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Evolution of the Internet

Evolution of the

INTERNET



1969-2012



CHECK OUT THIS TIMELINE

THE INTERNET REVOLUTION



ARPANET IS BORN



1969

First connection beetwen The University of California and The Standard Research institute.



1971

VIRUS

First virus created: Creeper



1978

400 Arpanet users receive first spam email



1981

2,308 Number of Arpanet users

IBM

IBM launches first personal computer



1982

Scott Fahlman,computer scientist at Carnegie Mellon University- adds a colon to the first online emoticon



1986

The US National Science Foundation created a network to link existing university supercomputer networks.



1988

First worm-"Morris"- created



1990

First search engine-"Archie - created by a student



1995

Microsoft launches Internet Explorer.Amazon and eBay founded.



1997

AOL launches first instant messenger



1998

1 MILLION

Worldwide internet users



1999

HAPPY99

First email virus created



2000

iloveyou virus- 50 millions users infected in 10 days



2001

CODE RED

CodeRed- First virus to spread without human interaction



2003

Apple launches iTunes and Safari browser. Myspace,linkedin, Skype and WordPress launched.



2004

Facebook, Flickr and Vimeo launch. Mozilla launches Firefox browser.



2005

1 BILLION

Worldwide internet users



First mobile virus created-Cabir



2007

Apple launches iPhone



2008

Google launched Chrome.

Spotify launched.

Apple launched AppStore



2010

Apple launches iPad.

Instagram and Pinterest launched



2011

Death of Steve Jobs.

Google+ launched.

Microsoft buys Skype.



2012

2.4 BILLION

Worldwide internet users



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