the internet, a U.S. study found.
The homeless of Tokyo, Japan, sleep in 24-hour Internet cafes, since it’s cheaper than paying rent.
Search Engines can only access 0.03% of the Internet. The rest is known as the “deep web.”