History Quiz / 25 Years of the World Wide Web

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Can you name the terms involving the history of the World Wide Web?

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This WikiLeaks-aided former NSA contractor releases classified military documents over the internet2013
At the end of this year, there were over 87 million blogs on this microblogging website2012
This personal voice assistant on the iPhone is the first to have Internet connections2011
Apple releases this new, immensely popular tablet computer2010
Microsoft releases this new search engine to compete with other major searchers2009
Google releases this new web browser2008
This American baseball team's website crashes due to millions of hits immediately after they reached the World Series for the first time2007
Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass create this new social networking platform2006
This service from Google enables users to see the around the planet from a satellite view 2005
This new browser by Mozilla is instantly popular2004
Apple introduces this new music buying service, where users can buy songs one at a time2003
Microsoft launches this online multiplayer gaming service2002
This online encylopedia, available to all, is launched2001
As the dot-com bubble bursts, this online retailer's stock goes down to $7 from $107; however the stock is now over $350 again2000
This peer-to-peer file sharing service is created; it is eventually used mostly for sharing music1999
These two graduate students incorporate Google (name either one)1998
Version 3 of this web browser is the last one supported by Macintosh1997
This service, the first web-based email, first appeared1996
This auction site appears in its first incarnation, a site called AuctionWeb1995
This web hosting service is created- it allows users to create their own websites in a real or fictional place of their choosing online1994
This web browser was the first to be able to reach far and wide across the World Wide Web1993
This watersport activity is now also the term for going online and exploring1992
Linus Torvalds releases the first version of this free, open source operating system1991
This now-common method of linking and accessing information with a single click is proposed to CERN1990
This man created the first ever website as part of his project to create the World Wide Web1989

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