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World Wide Web (www)

a multimedia presentational tool that uses computers and other media to communicate, often through the INTERNET. The World Wide Web permits two-way interactive communications with large numbers of people simultaneously. The World Wide Web is an important tool of E-COMMERCE insofar as Internet marketing can be undertaken by developing colourful and attractive web pages to gain visitors' attention. As the number of people ‘surfing’ the web grows the potential to market goods through web browsers has become a significant element of firms' promotional mix.

World Wide Web (www)

or web a multimedia presentational tool that uses computers and other media to communicate, often through the INTERNET. The World Wide Web permits two-way interactive communications with large numbers of people simultaneously. The World Wide Web is an important tool of E-COMMERCE insofar as Internet marketing can be undertaken by developing colourful and attractive web pages to gain visitors attention. As the number of people ‘surfing’ the web grows, the potential to market goods through web browsers has become a significant element of firms promotional mix.
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On the 30th anniversary of the birth of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee shared his thoughts on the evolution of the World Wide Web.
| You can still see how the Web looked originally: Developers and designers at CERN recently rebuilt the original browser, allowing people to experience the World Wide Web as it was first intended.
"The world wide web opened up the internet to everyone, not just scientists.
Elmagarmid, Executive Director of Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) who has invited Berners-Lee, said that "Tim has single-handedly touched the lives of most people on earth through his invention of the World Wide Web."
The world's very first web page was meanwhile cruder and dedicated to the World Wide Web project itself.
CERN said it had begun recreating the website that launched the World Wide Web, as well as the hardware that made the groundbreaking technology possible through a project called The World Wide Web W3, a wide-area hypermedia information retrieval initiative aiming to give public access to a wide variety of documents.
He will continue his affiliation with the World Wide Web Foundation as a member of the Science Council for the Foundation's new Web Index, which is due to launch on 20 June 2012.
The World Wide Web was first abbreviated as WWW or W3, and today it's commonly referred to as the Web or the web.
Some contributors remain grounded in historical detail or focused purely on the core characteristics of the World Wide Web, while others look to make linkages with broader philosophical currents within contemporary society.
Ali Aqa-Mohammadi said Iran's new network will operate parallel to the World Wide Web and will replace it in Muslim countries in the region.
The world wide web turns twenty years old today, with the anniversary of its invention by British scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

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