Mike Emerle History of the Internet Timeline

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  • Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) is created

    Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) is created
    Found a way that computers can talk to each other in case of
    nuclear attack.
  • Computers at Stanford and UCLA connected for the first time

    Computers at Stanford and UCLA connected for the first time
    The first hosts on what would one day
    become the Internet.
  • An Arpanet network was established

    An Arpanet network was established
    Network between Harvard, MIT, and BBN (the company that created the
    "interface message processor" computers used to connect to the network) in 1970 was created.
  • Email was first developed

    Developed by Ray Tomlinson, who also made the decision to use the "@" symbol to separate
    the user name from the computer name (which later on became the domain name)
  • The beginning of TCP/IP-

    The beginning of TCP/IP-
    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 first Personal Computer Modem is Invented
    The modem was invented by Dennis Hayes and Dale Heatherington, and was introduced and initially sold to computer hobbyists.
  • Spam is born

    Spam is born
    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

    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 :-)

    The first emoticon :-)
    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 domain name system was created

    The domain name system was created
    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 automatically.
  • World Wide Web protocols finished

    World Wide Web protocols finished
    The code for the World Wide Web was written by Tim Berners-Lee, based on his proposal from the year before, along with the standards for HTML, HTTP, and URLs.
  • First web page created 1991

    First web page created 1991
    brought some major innovations to the world of the Internet. The first web page was created and, much like the first email explained what email was, its purpose was to explain what the World Wide Web was.
  • First Banner Ad

    First Banner Ad
    The first ever banner ad invaded the Internet in 1994, and it was just as bad as today. The ad was part of AT&Ts “you will” campaign, and was placed on the HotWired homepage.
  • Google Is Invented

    Google Is Invented
    Google is a search engine that help lots of people today find something they need or would like to see. Google also helps people with finding information or facts about anyhting.
  • Wikipedia Is Created

    Wikipedia Is Created
    Wikipedia a a information site that gives you facts aboiut anything, but sometimes the facts arent true becaue wikipedia is a site that allows people to edit and post facts of what they know.
  • 80% of all Websites are in English

    80% of all Websites are in English
    According to Jupiter Communications, a leading provider of research on Internet trends, 80 percent of all websites on the Internet today are in English. The research firm estimates that 55 percent of all websites will be published in languages other than English by 2003.
  • MySpace is Created

    MySpace is Created
    MySpace was created trying to be teh best social network site there is. In June 2005 MySpace was bought by news corporation for 580 million dollars.
  • Facebook Is Created

    Facebook Is Created
    Facebook is a social networking site that many people use to tell eachother things or just post picures or videos for your friends to see.
  • Youtube Is Created

    Youtube Is Created
    Youtube is a place where you can post videos so others can enjoy them and on this day the world changed.
  • Youtubes First Uploaded Video

    Youtubes First Uploaded Video
    The first ever YouTube video was uploaded on April 23rd 2005,by Jawed Karim (one of the founders of the site) and was 18 seconds long, entitled “Me at the zoo”. It was quite boring, as is 99% of the content on YouTube today.
  • Twitter Is Created

    Twitter Is Created
    Twitter is a social medis site that is competing with facebook the be the best social media site on teh web.
  • Facebook Usage

    Facebook Usage
    The average facebook user spends over 25 hours on facebook a month.
  • Emails Every Day

    Emails Every Day
    Of the 247 BILLION email messages sent every day, 81% are pure spam
  • The Internet is Used all Around the World

    The Internet is Used all Around the World
    1.In Asia, 10 out of 100 surf the Internet.
    2.In Afirca, 3 out of 100 surf the Internet.
    3.In Europe, 38 out of 100 surf the Internet.
    4.In Middle East, 10 out of 100 surf the Internet.
    5.In North America, 70 out of 100 surf the Internet.
    6.In Latin America, 16 out of 100 surf the Internet.
    7.In Australia, 53 out of 100 surf the Internet.
    Only 16.6% of world population surf the internet.