Phaizon Wilson timeline

  • yahoo

    Yahoo! is an American web services provider. It is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and operated by the namesake company Yahoo! Inc., which is 90% owned by investment funds managed by Apollo .
  • The first social media site was born (1997)

    The first social media site was born (1997)
    The site amassed around one million users before being bought out for $125 million, only to shutter in 2000.
  • google

    Google LLC is an American multinational corporation and technology company focusing on online advertising, search engine technology, cloud computing, computer software, quantum computing, e-commerce, consumer electronics, and artificial intelligence (AI).
  • Friendster (2002)

    Friendster (2002)
    Friendster was a social network based in Mountain View, California, founded by Jonathan Abrams and launched in March 2003. Before Friendster was redesigned, the service allowed users to contact other members, maintain those contacts, and share online content and media with those contacts.
  • Myspace: “A place for friends” (2003)

    Myspace: “A place for friends” (2003)
    Myspace, originally launched in 2003, was one of the world’s first online social networking communities. It allowed users to create personalized profiles, connect with friends, and discover new music
  • facemash

    Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American businessman. He co-founded the social media service Facebook, along with his Harvard roommates in 2004, and its parent company Meta Platforms, of which he is chairman, chief executive officer and controlling shareholder
  • Flickr

    Flickr is an image hosting and video hosting service, as well as an online community, founded in Canada and headquartered in the United States. It was created by Ludicorp in 2004 and was previously a common way for amateur and professional photographers to host high-resolution photos.
  • youtube

    YouTube is an American online video sharing platform owned by Google. Accessible worldwide, YouTube launched on February 14, 2005, by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim, three former employees of PayPal. Headquartered in San Bruno, California, United States, it is the second most visited website in the world, after Google Search. YouTube has more than 2.5 billion monthly users, who collectively watch more than one billion hours of videos every day.
  • Social commerce

    Social commerce
    Social commerce [1] is a subset of electronic commerce that involves social media and online media that supports social interaction, and user contributions to assist online buying and selling of products and services
  • ooVoo

    ooVoo was founded in 2006 by Philippe Schwartz and Ohio entrepreneur Clay Mathile based on technology developed at Arel Communications and Software (formerly NASDAQ: ARLCF)
  • Twitter hatches (2006)

    Twitter hatches (2006)
    The first tweet ever, posted by co-founder @Jack Dorsey read: “just setting up my twitter.” and really set the tone for future tweets. Dorsey originally envisioned twitter as a text message-based tool for sending updates between friends.
  • Tumblr

    Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007 and currently owned by American company Automattic. The service allows users to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog.
  • WhatsApp

    WhatsApp is an instant messaging and voice-over-IP service owned by technology conglomerate Meta. It allows users to send text, voice messages and video messages, make voice and video calls, and share
  • FourSquare “check in” drops (2009

    FourSquare “check in” drops (2009
    Foursquare Labs Inc., commonly known as Foursquare, is a geolocation technology company and data cloud platform based in the United States. Founded by Dennis Crowley and Naveen Selvadurai in 2009, the company rose to prominence with the launch of its local search-and-discovery mobile app. The app, Foursquare City Guide, popularized the concept of real-time location sharing and checking-in
  • Grindr

    The app allows users to create a personal profile and use their GPS position to place them on a cascade, where they can browse other profiles sorted by distance and be viewed by nearby and faraway users depending on one's filter settings. Selecting a profile photo in the grid view will display that user's full profile and photos, as well as the option to chat, send a "tap," send pictures, video call, and share one's precise location
  • Pinterest

    Pinterest is an American image sharing and social media service designed to enable saving and discovery of information (specifically "ideas")[6] like recipes, home, style, motivation, and inspiration on the internet using images and, on a smaller scale, animated GIFs and videos, in the form of pinboards. Created by Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra, and Evan Sharp,[5] Pinterest, Inc. is headquartered in San Francisco.
  • instagram

    Instagram is a photo and video sharing social networking service owned by Meta Platforms. It allows users to upload media that can be edited with filters, be organized by hashtags.
  • kik

    Kik Messenger, commonly called Kik, is a freeware instant messaging mobile app from the Canadian company Kik Interactive, available on iOS and Android operating systems. The application uses a smartphone's internet connection to transmit and receive messages, photos, videos, sketches, mobile web pages, and other content after users register a username
  • Snapchat

    Snapchat is an American multimedia instant messaging app and service developed by Snap Inc., originally Snapchat Inc. One of the principal features of Snapchat is that pictures and messages are usually only available for a short time before they become inaccessible to their recipients.
  • Google +

    Google +
    Google+ (sometimes written as Google Plus, stylized as G+ or g+) was a social network that was owned and operated by Google until it ceased operations in 2019. The network was launched on June 28, 2011, in an attempt to challenge other social networks, linking other Google products like Google Drive, Blogger
  • Messenger

    Messenger, also known as Facebook Messenger, is an American proprietary instant messaging app and platform developed by Meta Platforms. Originally developed as Facebook Chat in 2008, the company revamped its messaging service in 2010, released standalone iOS and Android apps in 2011, and released standalone Facebook Portal hardware for Messenger calling in 2018.
  • vine

    Vine was an American short-form video hosting service where users could share up to 10-minute-long looping video clips. It was originally launched on January 24, 2013, by Vine Labs, Inc and Big Human. Bought by Twitter, Inc. in 2012 before its launch, the service was shut down on January 17, 2017, and the app was discontinued a few months later
  • Slack (2013)

    Slack (2013)
    Slack originated as an internal communication tool used within Stewart Butterfield's company, Tiny Speck, during their work on the development of Glitch, an online video game.[9] These communication tools were initially built around the Internet Relay Chat (IRC) protocol and included scripts designed to automate and organize file exchanges among their development team.
  • Patreon (2013)

    Patreon (2013)
    Patreon is used by videographers, webcomic artists, writers, podcasters, musicians, adult content creators,[3] and other kinds of creators who post regularly online.[4] It allows artists to receive funding directly from their fans, or patrons, on a recurring basis or per work of art.[5] The company is based in San Francisco.[6
  • Meerkat

    Meerkat was a mobile app that allowed users to broadcast live video streaming through their mobile devices. Upon registration, Meerkat users had the choice to connect their Facebook and Twitter accounts, facilitating direct streaming to their followers immediately upon going live.
  • tiktok

    TikTok, whose mainland Chinese counterpart is Douyin,[a][3] is a short-form video hosting service owned by Chinese internet company Byte Dance. It hosts user-submitted videos, which can range in duration from three seconds to 60 minutes.[4] It can be accessed with a smart phone app.