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Infographic: Celebrating 25 years of the world wide web


By Ishbel Macleod | PR and social media consultant

March 7, 2014 | 1 min read

Originally conceived by Sir Tim Berners Lee in March 1989 as a way to improve communication at his workplace in CERN, the world wide web is now used by 99 per cent 18-29 year olds in America, research by CWCS has found.CWCS web hosting has created an infographic to show just how far the web has come over the years, with 90 per cent of internet users saying use of the internet was a good thing for them personally.It was also discovered that almost half (46 per cent) said that they would not be able to give up the internet, while 44 per cent said it would be hard to give up their phone, and 10 per cent said they would struggle without social media.

25 years of the World Wide Web – An infographic by the team at CWCS

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