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A Short History of Major Internet Milestones

A Short History of Internet Milestones: Just. over 20yrs of the World Wide Web Even before the Internet was Invented... FIRST EVER EMAIL SENT. 1971 As the Internet was not yet invented, this email was sent over the ARPANET. FIRST EVER SPAM EMAIL SENT 1978 Spam raised its ugly head for the first time! The World Wide Web (WWW, W3) ... WORLD WIDE WEB (WWW) INVENTED 1989 By Sir Tim Berners-Lee at CERN. FIRST WEBSITE BUILT 1991 And put online on 6 August 1991 by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Read more about it here - WORLD WIDE WEB TECHNOLOGY MADE AVAILABLE 1993 ON A ROYALTY-FREE BASIS On 30 April 1993 CERN published a statement that made the World Wide Web technology available for free. This effectively enabled the Internet to grow. FIRST EVER PRIMITIVE SEARCH ENGINE CREATED 1993 September 2, 1993, known as W3Catalog (w3c), it was quickly followed by a 2nd, Aliweb in November 1993. w3catalog 1994 A Glorious Year For the Internet... YAHOO! LAUNCHED 1994 YAHOO! Founded by Jerry Yang & David Filo in January 1994, Yahoo! was incorporated on March 1, 1995. UK FIRST EVER ECOMMERCE TRANSACTION 1994 Was conducted on the website NetMarket on Aug. 11, 1994 n Save Time. Save Money. Save Your Sanity. THE FIRST EVER WEB BANNER SOLD 1994 By HotWired to AT&T and put online on October 27, 1994. Have you ever clicked your mouse right HERE? Here it is, World's first ever web banner! 1994 AMAZON INCORPORATED By Jeff P. Bezos as Cadabra a Enter some big players.…. FIRST EVER ITEM SOLD ON eBay 1995 It was a broken laser pointer, which didn't even work! GOOGLE NDED 1998 By 2 Stanford University Ph.D. students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Post Y2K ... WIKIPEDIA CREATED 2001 A free online open content encyclopaedia created by Jimmy Wales & Larry Sanger On January 15, 2001 WIKIPEDIA The Free Encyclopedia FIRST SOCIAL NETWORK CREATED 2002 Friendster, was a bit like Facebook. (Although friends reunited was around by 2000, it can't really be called a social network) friendsterg THE FACEBOOK CREATED 2004 Your favourite network was called "The Facebook" when it was first created in 2004. [thefacebook ] [Welcome to Thefacebook ) Thetwetoan e rryat oetsde rgt ore st eges We have opened up Thefbook fr pop consumpsanat Harvard Univenity. jakue vo fnd nds • Seea vaatn retwor Toor utartet deeesiger. If vau hae areadregtwt ang in. FACEBOOK BECOMES AN OPEN SYSTEM 2006 about orta fag py To which anybody could become a member facebook Recent Entrants.... Linked in reddit 3+ June 2005, Reddit was founded by Google+ launched on June 28, 2011. LinkedIn Founded in December 2002 and launched on Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian, May 5, 2003. both 22-year-old graduates. Quora was made available to the public on June 21, 2010,/ Quora Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and by July 2006, the site was launched. 2010 INSTAGRAM LAUNCHED Sources: Brought to you by: Digital Trek

A Short History of Major Internet Milestones

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A short history of major milestones of events in the development of the Internet, including the sending of the first (spam) email, invention of the World Wide Web by Tim Berners-lee , to when the tech...


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