World Wide Web Completes its 30 Years Today: Google Celebrates It With Doodle

Bhuabneswar: The World Wide Web (WWW), commonly known as the Web, completes its 30 years today. It is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs, such as, which may be interlinked by hypertext, and are accessible via the Internet.

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the birth of the World Wide Web, Google is celebrating it with a doodle by reminding as to how things were in its early years.

English scientist Tim Berners-Lee was the person who invented the World Wide Web in 1989. While employed at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland  he wrote the first web browser in 1990. This signalled the birth of the World Wide Web that is now used by billions of people.

The Google Doodle through itself illustrates this technology milestone with an animation which shows block graphics that were common earlier. A globe in the center renders slowly on a desktop monitor to take us back to a slower download speed era.


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