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Meanwhile, blogging became a whole lot more compact with the emergence of microblogging site Twitter.
Mr Pesce said it was around this time that "there was a sense this [web] thing was more than just text".
The first video uploaded to the site showed one of the founders discussing elephants.
The potential of the video-sharing website was noted by Google, which purchased You Tube for a reported $US1.65 billion.
With web-based mail proving popular, Gmail entered the market enticing users with greater storage than many existing mail providers at the time.
Ten years after the World Wide Web was released onto an unsuspecting public, 70 per cent of households had internet access.