Internet facts

When Facebook Went Down People Called 911

Reading Time: 2 minutes When the ever popular Facebook went down in August 2014 it resulted in people actually calling 911. At first thought this looks rather funny. Obviously addicted people finding themselves without their drug of choice, the world must have been coming to an end. But as funny as it sounds, it was a very serious issue …

When Facebook Went Down People Called 911 Read More »

The World’s Fastest Internet Connection Belongs to a 75 Year Old Swedish Woman

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that the world’s fastest internet connection belongs to a 75 year old woman from Sweden? You might be thinking to yourself, “I’m connected to fiber, nothing is as fast as my connection,” but you’d be wrong. Sigbritt, the 75 year old woman from Sweden who has the world’s fastest internet connection, has …

The World’s Fastest Internet Connection Belongs to a 75 Year Old Swedish Woman Read More »

Steve Jobs Signature Was Inside Every Macintosh PC

Reading Time: 2 minutes Steve Jobs signature was inside every Mac. It seriously was. You won’t find it present in any Apple product today, not because he has now passed away, but because it was restricted to a few models. So why exactly is Steve Jobs signature inside a Mac? In short, art. Imagine yourself working on something new …

Steve Jobs Signature Was Inside Every Macintosh PC Read More »

Netflix Monitors Bittorrent and Other Piracy Sites to Purchase Shows

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sometimes in business you have to cozy up to the enemy in order to succeed. In this instance, it’s a case of a massive online legitimate video distribution site keeping close tabs on its illegal competitors to best serve its own interests. What am I getting at here? Perhaps the largest and most successful streaming …

Netflix Monitors Bittorrent and Other Piracy Sites to Purchase Shows Read More »

This Is The First Picture On The Internet

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first picture on the internet was uploaded in 1992 by the creator of the internet itself. The picture, which is of four girls posing for a picture of a band, wouldn’t be all that unfamiliar with many pictures on your Facebook feed today. But unlike the pictures that appear in your feed, this one has the distinction of …

This Is The First Picture On The Internet Read More »

Patron Saint Of Internet Users And Computer Programmers Is Saint Isidore Of Seville

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that there is a patron saint of internet users and computer programmers? Yep, there sure is, it seems as though the reach of the Catholic is now becoming well entrenched into even the internet. Heck, the Pope even has a Twitter account, and gets mentioned frequently by the Facebook God. Surprisingly however, even …

Patron Saint Of Internet Users And Computer Programmers Is Saint Isidore Of Seville Read More »

Minecraft Version Of Denmark Was Attacked By American Hackers With Dynamite

Reading Time: 2 minutes In what seemed like a brilliant move, the government in Denmark recreated the entire country on Minecraft, block by block, to try and get the nations youth interested in geography. They reasoned that if children were participating in a fun activity they would be more attentive, and learn faster and better. You can hardly argue …

Minecraft Version Of Denmark Was Attacked By American Hackers With Dynamite Read More »

The First Spam Email Was Sent in 1978

Reading Time: 3 minutes So here’s the thing. This guy needs one almighty good smack in the mouth and his pc confiscated for all eternity. On May 3, 1978, Gary Thuerk, an evil bastard intent on world destruction, sent the first spam email. Internet marketers the world over undoubtedly love the man, but the average person who has their email …

The First Spam Email Was Sent in 1978 Read More »