The BIG Technical Jargon Guide

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World Wide Web

What is the World Wide Web?

The World Wide Web (WWW), commonly referred to as the 'web,' is a vast network of interconnected documents and resources accessible through the internet. It was created by British computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1989 and has since revolutionised the way we access and share information. The web consists of millions of websites, each containing web pages with text, images, and multimedia content that can be accessed using a web browser.

The web has become an essential tool for communication, entertainment, education, business and many other areas of life. It has enabled people from all over the world to connect, share ideas and collaborate on projects, regardless of their location. The web continues to evolve and expand, with new technologies and trends emerging regularly, shaping the way we interact with information and with each other online.

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