Evolution of the Internet

Timeline created by hannahntindle
  • Advanced Research Projects Agency created

    Advanced Research Projects Agency created
    It was created by Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Packet-switching concept

    Packet-switching concept
    Paul Baran developed the concept Distributed Adaptive Message Block Switching
  • Wide-area network created

    Wide-area network created
    It was created by Talari Networks
  • Apple was found

    Apple was found
  • IBM launched the personal computer

    IBM launched the personal computer
  • First emoticon used

    First emoticon used
    The first emoticon was used by Scott Fahlman
  • Internet was invented

    Internet was invented
  • First virus was created

    First virus was created
    Called "Brain," the program was created in 1986 by the Farooq Alvi brothers of Pakistan as a method to deter copying the medical software they wrote.
  • First worm created

    First worm created
    The Morris Worm is the name on the first worm created
  • World Wide Web is introduced

    World Wide Web is introduced
    Tim Berners-Lee introduced the World Wide Web
  • Michelangelo virus created

    Michelangelo virus created
  • Mosaic web browser launched

    Mosaic web browser launched
  • Amazon was found

    Amazon was found
  • eBay was found

    eBay was found
  • Yahoo was found

    Yahoo was found
  • Internet Explorer launched

     Internet Explorer launched
    It was launched by Thomas Reardon
  • Modem invented

    Modem invented
    Invented by Dr. Brent Townshend
  • AOL launched instant messenger

    AOL launched instant messenger
  • Google was found

    Google was found
  • Apple launched iTunes

    Apple launched iTunes
  • Apple launched safari

    Apple launched safari
  • Facebook was launched

    Facebook was launched
    It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommate and fellow Harvard University student Eduardo Saverin.
  • First mobile device created

    First mobile device created
    Cabir was the first mobile virus created
  • YouTube was launched

    YouTube was launched
    It was launched by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim
  • Apple launched the iPhone

    Apple launched the iPhone
  • Pinterest was launched

    Pinterest was launched
  • Instagram was launched

    Instagram was launched
  • Skype was bought

    Skype was bought
    Skype was bought by Microsoft