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"Time" reviews the most influential 15 websites in history: Google first

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However, the basic principles it establishes are still critical to today's online world, the concept of hyperlinks, which allows documents (including any type of media to eventually reproduce in non-linear text), and anyone in the world can pass The browser reads the content.

The network later experienced prosperity and development. In the mid-1990s, Virtual Reality Markup Language (VRML) appeared to be changing the network. Adobe's Shockwave and Flash Media Player became popular multimedia stars. Who can think of early, to 2017, was onceMicrosoft(IE browser), Netscape and other companies dominate the Internet world, will be subdivided into multiple plates, and let the Google (Chrome) and other big wave of new players.

The following is the "Time" magazine selected the history of the most influential 15 sites, and its reasons.

15, Match.com.

Emerging generations may be seen at the end of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first century as a dividing line: the dividing line before and after the Internet age, and the use of Match.com to find the boundaries of potential dating objects. Match.com was founded in 1995, and this online dating service was only used in 1993 to distribute online classified ads. But soon, it became a service that helped people dating. Today, Match.com operates in 25 countries around the world, contributing to tens of millions of couples.

14, Reddit.

Online forums have existed since the beginning of the Internet, so in a sense, Reddit is just a modern version of the forum. However, Reddit, which was founded in 2005, added social news elements to the forum, making it a combination of news and feedback centers. Converting fun, niche or hot topics to fan groups has become very popular today, attracting countless users to contribute hundreds of millions of page views each year, and Reddit is proud to claim that he is the "home page".

13, Pandora.

MP3.com and other early sites to open the wave of music sharing, the birth of iTunes and Spotify and other digital platforms, but Pandora proved streaming media plus interest recommended mode. Pandora was founded in 2000, which allows users to play their own well-known songs, or a player in a certain category of songs, followed by the nature of the recommended contributions to the song. Users can praise or express interest in each category, and the "training" service caters to their preferences. Today, you can see this element in the services of Amazon, Apple, and many other companies.

12, WikiLeaks.

11, The Pirate Bay.

The site advocates "freedom of information", indexing the content of other agencies, providing links for users to download, often blatantly violate the information sharing method. Despite being prosecuted and investigated globally, it survived.

10, Info.cern.ch.

The world's first website, info.cern.ch, was created by Berners-Lee in 1990 as a researcher at the European Nuclear Research Organization. He recalled that the site was not "interconnected" but was made up of pieces of documents and used only for defense agencies or academic organizations, not as popular as it is today.

Berners - Lee said, when the computer information is not in circulation, self-contained, users from several computers to obtain information, need to log in different computers, time-consuming and laborious. The bigger problem is that, due to the different types of computers, operating systems are not the same, the user is therefore difficult to adapt.

Therefore, Berners - Lee from the reality, the creation of the world's first Web site, providing information on the World Wide Web, allowing users to hyperlinks, from each other to connect the site to obtain information for the World Wide Web to lay a solid foundation. Today, this site can still log in, and Berners - Lee is still a network pioneer, he opposed the network review, to promote information flow, so that the network world continues to be better.

9, eBay.

Amazon is now the world's largest online store, but the concept of popular online market is eBay. eBay was founded in 1995, was named AuctionWeb, which forever changed the way people trade second-hand goods. It laid the foundation for the modern electricity business website.

8, Drudge Report.

7, Yahoo!


Before "Google" became a verb, Yahoo also enjoyed such a position. Yahoo is a pioneer in the modern portal, and its impact on the world has not been repeated.

6, Craigslist.

Craigslist is the originator of the online classification site where people can find a house, find a job, buy and sell goods and so on. It was founded in 1995, initially recorded only in the San Francisco area of ​​the mailing list, then become classified advertising sites and online forums.

5, YouTube

YouTube is the world's largest online video site, the global users every day in the platform to spend tens of thousands of years.

4, Facebook.

3, Wikipedia.

The world's largest online encyclopedia, the content of all-encompassing, established in 2001.

2, Amazon.

Amazon has now become a retail and technology giant, but at first it was just an online bookstore. Today, Amazon accounts for 5% of US retail sales and is expected to continue to grow.

1, google

Since its inception in 1998, Google has become a synonym for search, into a "verb". At present it is still the most commonly used search tool, in the mobile search market share of up to 97% in the desktop search market share of 79%.

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