10 internet facts on November 27, 2016

 

1. The first-ever website (info.cern.ch) was published on August 6, 1991 by British physicist Tim Berners-Lee while at CERN, in Switzerland. On April 30, 1993 CERN made World Wide Web ("W3" for short) technology available on a royalty-free basis to the public domain, allowing the Web to flourish.

 

2. The Indexed Web contains 4.75 billion pages (Sunday, 27 November, 2016).

 

3. The internet grew to 326.4 Million Domain Names in the First Quarter of 2016

 

4. On November 2016 the internet had 3,424,971,237 users

 

5. The internet has 1.110.000.000 Websites on November 2016

 

6. China has on November 2016 most internet users : 721,434,547

 

7. Google processes 1.2 trillion searches per year    

 

8. Twitter process around 200 billion tweets per year

 

9. Globally, IP video traffic will be 82 percent of all IP traffic (both business and consumer) by 2020, up from 70 percent in 2015

 

10. Content delivery network (CDN) traffic will carry nearly two-thirds of all internet video traffic by 2020.