The internet has recently been voted the fourth most important invention of all time. This falls just behind the invention of the wheel, the aeroplane and the electric lightbulb. The survey was conducted by Tesco Mobile.

Here are some of the other web/gadget related inventions that appear in the top 100:

8th – iphone

25th – Google

27th – Email

47th – Wi-Fi

56th – ipod

60th – eBay

82nd – Facebook