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Happy 25th birthday to the World Wide Web

Internauts, today we celebrate this glorious technology that brings us all together! On August 23, 1991 — 25 years ago today — the public gained access for the first time to the World Wide Web, designed and deployed by computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee at CERN in Switzerland. It gave rise to the internet as we […]

10 Interesting Facts About Twitter on its 10th Birthday

Ten years ago today Jack Dorsey fired off the world’s first tweet. Scooping co-founder Biz Stone by a full minute, little did he know the automated five-word message would later set fire to a communication revolution, 140 characters at a time. Today, around 500 million tweets are dispatched into the Twitterverse every 24 hours from […]

On the Occasion of its 10th Birthday, a Tale of Two Twitters

After 10 years, it’s not really accurate to call Twitter a tech startup any more. After all, it has revenues of $2 billion, and despite the drop in its share price over the past year it still has a market value of more than $11 billion. So if it’s not a startup then what is […]