Fact for the day: 17-07-2012

In February 2009. Twitter had a monthly growth (of users) of over 1300 % – several times more than Facebook.

The inspirationt for the brand name Yahoo! Came from a word made up by Jonathan Swift in his book Gulliver’s Travels. A Yahoo was a person who was ugly and not human in appearance.

The first ever search engine was called “Archie” and was created way back in 1990 by a Canadian student Alan Emtage.

In 1999, new fiber was being installed at a rate of 2800 miles or 4500 kilometers per hour !

Tom Vendetta is the youngest Google employee ever hired. He was hired by Google when he was just 15 years old. Vendetta used to fool his friends by sending fake press releases and news. Vendetta was employed because he was young and would know how young hackers thought. His job was to help address security flaws in Gmail.

More than a billion transistors are manufactured…..every second!!!!!!!!

Heard of Mentaplex? It was an April fools joke that Google could read peoples minds and search the Internet for what they were thinking of.

Blowfish12@2012 blowfish12.tk Author: Sudharsun. P. R.


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