Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau and the Internet

1476 WordsFeb 26, 20186 Pages
As young adults, we cannot recall a life without the web. The web is young because recently it had its 25th anniversary. 25 years ago ,Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau changed the world forever. According to boutell.com, “ In 1989, while working at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research), both men made proposals for hypertext systems…And in late 1990 and early 1991, Tim Berners-Lee wrote the first web browser.” These men started the technology phenomena, but as time progressed, society started to become more advanced. People do not interact the same with each other. As we move on forward, the definition of a friend is lost because of the indecency of social media. The growth of social media causes people to question what a friend is because people do not understand the difference between interacting face to face, rather than socializing on the web. As more social media sites come to the market, people are social without going out. The growth of social media causes people to think, act, and interact differently, causing the meaning of friendship to be lost, because of the growth of the web. Socializing digitally contradicts socializing in the real world. Socializing digitally causes people to think differently about their friends. The generation of today is not as social as the generation of the past. People compete with each other based on their Facebook friend numbers, thinking it is a popularity contest. The reality is that Facebook friends
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