The internet was born back in the 1960’s as a resilient, fault-tolerant network of computers through the joint effort of the United States government and private companies. By the 1980’s, funding poured in, which led to development of complex technology networks and their mergers – ultimately creating a super entity we know of today as the World Wide Web. The 1990’s saw its commercialization and further expansion towards the 21st century. Ever since then, users have begun to multiply, reaching as much as 2.2 billion in 2011 – a third of the Earth’s population. The internet today incorporates a lot of day-to-day activities into its system, like socialization and shopping, most of which is accessed through websites, which are developed from codes and integrated with niche-specific design and content.
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