Amazing Facts About Websites That Will Make Your Mind Go Crazy
Amazing Facts About Websites That Will Make Your Mind Go Crazy : Well Internet needs no introduction in this century. It has become a trend that might never ever has its end. Internet is the hope, the scope of today’s world. Every second we are active in the Internet using some or the other websites. Working on Internet may have never concerned us. The now and them websites that we use might have never bothered us.
Amazing Facts About Websites That Will Make Your Mind Go Crazy : But anytime have we given any kind of thought that how does the websites in which we login works. What might be some secrets behind it. Today we have got some Amazing Facts About Websites That Will Make Your Mind Go Crazy. Have a look upon these mind blowing facts.
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Sony once sued itself. RIAA(partially controlled by Sony Music) sued Launch.com(owned by Sony’s Tech & Business unit), meaning that the Music Dept. somehow sued it’s Tech Dept.
The creators of Breaking Bad made a real savewalterwhite.com, and it has raised over $125,000 for The National Cancer Coalition
Users pay most attention on the top 2/3 of the screen.
Half of internet users in the UK use mobile internet while out and about
After the Haiti earthquake, the “Feed The Children” website claimed that the charity was “providing medical relief for 12,000 people”. In reality, they sent a total of three doctors, and two weeks after the earthquake it emerged that they had fed zero people.
Microsoft released Internet Explorer in 1995
Menu works best when placed in the top part of your website.
100 percent of the top 10000 family names are already registered as domain names.
IMDb is one of the oldest websites on the internet, and began on Usenet in 1990 as a list of “actresses with beautiful eyes.”
The bandwidth consumed by YouTube in 2007 is comparable to the entire bandwidth consumed by the whole internet in 2000.
Text attracts more attention than pictures.
The founder of match.com, Gary Kremen, lost his girlfriend to a man she met on match.com
Stargate was the first film to have an official dedicated website, in 1994.
8% of Bloggers earn enough to support a family
NBC was forced to buy hornymanatee.com after Conan O’Brien mentioned the domain name on his show.
Visitors spend more time looking at menus and buttons than other parts of your website.
There are 2.7 trillion searches on Google each month.
Ashley Madison, a dating website for married people who want to cheat on their spouses, was sued for $21 million by a former employee, who says she damaged her wrists while typing up hundreds of fake profiles of sexy women.
There are 119 million tweets per day.
People start viewing your website from the top left corner.
Most employers now view online degrees as the equivalent of traditional degrees.
Madonna uploaded an album of her to p2p sites with all of the songs in the loop of her saying “what the f**k you think you’re doing?” and in retort a hacker defaced her website with direct links to the album saying “This is the f**k i think im doing.”
Everything you do on the internet has/can be saved and archived, Facebook, Twitter, Google etc..
Ads, that are placed on the top or left part of your website, get the most views.
1 in every 13 people on Earth is on Facebook (2011)
Ads, that are placed inside or below an awesome piece of content, get more views.
Www.whitehouse.com used to be a p*rn website, resulting in many schoolchildren in the late 1990s being accidentally exposed to adult content via the website.
Twitter is the 8th most visited website in the world according to Alexa
Wikipedia supports 260+ Languages
In 2012, a hacker group named UGNazi took down the Papa John’s website because the company “took 2 hours longer than expected to deliver my food.”
Amazing Facts About Websites That Will Make Your Mind Go Crazy
A web developer earns on average $75,660 per year in the US
People on Facebook install 20 million applications every day
Lists are better at keeping your reader focused than large paragraphs.
Some people even completely ignore large chunks of text.
The website hampsterdance.com was created in 1998 as a result of a competition between two Canadian sisters to see who could generate the most traffic and is one of the earliest examples of an internet meme.
Shopify has 30,000+ users who have created shops with their online software.
A ‘Noogler’ is a new person at Google
In 1999, the founders of Google actually tried to sell their website to Excite for $1 million. Excite turned them down.
You are three times more likely to get a virus from a church website than you are to get from a pornographic website.
Google makes most of it’s money from advertising.
Google Acquired YouTube in 2006 for $1.65 billion.
elgoog.com(google backwards) has a huge following in China because elgooG search terms are printed in reverse, so users are able to perform Google searches without detection by the Chinese government’s search filters.
Microsoft once threatened to sue a high school student named Mike Rowe for creating a website called MikeRoweSoft.com
The Google logo, wasn’t actually centered on the page until March 31, 2001.
Internet explorer is hated so much it has it’s own “anti IE” sites, several of them actually.
You have to be 18 to use a Paypal account
There is a website that tells you the best time to run and pee during a movie in a theater, so you don’t miss anything too important.
McDonald’s didn’t register “McDonalds.com” and had to donate to a school to get the domain from the Wired magazine writer, who had registered it in 1994.
Over 1 Billion downloads have been estimated on Thepiratebay
MartinLutherKing.org is actually a website designed by a brutal, xenophobic, racist group called StormFront (US-based) to discredit King.
Facebook has an age restriction of 13
Big pictures attract more attention than small ones.
Also headlines draw attention.
White space is good!
In 2005, a student in England made a 1 million pixel webpage and put up the space for sale at $1 per pixel. He did this in order to pay for college and he was successful, selling out in less than 6 months
When Megaupload was shut down earlier this year 25 Petabytes (2.621e+7 Gigabyte, don’t ask me what this means haha) were left behind for evidence.
The keyword Insurance can pay up to $54.91 per click with Google adsense.
The Offspring wanted to release their album ‘Conspiracy Of One’ (2000) from their website as a free download stating that ‘peer-to-peer downloads don’t hurt sales’ until their label threatened to sue.
Aquantive was acquired by Microsoft for $6,333,000,000 in 13-Aug-2007
Wifi was standardised in 1999