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More than 3 billion people now have access to the Internet 3 Billion People Use the Internet, Facebook Adds Restaurant Reviews, & More... [Tech News Digest] 3 Billion People Use the Internet, Facebook Adds Restaurant Reviews, & More... [Tech News Digest] The Internet population hits 3 billion, Facebook adds restaurant reviews, Cortana comes to Android and iOS, thieves steal from the IRS, Periscope lands on Android, and watch someone watch someone watch Non-Stop Nyan Cat. Read More , which represents a rather impressive 44 percent of the world’s population. This means we still have 4 billion potential Internet users who have yet to join in the fun. That is if we can find room for them all.

However, there’s no point me addressing them, as they can’t read this. The fools. But it is a good reminder that someone, somewhere is currently enjoying their first day on the Web. In 2015. Bonkers. The question is, can you remember your own first day on the Web?

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We want to know, What’s the First Website You Remember Visiting?

This is a very simple question that is sure to send you off on a nostalgic journey of remembrance. And the magical thing is it doesn’t matter whether you first ventured onto the Web in 1994 or 2014. Or, for that matter, any of the years in between.

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However, it hasn’t always been so expansive, and someone finding their way online in the early 1990s 10 Videos Exploring The Internet As It Was In The 1990s 10 Videos Exploring The Internet As It Was In The 1990s The history of the Internet stretches back as far as 1969, but it didn't become popular until the 1990s when the whole thing became commercialized, ISPs started offering access, and the World Wide Web emerged... Read More would have had no more than a few hundred websites to choose from. Now, there are hundreds of millions of websites to choose from. And we want to know which took your online virginity.

Just tell us the name of the website you remember visiting first, the year of this encounter, and the circumstances surrounding it. Think of it like a game of Clue, telling us whether it was GeoCities in 1996 on a school Macintosh, or IMDb in 2003 on your parents’ Windows XP PC.

Our aim is to create a list of firsts. Of websites which deflowered our readers. All we ask is that you’re completely honest, so whether it was simply the homepage of your ISP, a porn site that a friend had told you about, or even MakeUseOf itself, just let us know in the comments below.

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