History of the internet


    In the late 1960's the ARPANET was created by ARPA in the US Department of Defence
  • First Packet switching papers

    First packet switching papers in early 1961.
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    Timeline of the internet


    The first permantent APARNET link was established.

    The entire four node APARNET network was established
  • E-Mails

  • Ethernet

    Ethernet was invented.
  • The Morris \worm

    The morris worm was released capturing huge media attention.
  • IMDb

    The internet movie database was released.
  • CERN annoucned that the World Wide web would be free to anyone

  • Google Search

    Google search was launched
  • Wikipedia

    Wikipedia was launched
  • Skype

    Skype internet voice, video calls.
  • Facebook

    Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes founded and released facebook.