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History of the World Wide Web
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The US DoD launched Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA)
First Computer Mouse
ARPANET became operational
Packet-switching Theory published
Development of TCP/IP
First Electronic Mail system
FidoNet created , the first dial-up network to connect personal computers.
The Domain Name System (DNS) was introduced
The first Web server and Web page created by Berners-Lee
Berners-Lee web server and browser was made publicly accessible
Marc Andreessen and Eric Bina release the first version of the Mosaic browser.
The world's first search engines, Web Crawler and Lycos, are launched.
Apple launched the first personal computer.
The first audio streaming service is released - RealAudio
eBay launches Internet Explorer 1.0 is released Jeff Bezos launches Amazon.com Craig Newmark founds Craigslist
The domain name, google.com was registered
The World Wide Web invented
Google.com is launched IM is launched
The Internet has 147 million users worldwide.
The Internet has 16 million users worldwide.
10,000,000 domain names have been registered early in the year and there are 20,000,000 web sites on the Internet by late 2000.
Apple launches iTunes. Wikipedia is launched
The Internet has 500 million users
MySpace is launched
Instant messaging (IM) is generating five billion messages a day
The first version of Firefox is released Facebook is launched
Social networking sites and services sprout up
There are approximately 92 million Web sites.
1.1 billion people are using the Internet and women now outnumber men online.
over 162 million Top Level Domain Names (TLDs) were registered up until the end of the first quarter of 2008
Google Chrome launched
Over 100.1 million websites were in operation as of March 2008
The Internet now has 1.5 billion users and there are over 100 billion live web pages.
The Internet marks its 40th anniversary.
Facebook reaches 400 million active users. Pinterest and Instagram are launched.
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