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Development of Mass Media

Timeline created by AustinCecil in History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Printpress small square 20th Sep, 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 small square Edison Phonograph The Phonograph was the first consumer product designed for reproducing sound recordings.
Radio small square 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 small square Television Television was made commercially available to consumers by the 1930's.
13 years to reach 50 million people
Walkmantps l2 small square Sony Walkman Walkman was the first affordable personal portable stereo.
Internet explorer 7 logo small square The Internet Large network of computers grew faster than anyone imagined. Reached 50 million in 4 years
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Ipod family small square iPod Changed the way we listen, store, and purchase music. Reached 50 Million people in 3 years
Itunes logo small square iTunes Store Most popular music vendor since 2008.
Facebook logo small square Facebook Massive social networking only took 2 years to reach 50 million users