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6 times you’ve used ‘the cloud’ in the last year without realising

30th June 2014

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1. Email

Whether you’re a Gmail fan or a Hotmail fanatic, emails are stored in the cloud including any attachments you’ve made.

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2. Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, it’s all stored in the cloud and your status is contributing to the internet of things!

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3. Streaming

If you’re using Spotify, BBC iPlayer or Netflix, you are streaming content from the cloud!

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4. Writing Blogs

Your blog, be it personal or for business, is hosted in the cloud!

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5. Sharing files via an email

Maybe you’ve received a file link from dropbox or google drive? This is file sharing in the cloud!

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6. Surveys

Have you ever taken an opinion poll or a survey online? You’ve been contributing to data in the cloud!