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27 Fascinating Facts About Netflix

27 Fascinating Facts About Netflix

Posted under: Netflix

Many of us remember when having Netflix meant getting DVDs in the mail. There were few greater joys then sending one off, knowing the next one was just a day or two away. This seems silly now, but in the pre-digital age, this felt instant.

The Most Popular Search Engine (What Is It?)

The Most Popular Search Engine (What Is It?)

Posted under: Internet, Facebook, Youtube, Google, Search Engines, and 5 more...

With the phrase "Google it" now so entrenched in our everyday language, we tend to think searching Google is the same as searching the web. But Google is just a search engine, meaning it's a tool that displays the information on the internet based on your specific query. In other words, it's a catalog of the internet.

Who Invented the Internet - A Full History

Who Invented the Internet - A Full History

Posted under: Internet and History

The internet has become a staple of modern life. We use it to shop for what we need and want, talk to friends and family, run businesses, meet new people, watch movies and TV, and pretty much everything else you can think of. In short, it has given birth to a new age in human history.

9 Popular Phishing Scams (Be Aware)

9 Popular Phishing Scams (Be Aware)

Posted under: Online Scams and Email

Ever since the early days of the internet, scammers have been working to steal our money, and sometimes our identity. And while we as internet users have gotten more aware and are more capable of identifying scams, the bad guys have gotten better too, which means danger is still out there, lurking behind every digital corner.

History of Social Media (It's Younger Than You Think)

History of Social Media (It's Younger Than You Think)

Posted under: Social Media, Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn and Twitter

Social media has become such an important part of our lives that it’s easy to think it has always been there. However, knowing that social media can’t exist without the internet, some simple math should tell us social media can’t be more than 30 years old (the internet started becoming mainstream in the early 1990s).

17 Common Online Scams (Be Aware)

17 Common Online Scams (Be Aware)

Posted under: Online Scams

We all remember the first time our parents sat us down and told us not to talk to strangers. It might not have made sense at the time – as kids we live in a fantasy world where everyone is our friend – but as we get older, it’s easy to see all they were doing was trying to protect us.

Mobile Vs. Desktop Internet Usage (Latest 2020 Data)

Mobile Vs. Desktop Internet Usage (Latest 2020 Data)

Posted under: Internet, Mobile and Desktop

How do you access the internet? Do you use a mobile device or a desktop computer? How we access the internet is changing. We’ve compiled all the latest 2019 data and statistics on mobile vs desktop internet usage.

Average Time Spent Daily on Social Media (Latest 2020 Data)

Average Time Spent Daily on Social Media (Latest 2020 Data)

Posted under: Social Media, Facebook, Youtube, Snapchat and Instagram

In 2019, social media is one of the best ways for people to connect with one another. It allows for people to stay in touch across continents and time zones, but also with friends who live just a few houses down. We’re connected today in ways previous generations couldn’t even have dreamed about.

What Does Google Know About Me (It's Scary)

What Does Google Know About Me (It's Scary)

Posted under: Google

However, the ease with which Google provides us with the information we want to know should give us pause. Providing this information requires us to make tremendous sacrifices to our personal privacy, and we still don’t know the wider implications of this development.

What Does Facebook Know About Me (It's Scary)

What Does Facebook Know About Me (It's Scary)

Posted under: Social Media and Facebook

Whether it's eerily-specific ads popping up in our news feeds, or stories about our data leaking into the wrong hands, there's plenty of evidence that Facebook knows quite a bit about us.

There are a total of 144 records available.

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How Do U.S. Internet Costs Compare To The Rest Of The World?

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Do you feel you pay a lot for internet? Relatives in Asia seem to get a better deal? We take a detailed look at the cost of internet access in the U.S. and compare it to various countries and regions worldwide.

Posted under: Internet

A Snapshot Of Internet Service Provider Competition in the U.S.

A Snapshot Of Internet Service Provider Competition in the U.S.

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Posted under: Internet