A proposal was published to link ARPA-like networks together into a so-called "inter-network" which would have no central control and would work around a transmission control protocol (which eventually became TCP/IP)
The first Personal Computer Modem is invented
The modem was invented by Dennish Hayes and Dale Heatherington, and was introduced and initially sold to computer habits.
Lawrence Landweber Creates Computer Science Network
The first unsolicited commercial email message (later known as spam), was sent out to 600 California Arpanet users by Gary Thuerk.
MUD - The earliest form of multiplayer games was debuted
The precursor to World of Warcraft and Second Life was developed in 1979, and was called MUD (short for MultiUser Dungeon) MUDs were entirely text-based virtual worlds, combining elements of role-playing games, interactive, fiction, and online chat.
The first emoticon was used. While many people credit Kevin MacKenzie with the invention of the emoticon in 1979, it was Scott Fahlman in 1982 who proposed using :-) after a joke, rather than the original -) proposed by MacKenzie
The first Domain Name Servers (DNS) was created. The domain name system was important in that it made addresses on the Internet more human-friendly compared to its numerical IP address counterparts. DNS servers allowed Internet users to type in an easy-to-remember domain name and then converted it to the IP address.
Youtube is a video-sharing website created by 3 former paypal employees, Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim. The first YouTube video, titled "Me at the zoo" was uploaded on April 23, 2005, and shows, Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo. https://g.co/kgs/5dphG4