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NOT REALLY! But if you have a few minutes to waste, you might find some of these Internet Facts mildly amusing.
21 Facts About The Internet You Should Know You probably use it every day but how well do you know your Internet? Ever wonder how all this foolishness got started in the first place and why? How big it really is? How many present users there are? The average time spent on a website? Here are 21 facts you might or might not want to know about the Internet. 1. Who coined the phrase 'World Wide Web'? Tim Berners-Lee in 1990. He's also considered by most people as the person who started the whole thing rolling. 2. How did the Internet Start and Why? It all started with the time-sharing of IBM computers in the early 1960s at universities such as Dartmouth and Berkeley in the States. People would share the same computer for their computing tasks. The Internet also received help from Sputnik! After this Russian Satellite was launched in 1957, President Eisenhower formed ARPA to advance computer networking and communication.