1 in 10 Americans think HTML is an STD

77 percent don't know what meaning of SEO

Published On: Mar 05 2014 12:21:49 PM EST

A recent study found that 11 percent of Americans believe that HTML is a sexually transmitted disease, not a language to build web pages.

According to the research conducted by couponers Vouchercloud.net, 77 percent of people surveyed did not know what SEO stands for. (Search engine optimization).

Meanwhile, 61 percent of the 2,392 adults who braved this research acknowledged that the times require a strong knowledge of technology, cnet.com reported.

Other results that show how un-tech-saavy Americans are: 27 percent saying that a gigabyte was an insect from South America while 18 percent thought Blu-ray was from the animal world.