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History of Email- Celebrating 44 years of email

EMAIL Is Officially Middle-Aged Celebrating 44 Years of Email! 1971 1976 1978 1982 1982 The first eletronically sent advertisement goes out, over a network of government and university The first ever Computer engineer Ray Tomlinson sends the first electronic mail Queen Elizabeth II becomes the first head of state to The word "email" is first used. smiley "emotion" is invented by Scott Fahlman. send an electronic message. mail message. QWERTYUIOP *SEND* computers. *Tomlinson has since forgotten what the message said... 1998 1998 1997 1997 1989 The word "spam" is Microsoft Outlook Microsoft buys Hotmail for about Radio man Warner Bros. added to the Oxford releases You've Got is released. Elwood Edwards English Dictionary. Mail, which tops $250 million at the box office. records AQL's iconic "Welcome," "File's done," & "Goodbye," & "You've got mail!" $400 million. SPAM. 1999 2003 2003 2004 2004 George W. Bush signs into law the CAN-SPAM Act, the US' first national A fraudulent email claimimg that Bill Gates plans to share his wealth with Internet users begins to circulate. It is forwarded by millions. On an episode of "The Simpsons", Homer reveals his email address, chunkylover53@ FTC codifies email LOL and other spam laws. Internet acronyms are officially recognized in the Oxford Enlish standards for sending commercial emails. SPAM Dictionary. LMAO!!!!!! 2008 2007 2007 2005 2004 Google makes Gmail available to the SPF, the first technology that verifies email Multimedia emails are introduced after the MMS World Congress in Vienna. Presidential Anti-phishing security protocol DKIM is adopted by the Internet candidate Barack Obama compiles a database of over 13 million email addresses. public worldwide. senders' identities, is established. Engineering Task Force. VOTE 4 ME 2011 2011 2012 2013 2014 Google rolls out Gmail tabs, ensuring smarter sorting of email and less email overload. The Associates Number of Sony Entertainment is hacked, and hundreds of sensitive emails are A study finds that the most easily broken email password is "password," followed by sequences like "123456" and "qwerty." Press Stylebook changes "e-mail" to "email." Americans accessing email on a mobile device reaches 90 million, with 64% reporting that they do so daily. released. North Korea is blamed by the U.S. government, but denies responsibility. email SONY SOURCES: PRESENTED BY: Ray Tomlinson: NPR; "The Man Who Made You Put Away Your Pen," 2009 Queen: ABC News Online; "Queen Elizabeth sent her first email in 1976 2006 You've Got Mail: Box Office Mojo: You've Got Mail DKIM: Network World "Powerful new antiphising weapon DKIM emerges," Obama: The New York Times, "Melding Obama's Web to a Youtube Presidency." 2009 REĂCHMAIL

History of Email- Celebrating 44 years of email

shared by matthewzajechowski on Jan 21
Electronic mail is officially middle-aged. This year, email is celebrating its 44th anniversary of the day in 1971 when computer engineer Ray Tomlinson sent the first electronic mail message. To celeb...





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