By Constantinos Papadamou, Stylianos
Papamichael and Panayiotis Panayiotou
This presentation is about the Internet. Please sit back and
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Facts about the
• The Internet is the global system of
interconnected computer networks that use the Internet
protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
• Internet contains of several websites which differ in their
main idea. Some websites are educational and some
others are there to entertain you.
Who invented the
A single person did not create the Internet that we know and
use today. The idea of the Internet is credited to Leonard
Kleinrock after he published his first paper entitled
“Information Flow in Large Communication Nets” on May
Who invented the
The Internet as we know it today, started being developed in
the 1960’s in California in the United States. A meeting was
held in the Stanford Research Institute from the Network
Working Group (today known as Internet Network Working
Group) in 1968 and they discussed solving issues related to
getting hosts to communicate with each other.
Internet Growth Trends
• 1977: 111 hosts on Internet
• 1981: 213 hosts
• 1983: 562 hosts
• 1984: 1,000 hosts
• 1986: 5,000 hosts
• 1987: 10,000 hosts
• 1989: 100,000 hosts
• 1992: 1,000,000 hosts
• 2001: 150-175 million hosts
• 2002: over 200 million hosts
• Today: More than 95% of the planet uses internet
• YouTube is a website/application which was created in
2005. It requires internet to work. It entertains you
through videos which are made by millions of people.
• Wikipedia is one of the most popular informational
websites. It was created in 2001. You can find it on the
internet. It has over 40 million articles in 293 languages.
If you have internet, you can also search for directions
wherever you are and want to go. It was launched in 1995.
If you are lost in the streets, open your GPS (Global
Positioning System) on your device and find the directions
to your destination. GPS shows your location on the earth,
with the help of satellites.
Social Media (Facebook)
Facebook is a worldwide social and communicative
website/application which was launched in 2004. Facebook
has over 1.59 billion users worldwide. Some features that
Facebook has are to “like” a photo, comment on a photo
and “follow” another user that you like. When ever you
enter your Facebook account and someone uploads a photo ,
you will get a notification.
Social Media (Instagram)
Instagram is another famous and popular social media
communicative application . It was launched in 2010. It also
requires internet to work. It has over 500 million active
monthly users. You can share photos with people that
“follow” you. Also, you can chat with other people using
Social Media (Twitter)
Twitter is an application which you can post “tweets” which
are restricted to 140 characters (the things you write and
then you post them), share pictures and videos. Registered
users can post tweets, but those who are unregistered can
only read them. It was launched in 2006. 319 million users
use twitter monthly.
Social Media (Other)
Some other social media are:
• Viber, created in 2010, with 500 million users
• Snapchat, created in 2011, with 150 million users
• Whatsapp, created in 2010, with 500 million users