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In 1989, @timberners_lee submitted a proposal that would change the world.

To celebrate #Web30, for the next 30 hours we're asking everyone to contribute to a crowdsourced timeline of web milestones.

Share your web moments at #Web30 #ForTheWeb: bit.ly/web30timeline
Starting now, Sir @timberners_lee is speaking from @CERN, where it all began. #Web30 #ForTheWeb

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In 1991, @timberners_lee invited others to his world wide web project #Web30
In 1992, Lynx, the text-based web browser, was released. @montulli
In 1993, @CERN helped the web become a royalty-free product.
In 1993, the first Internet service provider (ISP) launched.
In 1994, the first blog was created @jah
In 1994, Cookies, SSL & HTTPS were created! @montulli
In 1994, how we search for jobs changed forever #Web30 @Monster
In 1994, @BillClinton was part of the first Presidential email exchange with Swedish Prime Minister #Web30 @carlbildt
In 1995, @Microsoft launched the era-defining Windows 95 #Web30
In 1995, @amazon created its first homepage. It's been updated slightly since then... #Web30
In 1995, #SSL was released to the public. Without it, we wouldn't have web encryption, and we are all safer as a consequence.
In 1995, the first form of Craigslist was born, and the marketplace was changed forever
In 1996, Section 230 was passed in US Congress, allowing platforms to let their users exercise free speech rights. @djweitzner @RonWyden #Web30
In 1996, the first in-depth information website was designed. This led the beginning of Nepal wireless #Web30
In 1997, @w3c took steps to standardise the web through the Web Accessibility Initiative. #Web30
In 1997, @EthanZ unleashed pop up ads on the world and has been apologising ever since... #Web30
In 1998, one of the most recognisable companies in the world, @Google, was founded... in a garage. #Web30
In 1999, The Blair Witch Project implemented the first online viral marketing campaign #Web30 @BFI
In 1999, David Bowie knew that the web was going to be a global phenomenon #Web30
In 2000, @MarceloTas was in the first live transmission of a TV show online, from Australia to Brazil. #Web30
In 2000, the web caught the lovebug virus from @gcluley #Web30
In 2001, @Wikipedia was launched by @jimmy_wales . It was free then, and it is free now. #ForEveryone #Web30
In 2001, @creativecommons was born, empowering the world to share
In 2003, the invention of @WordPress meant that anyone could build their own personal website #Web30
In 2003, @w3c invented a patent policy to promote sharing of information and innovation #Web30
In 2003, @ArtistShare launched the first incarnation of a crowdfunding platform.
In 2004, Shirin Ebadi started using the web as a resource to fight dictators. #Web30
In 2004, how we share photos was changed forever #Web30 @Flickr
In 2004, 'The @facebook' was created to help students at @Harvard connect. The concept caught on. #Web30
In 2005, the internet reached a milestone of 1 billion users worldwide. Now, half the world's population is online. #Web30
In 2006, we started sharing our ideas in 140 characters on @Twitter
In 2006, the Web Science Research Initiative was launched as a joint venture between @MIT and @unisouthampton #Web30
In 2006, @TIME chose 'You', the global online community, as their 'Person of the Year'. "In today's wired world, you have the chance to change everything". #Web30 @leverus
In 2007, 'cyber' became a new form of international warfare #Web30
In 2007, @OfficeGSBrown moves into Downing Street, and uses email for daily government business #Web30
In 2008, @StackOverflow launched and showed us the power of an open community and what we can learn from each other online #Web30
In 2008, @SarahBrownUK hosts a 'Downing Tweet' to celebrate 1 million followers on Twitter #Web30
In 2009, @StephenFry was stuck in an elevator and took his Twitter followers along for the journey #Web30
In 2010, Kenya's first tech co-working space @iHub was founded #Web30
In 2010, @Cisco sent the first internet router up into space! #Web30
In 2010, a very cute dog was the test picture for @instagram #Web30
In 2011, 2 billion people were online @ITU #Web30
In 2011, the web allowed a new kind of protest to form: online and in the streets. #Web30
In 2011, the web helped break down language barriers as @duolingo was launched #Web30
In 2011, the @Mo_IbrahimFdn was celebrating online the first ever Ibrahim Governance Weekend at #MIFTunis #Web30
In 2012, @Karisma was founded to protect digital rights in Colombia #Web30
In 2013, Jakarta became the most @Twitter-happy city on the planet #Web30
In 2013, @A4A_Internet launched its mission to make getting online affordable for everyone #Web30
In 2013, @Snowden leaked NSA documents detailing US online surveillance practices #Web30
In 2013, @UKWebArchive started preserving websites for future generations #Web30
In 2013, the first @brcknet devices helped connect more people around the world #Web30
In 2013, @impossible brought together a community of people on the web to innovate for change @lilycole #Web30
In 2014, the first ever Internet Bill of Rights, crowdsourced by the people, was approved in #Brasil #Web30
In 2014, millions poured ice water over their heads, and raised millions for #ALS in the process @alsassociation #Web30
In 2014, @Cloudflare launched 'Project Galileo' free of charge #Web30
In 2014, the ITU took a stand for 'encryption-by-default' #Web30
In 2015, 3 billion people were online #Web30
In 2015, @brcknet changed access to digital education in classrooms #Web30
In 2015, 1 billion works were shared under the @creativecommons license #Web30
In 2015, the @fcc passed regulation to protect #netneutrality, protections we sadly need to fight for once again today #Web30
In 2016, @equals was founded for digital equality ♀️#Web30
In 2016, the #KeepItOn campaign was launched, to ensure online access is a fundamental human right #Web30
In 2016 #GDPR was adopted to ensure #dataprivacy for Europeans and beyond #Web30
In 2016, the @ICIJorg published the Panama Papers: the biggest data leak in history #Web30
In 2017, the 'WannaCry attack' encrypted data and held it ransom, causing chaos for people and businesses #Web30
In 2017, @linkeddatanl launched a new publication on best data standard practices #Web30
In 2018, @UNSGdigicoop was founded to push for online and technological access around the world, with co-chair @melindagates #Web30
In 2018, social media helped empower a youth movement to march #Web30
In 2018, @amnesty called on @Twitter to build safer spaces for women online #Web30
In 2018, concerns about online #privacy entered mainstream consciousness #Web30
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