History of the World Wide Web
By Brittany Hagberg and Jesse Hagberg
When, Where, and Why it came to be, and the beginning of the phenomenon.
- It was 1989 when the world wide web was first created by Tim Berners-Lee.
- It was created in Geneva Switzerland
- It was made to be a more advanced way of communication, information trafficking, and entertainment.
- It was, and still is, considered the most powerful form of communication.
- It was formed by taking elements from older internet based projects like Xanadu, and refining and adding things onto it.
- The first web page ever was htttp:/nxocol.cern.ch/hypertext/www/theproject.html
- In April of 93 www tech became available for everyone.
- The worldwide web revolutionized how we learned and taught.
The rise of Google, and Internet Explorer, and turn of the century use.
- In 1994 there were more than 1,500 active servers.
- In 1996 Internet Explorer from Microsoft appeared.
- Hotmail was also the first E-mail site.
- In 1997 a new internet craze began. It was called blogging.
- A year later Google opened up.
- In its first year Google only answered 10,000 searches a day.
- By 1999 they had 3 million searches a day.
- It only went up from there, with 18 million searches in 2000, and 100 million in 2001.
- Soon in 2003 a new craze started. It was Myspace.
- Myspace was considered the website that made social media a mainstream thing.
- In 2004 the 10 year anniversary of the webs availability was celebrated.
- The next year there was a total of 8 billion webpages.
- In 2007 there were an estimated 1.7 trillion users of the world wide web.
- In 2010 the estimated number of people in the entire world that used internet browsers was at almost 2 billion.