The First web browser to achieve popularity among the general public ,is released . WIth it , the web as we know it beginsto flourish .The web in the early 1990s was. People were posting images, photos, and audio or video clips on web pages. But these pieces of "multimedia" were hidden behind links. If you wanted to look at a picture, you had to click on a link, and the picture would open in a new window.A team of students at the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications, or NCSA, decided the web needed an experience more stimulating and user-friendly than that, so they set to work to build a better browser. Borrowing design and user interface cues from some other early prototype browsers, they went through a handful of iterations before arriving at the final 1.0 release April 22, 1993.