Web users across the globe share #web25 birthday messages to mark the day Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web.

Today Tim Berners-Lee will answer questions from the Reddit community. Tune in at 3pm ET on 12 March.

For more information about Web25 activities, visit webat25.org.

12 March, 2014. Today, around the world, people are joining Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee in wishing the World Wide Web a happy 25th birthday. To mark the occasion, everyone is encouraged to share birthday greetings on social media using #web25. Select greetings will also be posted on a virtual birthday card on the official anniversary site webat25.org. Berners-Lee and two organisations close to him – the World Wide Web Foundation and the World Wide Web Consortium, will also be asking people to take action to protect and enhance the open Web in 2014.
12 de marzo 2014. Hoy, alrededor del mundo, personas se están uniendo con el inventor Web Tim Berners-Lee, para desear un 25 Feliz Cumpleaños a la World Wide Web. Para celebrar la ocasión, todos estamos invitados a compartir nuestras felicitaciones de cumpleaños en las redes sociales utilizando el hashtag #web25. Algunas felicitaciones también se publicarán en una tarjeta de cumpleaños virtual en el sitio oficial creado para este aniversario webat25.org. Tim Berners-Lee y dos organizaciones cercanas a él – la Fundación World Wide Web y el World Wide Web Consortium, nos pedirán ayuda para proteger y mejorar la Web abierta en 2014.

Recalling the theme of his famous tweet during the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony, “This is for Everyone”, Berners-Lee said:Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the Web in 1989, invites people to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Web, and also to join the activities organized by the World Wide Web Consortium (w3.org) and World Wide Web Foundation (webfoundation.org) in 2014 and beyond to address some of the threats to the future of the Web. As Berners-Lee says, “Together we have built an amazing Web. But we still have a lot to do so that the Web remains truly for everyone.” For more information about Web25 activities, visit webat25.org.


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