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Internet Milestones

INTERNET The Internet began as an experiment funded by the United States Department of Defense called the ARPANET in 1969, the same year Humans first landed on the Moon. MILESTONES The term "Internet" wasn't coined until 1982. 1971 1978 1985 Symbolics com bolics Computer Corporation in Maisachusetts In 2009, the domain was sold to as registered on Investments for an undisclosed sum This year, 2012, we celebrate the 27th anniversary. FIRST DOMAIN NAME EVER REGISTERED: FIRST E-MAIL: FIRST SPAM E-MAIL: Sent by Ray Tomlinson to himself in 1971. "The test messages were entirely forgettable. Most likely the first message was QWERTYUIOP \xor something similar," he said. The first spam email was sent out to 393 recipients on ARPANET on May 3, 1978. The message was sent by Gary Thuerk and advertised the availability of a new model of Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) computers. March 15, 1985. 1994 1993 1991 Have vou eyar clicked your mouse right HERE?- FIRST BANNER AD EVER: FIRST WEB BROWSER FIRST WEBSITE appeared on in October of 1994 to promote 7 art museums, sponsored by AT&T. Mosaic - 1993 World Wide Web software released by CERN - August 6, 1991 1994 1994 1995 WEBCRAWLER Search before you surf! STING FIRST ECOMMERCE WEBSITE: THE FIRST SEARCH ENGINE: FIRST ITEM SOLD ON EBAY: The first full-text web search engine was WebCrawler, launched back in 1994. Online retailer NetMarket on August 11, 1994. The first item ever sold online seems to have been a copy of the Sting CD Ten Summoner's Tales for $12.48 + shipping. broken laser pointer, sold for $14.83 in 1995. Said the buyer: "I'm a collector of broken laşer pointers." 2001 1996 1995 Puii Concepts and Creative Analagies и edele bedefghila abedd WIKIPEDIA The Free Encyclopedia Wnedo CCoaaker THE FIRST MOBILE PHONE TO HAVE INTERNET CONNECTIVITY FIRST BOOK SOLD ON AMAZON: FIRST WIKIPEDIA EDIT: The very first was the classic "Hello World!", but the oldest surviving edit on Wikipedia is from January 16, 2001, adding data to a list of countries. Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought by Douglas Hofstadter (1995) was the Nokia 9000 Communicator, launched in Finland in 1996. 2005 2006 tes Horribles Cerne twitter just setting up my twttr Retweeted by 31 pepe jack Jack Dorsey FIRST IMAGE UPLOADED THE FIRST EVER YOUTUBE TO THE WEB: THE FIRST TWEET SENT ON TWITTER VIDEO Tim Berners-Lee (inventor of the World Wide Web) uploaded an image for a comedy band known as Les Horrible Cernettes. was posted by co-founder Jawed Karim on April 23, 2005. It was footage of him at the San Diego Zoo and it now has around 10,000,000 views. was written by co-founder Jack Dorsey on March 21, 2006 and simply said: "just setting up my twttr" There will be more Internet milestones to come, but only time and retrospect can tell what they'll be! Brought to you by sevevo Sources:

Internet Milestones

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Did you know the Internet began as an experiment funded by the United States Department of Defense called the ARPANET in 1969, the same year humans first landed on the moon? Most people don’t! The W...


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