History timeline of the Internet

  • E-mail was created

    E-mail was created
    It was introduced in 1972 by Ray Tomlinson. He made CPYNET append to files instead of throwing them out.
  • APANET goes international

    APANET goes international
    It was the first wide network of the internet back then. It was originally created by IPTO under the sponsorship of DARPA.
  • File Transfer Protocol established

    File Transfer Protocol established
    It was added to prevent hackers from infiltrating the server. It also allows webmasters and app developers to upload, remove, and edit files on remote servers.
  • Domain Name Saver Introduced

    Domain Name Saver Introduced
    It was originally created to support the growth of email communications. It also allows the naming of hosts like google.com.
  • AOL was created

    AOL was created
    The founders was Marc Seriff, Steve Case, and Jim Kimsey of AOL. It is a worldwide network that develops and invests in brands and web sites.
  • Tim Berners--Lee releases world wide web

    Tim Berners--Lee releases world wide web
    It was created by Tim Berners--Lee who is a British computer scientist. Tim wrote the first web page editor/browser "WorldWideWeb.app" and the first web server "httpd".
  • Yahoo created

    Yahoo created
    It was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo in January of 1994. Almost 100,000 people were using Yahoo every single day.
  • Ebay was created

    Ebay was created
    The founder of Ebay was Pierre Omidyar. The headquarters is located in San Jose, California.
  • Google comes out with their search

    Google comes out with their search
    The headquarters of Google is located in Moutain View, California. Google quickly served over 10,000 queries a day and quickly gained a reputation.
  • Itunes created

    Itunes created
    You can purchase music so you can listen to it for free without pay. It has sold over 10 billion songs so far.
  • Myspace created

    Myspace created
    Tom Anderson is one of the founders for Myspace. The name for MySpace.com was originally used as a data storage site until it became an actual site.
  • Facebook released

    Facebook released
    The founder was Mark Zuckerberg while studying psychology at the Harvard University. Within 24 hours there was 1,200 students from Harvard singed into Facebook.
  • Youtube released

    Youtube released
    Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim are the ones who created YouTube. Today more videos are uploaded to YouTube in 60 days than U.S. television networks have created in 60 years.
  • Twitter released

    Twitter released
    Jack Dorsey was one of the founders for Twitter and it started out as just an idea. It was once referred to as "twttr".
  • Instagram was created

    Instagram was created
    Developement began in San Francisco for Instagram. It is a free photo sharing app for friends and anybody.