Facebook is Celebrating 25th Anniversary of World Wide Web-Internaut Day

Today the world is celebrating the anniversary of World Wide Web (www). The Internaut day is celebrated on August 23 every year. Further, Facebook is Celebrating 25th Anniversary of World Wide Web-Internaut Day. It was developed in the CERN laboratories (Enquire / EV project) in Switzerland during 1989 – 1990. The access of World Wide Web was provided publicly on that day in 1991.

Facebook is Celebrating 25th Anniversary of World Wide Web-Internaut Day

Basically the “Internaut” is made up of 2 words; Inter (internet) + Naut (from greek:sailor). It means “someone who spends time exploring the 4 corners of the internet”.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee is the inventor of the World Wide Web. He is one of Time Magazine’s ‘100 Most Important People of the 20th Century’. He is a scientist as well and whose visionary and innovative work has transformed almost every aspect of lives.

While working at CERN, he invented the Web in 1989 and subsequently working to ensure it was made freely available to all, Berners-Lee is now dedicated to enhancing and protecting the Web’s future.

The development of World Wide Web made lay man computer expert. Giving the freedom to use the Internet in a simple and quick way, and also making it accessible to billions of people around the world.

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