Development of Mass Media

Timeline created by AustinCecil
In History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Sep 20th, 1450
Printing Press The Gutenburg printing press was the first mass media device. It introduced modern book printing. Spread news farther than anything before it.
Edisonphonograph Edison Phonograph The Phonograph was the first consumer product designed for reproducing sound recordings.
Radio Radio Stations in US and Canada Radio stations started broadcasting in the beginning of the 20th century. This brought the new concept of listening to radio programming into more peoples homes on affordable radios. Radio audience grew very fast.
Took 38 years to reach 50 million people.
Tv Television Television was made commercially available to consumers by the 1930's.
13 years to reach 50 million people
Walkmantps l2 Sony Walkman Walkman was the first affordable personal portable stereo.
Internet explorer 7 logo The Internet Large network of computers grew faster than anyone imagined. Reached 50 million in 4 years
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Ipod family iPod Changed the way we listen, store, and purchase music. Reached 50 Million people in 3 years
Itunes logo iTunes Store Most popular music vendor since 2008.
Facebook logo Facebook Massive social networking only took 2 years to reach 50 million users