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How brands marked 25 years of the World Wide Web on Twitter


By Jenny Cleeton | Social Media & Video Content Creator

August 23, 2016 | 5 min read

Happy 25th birthday to the internet.

grumpy cat internaut day

grumpy cat celebrating internaut day

On this day 25 years ago (23 August), renowned British computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee launched the world wide web in the hope that it might catch on.

Marking the moment, brands took to Twitter to celebrate the birth of the online arena, paying homage to the platform that offered them vast reach to customers across the globe.

Below we’ve listed some of the finest brand tweets carrying the #InternautDay hashtag which trended all day in the UK.




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