Rise of the internet since 2016

  • "Selfie"

    The term "selfie" started in 2012 but by 2016 there had been 282 billion selfies posted.
  • TikTok

    Millions of personalized videos, this app is a trend setter. It now has half a billion followers
  • Google Assistant

    Google Assistant
    Google released Google Assistant. A personal assistant program that is voice-activated.
  • Net Neutrality

    Net Neutrality
    Where control was once in the users hand, control over their own experience on the internet, control and power has now been granted and shifted to service providers meaning that they can control what you post.
  • Apple

    The first tech company to hit a worth of $1 trillion dollars.
  • Streaming services

    Streaming services
    Disney Plus launched its new streaming service which gave us a new way to view content
  • Social Media

    Social Media
    In 2020, over 3.6 billion people were using social media worldwide, a number projected to increase to almost 4.41 billion in 2025