World Wide Web?s 20th Birthday: Biggest Gifts the Web Brings Us

A short summary of the World Wide Web project was posted on the alt.hypertext newsgroup by Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), on August 6, 1991 and this date marked the Web’s debut on the Internet. On the 20th anniversary of its birth, let's take a look at biggest gifts the Web has brought us.

 

Instant News

You can easily find much information on the Web sites such as Google and Bing, instead of going to the library, picking up an encyclopedia, or calling friends, etc. Information is among the biggest gifts the Web has offered us.

The world’s biggest search engine Google

 

Wikipedia

Though Wikipedia isn’t the best source for a research paper, because anyone can change the site’s information, it is still a good address for getting a quick check on most subjects

 

Social Networking

Mark Zuckerberg’s social networking site Facebook has revolutionized the way we communicate. Other same sites that enlarge an unlimited source of interaction of people all over the world include Twitter, MySpace, Tumblr, Foursquare, and etc

 

Music Sharing

One of many music-sharing sites is Spotify that allows the world more easily access to numerous styles of music such as rock, rap, hip hop, and etc

 

Image Sharing

Photo sharing plays an important role in getting information and images to massive amount of people in urgent situations, such as natural disasters. Online photo sharing also becomes a fast and convenient way to store and share memories and personal feelings

 

Instant Messaging

After AIM (AOL Instant Messenger) made its debut a few years ago, most social sites now have an instant-messaging component, helping communication from anywhere in the world become easier

 

Internet Stars

Justin Bieber is one of many stars, who have been found on the Web. He began to be known on YouTube and now becomes a teen superstardom

 

Online Shopping

Shopping sites like Zappos have helped people around the world save their time in choosing and buying clothes, footwear, books, accessories, etc. The Web brings a larger selection of products than any mall on earth to your own home

 

Uniting under Common Concerns

An Egyptian protester waves his national flag as tens of thousands match at Cairo's Tahrir Square. Young Egyptians have united through social media to revolt against their government after being fed up with the oppressive regime

 

TV Shows Online

With Hulu, a website and over-the-top (OTT) subscription service, viewers can watch online their favorite TV shows they miss only days after their original air date

 

Streaming Movies

Netflix has made streaming movies and old television shows affordable, giving college students something to do in their dorm rooms besides study

 

Online Trading

Finding obscure items or selling old things for a profit has never been so easy, but the task becomes more simple thanks to auction sites like eBay

 

Tim Berners-Lee and World Wide Web

 

Related links:

World Wide Web’s 20th Birthday: Ten Remarkable Milestones in Photos

World Wide Web Advertising Statistics Unveiled

World Wide Web Basics

Jason Ford works as a web developer and an editor of a weekly technology magazine. With the passion in technology, he has published numerous articles to provide readers reliable information about technology products and hot technology events around the world.

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A short summary of the World Wide Web project was posted on the alt.hypertext newsgroup by Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), on August 6, 1991 and this date marked the Web’s debut on the Internet. On the 20th anniversary of its birth, let's take a look at biggest gifts the Web has brought us.

 

Instant News

You can easily find much information on the Web sites such as Google and Bing, instead of going to the library, picking up an encyclopedia, or calling friends, etc. Information is among the biggest gifts the Web has offered us.

The world’s biggest search engine Google

 

Wikipedia

Though Wikipedia isn’t the best source for a research paper, because anyone can change the site’s information, it is still a good address for getting a quick check on most subjects

 

Social Networking

Mark Zuckerberg’s social networking site Facebook has revolutionized the way we communicate. Other same sites that enlarge an unlimited source of interaction of people all over the world include Twitter, MySpace, Tumblr, Foursquare, and etc

 

Music Sharing

One of many music-sharing sites is Spotify that allows the world more easily access to numerous styles of music such as rock, rap, hip hop, and etc

 

Image Sharing

Photo sharing plays an important role in getting information and images to massive amount of people in urgent situations, such as natural disasters. Online photo sharing also becomes a fast and convenient way to store and share memories and personal feelings

 

Instant Messaging

After AIM (AOL Instant Messenger) made its debut a few years ago, most social sites now have an instant-messaging component, helping communication from anywhere in the world become easier

 

Internet Stars

Justin Bieber is one of many stars, who have been found on the Web. He began to be known on YouTube and now becomes a teen superstardom

 

Online Shopping

Shopping sites like Zappos have helped people around the world save their time in choosing and buying clothes, footwear, books, accessories, etc. The Web brings a larger selection of products than any mall on earth to your own home

 

Uniting under Common Concerns

An Egyptian protester waves his national flag as tens of thousands match at Cairo's Tahrir Square. Young Egyptians have united through social media to revolt against their government after being fed up with the oppressive regime

 

TV Shows Online

With Hulu, a website and over-the-top (OTT) subscription service, viewers can watch online their favorite TV shows they miss only days after their original air date

 

Streaming Movies

Netflix has made streaming movies and old television shows affordable, giving college students something to do in their dorm rooms besides study

 

Online Trading

Finding obscure items or selling old things for a profit has never been so easy, but the task becomes more simple thanks to auction sites like eBay

 

Tim Berners-Lee and World Wide Web

 

Related links:

World Wide Web’s 20th Birthday: Ten Remarkable Milestones in Photos

World Wide Web Advertising Statistics Unveiled

World Wide Web Basics

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