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Last updated at 14:04 GMT, Thursday, 24 December 2009

Changes in a decade

A computer keyboard

How did we use the Web ten years ago?

As the decade draws to a close, Kate and Rebecca discuss some of the ways in which the Web has changed our everyday lives.

This weeks question:

How many users does Facebook have?

a) 100 million users
b) 200 million users
c) 300 million users

Listen out for the answer in the programme!

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Changes in a decade


the noughties

the expression some people use to describe the years 2000 to 2009 because the numbers include a nought or zero


to put something on the web - you can upload pictures, music, videos etc


the opposite of upload - when you take materials from the web and put them on to your own computer


where your emails are sent to


to start or begin



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