Evolution of Social Media Timeline

Timeline created by mmmy
  • Telegraph

    Telegraph
    Telegraphy is the long-distance transmission of textual or symbolic messages without the physical exchange of an object bearing the message.
  • Telephone

    Telephone
    A telephone, or phone, is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly.
  • Radio

    Radio
    Radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their amplitude, frequency, phase, or pulse width.
  • Television

    Television
    Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
  • Email

    Email
    Electronic Mail is a method of exchanging messages between people using electronic devices.
  • CompuServe

    CompuServe
    CompuServe (CompuServe Information Service, also known by its initialism CIS) was the first major commercial online service provider in the United States.
  • Usenet

    Usenet
    Usenet is a worldwide distributed discussion system available on computers. It was developed from the general-purpose UUCP dial-up network architecture.
  • Listserv

    Listserv
    The term Listserv has been used to refer to electronic mailing list software applications in general, but is more properly applied to a few early instances of such software, which allows a sender to send one email to the list, and then transparently sends it on to the addresses of the subscribers to the list.
  • World Wide Web

    World Wide Web
    The World Wide Web is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators, interlinked by hypertext links, and can be accessed via the Internet.
  • Text Message

    Text Message
    Text messaging, or texting, is the act of composing and sending electronic messages, typically consisting of alphabetic and numeric characters, between two or more users of mobile phones, tablets, desktops/laptops, or other devices.
  • Amazon.com

    Amazon.com
    Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
  • Google

    Google
    Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
  • Blogger

    Blogger
    Blogger is a blog-publishing service that allows multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries. It was developed by Pyra Labs, which was bought by Google in 2003.
  • Craigslist

    Craigslist
    Craigslist is an American classified advertisements website with sections devoted to jobs, housing, personals, for sale, items wanted, services, community, gigs, résumés, and discussion forums.
  • Wikipedia

    Wikipedia
    The English Wikipedia is the English-language edition of the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia, founded on 15 January 2001.
  • Friendster

    Friendster
    Friendster was a social gaming site based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was originally a social networking service website.
  • Wordpress

    Wordpress
    WordPress.com is a blogging platform that is owned and hosted online by Automatic. It is run on WordPress, an open source software used by bloggers.
  • Facebook

    Facebook
    Facebook is an American for-profit corporation and an online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California. The Facebook website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.
  • YouTube

    YouTube
    YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. The service was created by three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—in February 2005.
  • Twitter

    Twitter
    Twitter is an online news and social networking service where users post and interact with messages, called "tweets."
  • Tumblr

    Tumblr
    Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007, and owned by Oath Inc. The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog. Users can follow other users' blogs.
  • Spotify

    Spotify
    Spotify is a music, podcast, and video streaming service that was officially launched on 7 October 2008. It is developed by startup Spotify AB in Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Omegle

    Omegle
    Omegle is a free online chat website that allows users to socialize with others without the need to register. The service randomly pairs users in one-on-one chat sessions where they chat anonymously using the names "You" and "Stranger" or "Stranger 1" and "Stranger 2" in the case of Spy mode.
  • Instagram

    Instagram
    Instagram is a mobile, desktop, and Internet-based photo-sharing application and service that allows users to share pictures and videos either publicly, or privately to pre-approved followers.
  • Pinterest

    Pinterest
    Pinterest is a web and mobile application company that operates a software system designed to discover information on the World Wide Web, mainly using images and on a shorter scale, GIFs and videos.
  • Google Plus

    Google Plus
    Google Plus (stylized as Google+) is an internet based social network that is owned and operated by Google. The service, Google's fourth foray into social networking, experienced strong growth in its initial years, although usage statistics have varied, depending on how the service is defined. Three Google executives have overseen the service, which has undergone substantial changes leading to a redesign in November 2015.
  • SnapChat

    SnapChat
    Snapchat is an image messaging and multimedia mobile application created by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown, former students at Stanford University, and developed by Snap Inc., originally Snapchat Inc.
  • Google Class

    Google Class
    Google Classroom is a learning management system developed by Google for schools that aim to simplify creating, distributing and grading assignments in a paperless way.
  • Defunctioning

    Defunctioning
    Orkut is shutdown by Google.
  • Periscope

    Periscope
    Periscope is a live video streaming app for Android and iOS developed by Kayvon Beykpour and Joe Bernstein and acquired by Twitter before launch in 2015.
  • Defunction of Yahoo

    Defunction of Yahoo
    Yahoo discontinues its services for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Solaris clients in early August 2016. It will now only support Yahoo Messenger on Android, iOS, and web clients.
  • Instagram's Dominance (Tipping Point for Video)

    Instagram's Dominance (Tipping Point for Video)
    Facebook enhanced its video advertising offer, with the launch of its new Watch feature, both Twitter and the team in LinkedIn, have launched native video capabilities.
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