How the change in web design has allowed for more seamless, socially optimized interaction -- as published on iQ by Intel.

When Tim Berners-Lee, the British computer scientist credited with the invention of the Internet, built the world’s first HTML website in 1991, it was nothing short of revolutionary. For the first time people across the world could transfer information and opinions with few barriers. But as with many technologies, today we look back at those early websites and see limited functionality and dated designs.

Although we have many more bells and whistles (just think about social media!) these days, ultimately the point of the web is still information exchange; how we do it, and the the actors involved in that exchange, are what have changed. In just over 20 years, we’ve seen the web evolve from text-only interfaces to dynamic, interactive experiences that are more functional and beautiful. Read below to learn how this was possible.

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