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#World Wide Web

From TheJournal.ie Today is the 25th anniversary of the public internet in Ireland World Wide Web

Today is the 25th anniversary of the public internet in Ireland

Trinity College Dublin was the first Irish organisation to connect to the internet, via leased lined delivered by Telecom Eireann to the O’Reilly Institute.

From TheJournal.ie What life would be like without the internet Take A Break

What life would be like without the internet

Imagine you couldn’t send pictures of cute kittens across the web… travesty.

9 ways every noughties teen mortified themselves on the internet

MSN, Neopets, word art… it was a dark time.

10 wonderfully passive-aggressive birthday wishes for the web

Happy birthday, thanks for the horrible attention span!

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What invention would you most like to see? 22nd Century

Open thread: What invention would you most like to see?

Be as creative as you like.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you too reliant on the internet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you too reliant on the internet?

Do you get panicked if you can’t check your emails or your exact location?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning, want to know what’s making headlines this morning? It’s all here.

From TheJournal.ie The web is 25 today. Here are the moments that helped define it Happy Birthday

The web is 25 today. Here are the moments that helped define it

The web has evolved in many ways since Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted his proposal for it back in 1989.

Boy tells mammy he has no friends for birthday party, she finds him a million online

Colin’s 11th birthday is going to be the best ever.

We didn't think much of the internet in 1995

This Newsweek article from February of ’95 is, well, damning.

11 things that make you want to give the internet a slap across the face

PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER, INTERNET.

12 examples of how social media tears romance apart

Do you think Cupid has a Twitter? No. No, he does not.

Website tracks the day's most popular gifs

SPOILER: One Direction are really popular.

Here's how Breaking Bad took over the internet My Territory This post contains videos

Here's how Breaking Bad took over the internet

From Reddit to YouTube parodies.

Remember how we saw the internet in the 1990s? World Wide Web This post contains videos

Remember how we saw the internet in the 1990s?

It was an incredible place. Let’s look through the archive…

From TheJournal.ie Over €9,000 spent on redesign of Taoiseach’s website NET LOSS

Over €9,000 spent on redesign of Taoiseach’s website

The new-look website was recently the subject of an overhaul that cost a little over €9,000.

From TheJournal.ie Where is the world's first ever web page? Www

Where is the world's first ever web page?

Scientists at the organisation that invented the World Wide Web aren’t even sure.

You won't believe the detail of these incredible Cosplay costumes

If you don’t know what Cosplay is, that’s ok too, there’s an explanation inside.

From TheJournal.ie Man who invented web: 'No, there is no button to kill the internet' World Wide Web

Man who invented web: 'No, there is no button to kill the internet'

Tim Berners-Lee says there’s no single way to kill the internet – unless governments around the world acted in unison.

Happy 21st birthday, World Wide Web! You’re now officially a grownup Celebration This post contains videos

Happy 21st birthday, World Wide Web! You’re now officially a grownup

Now here are some things you should REALLY grow out of.

From TheJournal.ie One in five Irish adults has never used the internet Internet Usage

One in five Irish adults has never used the internet

Statistics compiled by the European Union show that 21 per cent of people aged 18 to 74 have never been online.

From TheJournal.ie .phew, .abouttime: Internet naming body agrees to expand domain names Internet

.phew, .abouttime: Internet naming body agrees to expand domain names

The organisation has voted to allow the creation of new domain suffixes, meaning .google, .apple or .thejournal are a possibility.