Ray Tomlinson invents the email program to send messages across a distributed network.
The first trans-Atlantic connection and the popularity of emailing
The beginning of TCP/IP
Transmission Control Program and Internet Protocol
The email client
John Vittal develops MSG, the first all-inclusive email program providing replying, forwarding, and filing capabilities.
The PC Modem
The Bulletin Board System
MUD - The earliest form of multiplayer games
by Richard Bartle and Roy Trubshaw
It was an early software project written in the second half of 1980 by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN, who went on to create the World Wide Web in 1989.ENQUIRE had some of the same ideas as the Web and the Semantic Web but was different in several important ways. It was created to scientists to be able to keep track of different thinks. One of them was that it was not supposed to be released to the general public. ENQUIRE was written in the Pascal programming language and implemented on a Norsk
The first emoticon
ARPANET computers swich over to TCP/IP
Desktop workstations come into being, many with Berkeley UNIX (4.2 BSD) which includes IP networking software.
DNS (Domain Name System)
The Internet grows
30,000 hosts on the Internet (backbone speed of 56kbps)
AOL is launched
First web page created
The first webcam was created
Google is created!
The biggest search engine is created
Wikipedia is launched
Facebook is created
Twitter is created
The iPhone and Mobile Web is created
Steve Jobs, owner of Apple Inc creates the first generation iPhone.