Write a short note on World Wide Web (WWW).

The World Wide Web (WWW) is an internet based service, which uses common set of rules known as Protocols, to distribute documents across the Internet in a standard way.

The World Wide Web was invented by Tim Berners-Lee in 1989, in 1995 the first connection was established over what is today known as the Internet.

By the end of 1990, the first Web page was served. In April 1993, the World Wide Web technology was available for anyone to use on a royalty-free basis.

Since that time, the Web has changed the world. It has perhaps become the most powerful communication medium the world has ever known.

A global Web of computers known as the Internet, allows individuals to communicate with each other often called the World Wide Web. The Internet provides a quick and easy exchange of information and is recognized as the central tool in this Information Age.

The World Wide Web, or ‘Web’ is a part of the Internet. The Web is viewed through web browser softwares such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox etc. Using browsers one can access the digital libraries containing innumerable articles, journals, e-books, news, tutorials stored in the form of web pages on computers around the world called Web Servers. Today thousands of web pages/websites are added to the WWW every hour.

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