Internet giant Yahoo! began in 1994 as a personal project by David Filo and Jerry Yang, electrical engineering students at Stanford University. Initially a simple list of interesting websites, Yahoo.com began to file these Internet links in topical categories as the list grew. Thus, the basic concept of an editorially selected, tiered database of we blinks was introduced.
Google is a major player in the online advertising industry. Every time you search Google, you'll see ads displayed along with your results. Those ads are never "mixed in" with the results - there is no "pay to play" on Google... which is one of the reasons Google became the most popular search engine in the first place. But the sponsored text-link ads above and to the right of the results generate a great deal of money for Google. These ads are known as "Google Adwords." Those who wish to advertise via Google can learn more on
Web browser is a software application which enables a user to display and interact with text, images, videos, music, games and other information typically located on a Web page at a Web site on the World Wide Web or a local area network.