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Social Media

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  • Introduced the World Wide Web

    Introduced the World Wide Web
    The concept of the internet was introduced in Geneva by a variety of scientists.
  • Creation of E-Mail

    Creation of E-Mail
    The internet was established, but there was no way to communicate. There was a way for people to check the weather, stock markets, and much more
  • is the first online dating service is the first online dating service
  • Netscape Created

    Netscape Created
    Corporate offices are established in Silicon Valley to discuss browser technology
  • Ebay

    Founded by Pierre Omidyar
    Ebay is an online auction and shopping website and was formally know as AuctionWeb
  • First item sold on Ebay!

    First item sold on Ebay!
    A broken Laser pointer sold for $14.83 was the first item sold on Ebay over Labor Day weekend
  • is Created is Created
    The World's largest online retailer is created.
    A book called Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies was the first item sold on
  • Microsoft grabs hold of the internet

    Microsoft grabs hold of the internet
    Microsoft seeks attention in the "World Wide Web" and were interested in creating a "web-browser"
  • MMOs Come into Play

    MMOs Come into Play
    Meridian 59, the first 3D massively multiplayer online game (MMO) is released. This sets the stage for a revolutionized gaming indusrty.
  • U.S Governement Intervenes

    U.S Governement Intervenes
    U.S. District Court ruled that Microsoft had illegally held a monopoly on Windows and other competitors such as Netscape. He forced Microsoft to be broken into two companies.
  • "Social Networking"

    "Social Networking"
    The first form of Social Media is starting to form, created by Johnathan Abrams, but it was overtaken and turned into "Myspace"
  • Xbox Live Boots Up

    Xbox Live Boots Up
    The ability to smoothly play and interact with others on gaming consoles made a huge impact on the industry, leading the way to modern day gaming networks that allow players to message one another, post content they created, and find friends more easily.
  • myspace

    Myspace was created as a social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music, and videos. It is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California. Thought the years, Myspace has had a significant influence on pop culture and music.
  • Social Media

    Social Media
    The first product of social media is created from a Harvard graduate Mark Zuckerburg.
  • Tagged

    Tagged is a social media website based in San Francisco, California, founded in 2004. Tagged allows members to browse the profiles, share tags, and virtual gifts. In 2011, Tagged developed a mobile app which made it easily accesible for smartphone and iPhone users. The app allows members to send and receive friend requests, play games, and send messages.
  • World of Warcraft is Released

    World of Warcraft is Released
    The MMO World of Warcraft is released, and is massively successful. It will later become the world's most popular MMO.
  • Creation of YouTube

    Creation of YouTube
    A former designer of PayPal created a "video sharing" website composed of user created content
  • First video EVER on YouTube!

    First video EVER on YouTube!
  • What was the first tweet?

    What was the first tweet?
    "Just setting up my twittr" said Jack Dorsey.
  • Twitter

    Founded by Jack Dorsey, Twitter is an online social networking service that lets users send and read short characters messages called "tweet"
  • YouTube breaks record

    YouTube breaks record
    According to the New York Times, YouTube consumed as much bandwidth as the internet was composed of in 2000.
  • Tumblr

    Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007. Tumblr users are able to post multimedia and other content to a short-form blog. Users can follow other users' blogs, and share their content. When you share other users' content it appears on your blog. Some blogs follow a certain theme such as studying, recipes, zodiac signs, makeup, clothing, and more!
  • Pinterest

    "Pinterest is a web and mobile application company that operates a photo sharing website." The site was founded by Ben Silbermann, Evan Sharp, and Paul Sciarra. Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann summarized the company as a "catalog of ideas," rather than as a social network, that inspires users to "go out and do that thing." Pinterest provides you with posts based upon your interests of the users choosing.
  • Picture of a dog looking up at him

    Picture of a dog looking up at him
    Although this photo was taken in July and uploaded, the actual release of the social networking app was not launched and in use until October.
  • Instagram or Ig

    Instagram or Ig
    Created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger Instagram was lauched in October.
    Online mobile social network for online photo and video sharing.
  • Snapchat

    Snapchat is an image messaging and multimedia mobile application. The app's primary use is creating multimedia messages referred to as "snaps". Snaps consist of a photos or videos. Each video can last up to ten seconds. The videos and pics can be edited to include filters and effects, text captions, and drawings. Users are now able to video chat, make phone calls, and even send money through Snapchat.
  • Creation of Vine

    Creation of Vine
    Vine is a short-form video sharing service where users can share six-second-long looping video clips. Founded by Dom Hofmann, Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll in June 2012 but it officially launched in 2013.
  • Here are the Creators of Vine

    Here are the Creators of Vine
    Dom Hofmann, Rus Yusupov, and Colin Kroll
  • Virtual Reality

    Virtual Reality
    Mark Zuckerberg found the idea of "Virtual Reality" very interesting, but had no intentions of collaborating the idea with Facebook
  • Here is a picture of Mark Zuckerberg walking through a room of people with VR headsets on

    Here is a picture of Mark Zuckerberg walking through a room of people with VR headsets on
    Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new team at Facebook dedicated to creating social experiences in virtual reality