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Did you know? Some interesting facts about the internet

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Did you know? Some interesting facts about the internet

The first-ever registered domain was symbolics.com (15th of March 1985)

The maximum length of a domain name is 63 characters.

Nope, Gmail isn’t’ short for Google Mail. Gmail was originally a free email service for Garfield fans until Google acquired the domain in 2005.

The first-ever website is still online here (Published on the 6th of August 1991)

The first-ever photo posted on the internet is of a rock band called ‘Les Horribles Cernettes’.

You can read the first-ever Tweet is here (21st of March 2006)

You can watch the first YouTube video here (Posted 23 Apr 2005)

The acronym “LOL” used to mean “lots of love” before the Internet.

The “Fi” in “WiFi” doesn’t mean anything. The creators just called it that because it rhymed with “HiFi.”

China has boot camps for Internet addicts.

In 1999, the founders of Google tried to sell their website to Excite for $1 million and were turned down.

The creators of Breaking Bad made a real savewalterwhite.com.

Jennifer Lopez inspired the Google Image Search feature. Read the story here.

Typing Illuminati backwards, followed by .com takes you to the US governments National Security Agency Website

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