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The computer jargon ­ WWWW, stands for : _________.
1. World­ - Wide Web Worm
2. World­ - Wide Wildlife Web
3. World­ - Wide Women's Web
4. World­ - Wide Women's Week

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : World­ - Wide Web Worm

The correct answer is World­ - Wide Web Worm.


  • The World Wide Web Worm (WWWW) was one of the earliest search engines for the World Wide Web (WWW).
  • It is claimed by some to be the first search engine, though it was not released until March 1994, by which time a number of other search engines had been made publicly available.
  • It was developed in September 1993 by Oliver McBryan at the University of Colorado as a research project.
  • The worm created a database of 300,000 multimedia objects which could be obtained or searched for keywords via the WWW.
  • It indexed about 110,000 webpages as of 1994.

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