Evolution of Web timeline

Timeline created by Dontre456
  • Who created Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) and when?

    Who created Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) and when?
    Originally known as the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), the agency was created in February 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in response to the Soviet launching of Sputnik 1 in 1957.
  • What pioneer is responsible for packet-switching concept?

    What pioneer is responsible for packet-switching concept?
    The packet switching concept was first invented by Paul Baran in the early 1960's, and then independently a few years later by Donald Davies. Leonard Kleinrock conducted early research in the related field of digital message switching, and helped build the ARPANET, the world's first packet switching network.
  • Who created the first wide area network

    Who created the first wide area network
    Bringing in Larry Roberts from MIT, he initiated a project to build such a network. The first ARPANET link was established between the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the Stanford Research Institute at 22:30 hours on October 29, 1969.
  • When was Apple founded?

    When was Apple founded?
    Founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak created Apple Computer on April 1, 1976, and incorporated the company on January 3, 1977, in Cupertino, California.
  • When does IBM launch the personal computer

    When does IBM launch the personal computer
    The IBM Personal Computer, commonly known as the IBM PC, is the original version of the IBM PC compatible hardware platform. It is IBM model number 5150 and was introduced on August 12, 1981.
  • Who used the first emoticon -)

    Who used the first emoticon -)
    On September 19, 1982, Carnegie Mellon professor Dr. Scott Fahlman invented the first emoticon: the humble smiley.
  • What year was the Internet invented? By whom?

    What year was the Internet invented? By whom?
    ARPANET adopted TCP/IP on January 1, 1983, and from there researchers began to assemble the “network of networks” that became the modern Internet. The online world then took on a more recognizable form in 1990, when computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web.Dec 18, 2013
  • What was the first virus? When was it created?

    What was the first virus? When was it created?
    The first IBM PC virus in the "wild" was a boot sector virus dubbed (c)Brain, created in 1986 by the Farooq Alvi Brothers in Lahore, Pakistan, reportedly to deter unauthorized copying of the software they had written.
  • When was the first worm created and what was the name?

    When was the first worm created and what was the name?
    On November 2, 1988, Cornell student Robert T. Morris launched the very first computer worm on the internet – and subsequently becoming the first person convicted under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
  • When was the Michelangelo virus created?

    When was the Michelangelo virus created?
    Discovered in 1991, the Michelangelo virus was designed to infect DOS systems, more specifically the master boot record of the hard disk and the boot sector of floppy disks.
  • Who introduces the World Wide Web by whom?

    Who introduces the World Wide Web by whom?
    Tim Berners-Lee, a British scientist, invented the World Wide Web (WWW) in 1989, while working at CERN. The Web was originally conceived and developed to meet the demand for automated information-sharing between scientists in universities and institutes around the world.
  • Mosiac Web browser

    Mosiac Web browser
    the mosiac web browser, was invented this year
  • Amazon and eBay was founded when?

    Amazon and eBay was founded when?
    EBay. EBay, global online auction and trading company launched by American entrepreneur Pierre Omidyar in 1995. eBay was one of the first companies to create and market an Internet Web site to match buyers and sellers of goods and services.
  • When was Yahoo founded?

    When was Yahoo founded?
    March 2, 1995, Santa Clara, CA
  • When was the Internet Explorer launched, and by whom?

    When was the Internet Explorer launched, and by whom?
    The Internet Explorer project was started in the summer of 1994 by Thomas Reardon, who, according to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Review of 2003, used source code from Spyglass, Inc.
  • When was the modem invented, and by whom

    When was the modem invented, and by whom
    In 1962, the first commercial modem was manufactured and sold as the Bell 103 by AT&T. The Bell 103 was also the first modem with full-duplex transmission, frequency-shift keying or FSK and had a speed of 300 bits per second or 300 bauds. The 56K modem was invented by Dr. Brent Townshend in 1996.
  • When does AOL launch instant messenger?

    When does AOL launch instant messenger?
    AOL Instant Messenger was initially integrated into AOL Desktop and later also released as a stand-alone download by America Online (AOL) in May 1997 for Microsoft Windows.
  • When was Google founded?

    When was Google founded?
    The domain name for Google was registered on September 15, 1997, and the company was incorporated on September 4, 1998. It was based in the garage of a friend (Susan Wojcicki) in Menlo Park, California. Craig Silverstein, a fellow PhD student at Stanford, was hired as the first employee.
  • What was the first mobile virus and when was it created?

    What was the first mobile virus and when was it created?
    The first ever computer virus spread by mobile phones has been sent to anti-virus firms. No infections have been reported and the worm is harmless but it is proof that mobiles are at risk from virus writers. The worm, known as Cabir, infects phones and devices running the Symbian operating system.
  • When was Facebook launched? By whom?

    When was Facebook launched? By whom?
    Facebook is a social networking service launched as FaceMash in July 2003, but later changing to TheFacebook on February 4, 2004. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommate and fellow Harvard University student Eduardo Saverin.
  • When was YouTube launched and by whom?

    When was YouTube launched and by whom?
    The domain name www.youtube.com was activated on February 14, 2005, and the website was developed over the subsequent months. The first YouTube video, titled Me at the zoo, shows co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo. The video was uploaded on April 23, 2005, and can still be viewed on the site.
  • When does Apple launch the iPhone?

    When does Apple launch the iPhone?
    June 29, 2007
  • When was Instagram and Pinterest launched?

    When was Instagram and Pinterest launched?
    But it's a sensible way to give users more to do and share on Instagram, and the prototype gives insight into the app's strategy. Facebook launched its own Pinterest -style shareable Sets in 2017 and launched sharable Collections in December.Feb 22, 2019
  • Who bought Skype and when?

    Who bought Skype and when?
    On 10 May 2011, Microsoft Corporation acquired Skype Communications, S.à r.l for US$8.5 billion. The company was incorporated as a division of Microsoft, which acquired all its technologies with the purchase.
  • When did Apple launch iTunes and Safari browsers?

    When did Apple launch iTunes and Safari browsers?
    Safari (web browser) Previously supported: Windows, last version 5.1.7 on May 9, 2012. Safari is a graphical web browser developed by Apple, based on the WebKit engine. First released on desktop in 2003 with Mac OS X Panther, a mobile version has been bundled with iOS devices since the iPhone's introduction in 2007.
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