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World Wide Web (WWW)

The World Wide Web (WWW) is combination of all resources and users on the Internet that are using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).

A broader definition comes from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C):

"The World Wide Web is the universe of network-accessible information, an embodiment of human knowledge."

The Web, as it's commonly known, is often confused with the internet. Although the two are intricately connected, they are different things. The internet is, as its name implies, a network -- a vast, global network that incorporates a multitude of lesser networks. As such, the internet consists of supporting infrastructure and other technologies. In contrast, the Web is a communications model that, through HTTP, enables the exchange of information over the internet.

Tim Berners-Lee is the inventor of the Web and the director of the W3C, the organization that oversees its development. Berners-Lee developed hypertext, the method of instant cross-referencing that supports communications on the Web, making it easy to link content on one web page to content located elsewhere. The introduction of hypertext revolutionized the way people used the internet.

In 1989, Berners-Lee began work on the first World Wide Web server at CERN. He called the server "httpd” and dubbed the first client "WWW.” Originally, WWW was just a WYSIWYG hypertext browser/editor that ran in the NeXTStep environment. 

The World Wide Web has been widely available since 1991.

This was last updated in March 2017

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www is a multiplicity electronic book in the form web pages,each pages contains universal information of public and private websites connected to the internet world wide. WWW is most useful to sharing and marketing intellectual capabilities of human being throughout the universe at any time.
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good g
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its poppin good hommie
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thanks for this information
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And it was invented by Al Gore.
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This is how I think of it: If an Alien from a far away universe comes to know about this planet called Earth, and would want to know more about the creatures that inhabit it, those that call themselves "Humans", and with it's technology would tape into this thing called the World Wide Web, and start studying those Humans from the information on the Web, then that Alien would form a very good idea about Humans and Humanity. 

So I think that the World Wide Web is the universal network-accessible information, that is a personification of humanity and it's Humans.
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that is so true

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Thanks alot . Nowadays 70% people doesn't know abot the history of www. But now they can knew about the history because of youThe worldwide web basically developed to meet the demand for automated information sharing between the scientist in a university and institute around the world.
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This is the same my year born, I and the WWW have the same age 
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Happy birthday to you and the WWW!
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