History of the Internet

  • ARPAnet

    ARPANET = Advanced Research Projects Agency Network. Created during the Cold War, ARPANET was the world's first operational network, and the first draft of the global internet we have today. The ARPANET was the original name of the Internet. It was created for the U.S. military, using the Internet protocol. The purpose was to keep the military computer network functioning as a decentralized network, in case a computer was knocked out. (Emma)
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    History of the Internet

  • 1971,first virus created

    First virus-creeper-created...
  • email

    Email was invented by Ray Tomlinson in 1971. It was improved in 1972 to include multiple users.
    An Internet email message consists of three components, the message envelope, the message header, and the message body.
  • Arpanet users recieve the first ever spam mail!

    Arpanet users recieve the first ever spam mail!
  • IBM launches the personal computer...

  • IBM PC

    IBM PC
    1980, Bill Gates invents the system with the IBM members.
  • MS - DOS is invented

    MS - DOS is invented
    MS- Dos is short for Microsoft Disk operating system. This is a non- graphical line operating system that was created for IBM compatible computers. It was first introduced by Microsoft in August 1981 and was last updated in 1944 when MS- Dos 6.22 was released. MS – DOS came from an operating system Microsoft bought called QDOS, short for "Quick and Dirty Operating System." MS- Dos is a text-based operating system, meaning that a user works with a keyboard to input data and receives output in
  • the word 'internet' is used for the first time

    the word 'internet' is used for the first time
    Nobody really knows for sure who used the word 'internet' first. Nobody really knows who used the word 'internet' first. It just became a shortcut around 1982 for "internetworking". The earliest written source found of the word 'internet' appears to be used by Vint Cerf in 1974.
  • Fido Net is introduced

    Fido Net is introduced
    FidoNet is made up of about 10,000 systems world-wide which have a network which exchanges mail and files via Modems.They are connected for the purposes of exchanging E-Mail to the Internet through a series of gateway systems which interact with the Internet via UUCP. It uses a store nad forward system to exchange private (email) and public messages between the BBSs in the network, as well as other files. The FidoNet system was based on a number of small interacting programs.
  • The Macintosh

    The Macintosh
    The Macintosh marketed as Mac, is a line of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc.
  • CD ROM invented

    CD ROM invented
    CD ROM stands for complect disc read-only memory
  • windows invented

    windows invented
    windows was invented by a team o f developers working for microsoft ,including co founder Steve jobs and Bill gates himself.
  • the 'internet worm'

    the 'internet worm'
    The 'internet worm' or 'Morris worm' was one of the first computer worms distributed via the Internet. It was spread on the 2nd of November 1988 by Robert Tappan Morris who was a 23 year old doctoral student at Cornell University.It is considered the first worm and was definetely the first to have significant mainstream media attention. The morris worm affected 10% of all the computers that were connected to the internet.
  • Launch of world wide web

    Launch of world wide web
    The world wide web is a system over the internet made by Tim Bernes Lee. It is a system that you don't pay for.It makes it easyier to find stuff because scientific articals are weaved that that it gives more search resaults. It was made in 1989 but in 1990 it was officialy released. Tim Bernes Lee also made three other essetial system systems:HTML,URI and HTTP which help the world wide web work.(Moritz)
  • How many Websites in 1990

    How many Websites in 1990
    1990 there was only one single website.
  • Yahoo

    Yahoo begann seine Erfolgsgeschichte nicht mit einer Suchmaschine, sondern einem Webkatalog. Dieser hat seinen Ursprung im Jahr 1994, als die beiden Studenten der Stanford University David Filo und Jerry Yang, in einem Wohnwagen ihre Navigationshilfe für das World Wide Web ist eines der weltweit größten Internetunternehmen mit Sitz in Sunnyvale (Kalifornien, USA). Mit über 700 Millionen Nutzern weltweit zählt Yahoo zu den erfolgreichsten und größten Internetportalen.
  • Amazon

    Amazon, Inc. is an American multinational electronic commerce company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is the world's largest online retailer. started as an online bookstore, but soon diversified, selling DVDs, CDs, video and MP3 downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics.-Henri
  • EBAY

    Ebay is a web sites ( where you can buy things over the internet with your credit card. It was invented by Pierre Omidyar in 1995. They make 11,652 billion dollars sales. Over 14 million users have bought and selled in the year 2012. the spezial thing about ebay ist hat is as same as an auktion house where you need to always beat the other user. By Emre Köstek
  • How many Websites in 1996

    How many Websites in 1996
    In about 5 years and 1 month there were over 100000 websites

    Google inc. is owned by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Google is the most used search engine in the whole world. It can also be used in 124 languages. Google even has a verb for using it example: he googled facebook. Already in late 2004 had dokuments in its index.(Moritz)
  • MSN Messenger

    MSN Messenger
    The MSN messenger is a program invented by microsoft. It was like the old skype. You could chat with other people and make a video chat too. You can use it on Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, OS X, Android und iOS. It is not used anymore because it was not taken over by Skype but it was very usefull. By Emre Köstek

    • Facebook was invented in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. February 4, 2004
    • Founders: by Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz,
    Chris Hughes
    • March 31, 2013 1.110 million users monthly grow 1,67%
    • Mark zuckerberg made facemash for high school in 2003 before he made facebook
    (by Stella)
  • Google Maps

    Google Maps
    Google maps is provided by google and is a web mapping service. It offers several oppurtuneties like ruteplaner, street view and maps of all countries and cities... Two Danish Brothers called Jens and Lars Rasmussen first designed Google maps as a C++ program (lilly, I also did Twitter)

    • Youtube was invented February 14, 2005
    • Founders: Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, Jawed Karim
    • It was first launched in u.s.a 2005 but in other lands it was launched later like in portugal it was launched May 7, 2013 and in slovaka it has not yet launced
    • Take over 600 years to watch all youtube videos
    • Their are over 1 billion youtube accounts
    (by Stella)
  • Twitter

    Twitter is one of the biggest social networks right after face book. It was created in March 21 2006 and was launched on March 16 2006.The founders are Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Evan William and Biz Stone.In 2013 Twitter has 500 million users and 200 million active users
  • Tumblr

    Tumblr was invented in 2006 by a man called David Karp. It has 44.6 million users.
  • Whatsapp was invented

    Whatsapp was invented
    Whatsapp was invented in 2009 by two men, Brian Acton and Jan Koum. It sends over 17 billion messages DAILY!
  • windos programm

    windos programm
  • the INTERNET today

    the INTERNET today
    • the latest data of Internet Users is numbered at 1,733,993,741.
    • 644,275,754 active websites
    • 1,000,000,000,000 photos on the internet
    • From that 1.3x1000000000 are cat pictues
    (by stella)