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25 Years of the World Wide Web Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Jun 14, 2014

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Apple releases this new, immensely popular tablet computeriPad
94.2%
This online encylopedia, available to all, is launchedWikipedia
91.2%
This new browser by Mozilla is instantly popularFirefox
89.5%
Apple introduces this new music buying service, where users can buy songs one at a timeiTunes
89.1%
Google releases this new web browserChrome
88.5%
This personal voice assistant on the iPhone is the first to have Internet connectionsSiri
87.8%
This auction site appears in its first incarnation, a site called AuctionWebeBay
86.4%
Microsoft releases this new search engine to compete with other major searchersBing
85.4%
This watersport activity is now also the term for going online and exploringSurfing
82.4%
This service from Google enables users to see the around the planet from a satellite view Google Earth
80.7%
Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass create this new social networking platformTwitter
78.6%
As the dot-com bubble bursts, this online retailer's stock goes down to $7 from $107; however the stock is now over $350 againAmazon
75.8%
This WikiLeaks-aided former NSA contractor releases classified military documents over the internetEdward Snowden
75.1%
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Version 3 of this web browser is the last one supported by MacintoshInternet Explorer
68.5%
This peer-to-peer file sharing service is created; it is eventually used mostly for sharing musicNapster
66.8%
Linus Torvalds releases the first version of this free, open source operating systemLinux
53.5%
This service, the first web-based email, first appearedHotmail
52.6%
At the end of this year, there were over 87 million blogs on this microblogging websiteTumblr
44.2%
This now-common method of linking and accessing information with a single click is proposed to CERNHyperText
39.9%
Microsoft launches this online multiplayer gaming serviceXbox Live
36.2%
This American baseball team's website crashes due to millions of hits immediately after they reached the World Series for the first timeColorado Rockies
30.5%
These two graduate students incorporate Google (name either one)Sergey Brin and Larry Page
26.3%
This man created the first ever website as part of his project to create the World Wide WebTim Berners-Lee
18.8%
This web hosting service is created- it allows users to create their own websites in a real or fictional place of their choosing onlineGeoCities
18.3%
This web browser was the first to be able to reach far and wide across the World Wide WebMosaic
6.2%

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