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A unique collection of some interesting Computer Facts which you never know. These computer facts are collected to tell you more interesting things about computer and related people, things and companies. All facts are really surprising. Tell your computer savvy friends about these Facts about Computer and then ask them 'Did you know it', I am sure that the answer will be NO.

First arrested for spim
First arrested for spim

Anthony Greco, aged 18, became the first person arrested for spim (unsolicited instant messages) on February 21,2005.

First video on YouTube
First video on YouTube

The first ever video that was uploaded on Youtube is by Jawed Karim (one of youtube founders) titled "Me at zoo" on April 23rd, 2005. This video is all of 18 seconds long.

Spell checker in Google Search
Spell checker in Google Search

One of the biggest leaps in Google's search engine usage came about when they introduced their much improved spell checker giving birth to the "Did you mean..." feature. This instantly doubled their traffic.

Founders of YouTube
Founders of YouTube

All the three founders of YouTube Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim were working for Paypal when they started YouTube.

Browser Wars
Browser Wars

The day after Internet Explorer 4 was released, a few Microsoft employees left a 10 by 12-foot Internet Explorer logo on Netscape's front lawn with a message that said "We love you" at the height of the browser wars in the late 90s.

How many web pages on internet
How many web pages on internet

There are more than ten billion web pages on the Internet.

The Story of Google's Name
The Story of Google's Name

Some funny-sounding brand names have made it into history but not many got there because of misspelling. As was Google, which is named after the scientific word that refers to extremely large numbers, googol. The name was suggested by Sean Anderson - as googolplex - to Larry Page - who decided on googol - but looking up on the availability of the domain name Sean misspelled it as google.

Google Facts
Google Facts

Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros.



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