The history of the Internet

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  • 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

    The first hosts on what would one day become the internet.
  • 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

    • 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)
  • Microsoft founded Bill Gates, Paul Allen

    Microsoft founded Bill Gates, Paul Allen
    Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and services.
  • Apple was founded

    Apple was founded
    Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
  • 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

    The first unsolicited commercial email message, was sent out to 600 California Arpanet users by Gary Thuerk
  • 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.
  • ESPN was founded

    ESPN was founded
    ESPN is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company and the Hearst Corporation The company was founded in 1979 ...
  • 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 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
  • 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

    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.
  • Amazon was founded/ created

    Amazon was founded/ created, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos
  • Netflix was created

    Netflix was created
    Netflix is an American entertainment company founded by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph on August 29, 1997, in Scott's Valley, California.[7] It specializes in and provides streaming media and video-on-demand online and DVD by mail.
  • Google was created

    Google was created
    Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, and was formally incorporated as a privately held company on September 4, 1998.
  • Facebook was created

    Facebook was created
    Facebook is an American for-profit corporation and an online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California. The Facebook website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.
  • The first YouTube video was uploaded April 23, 2005

    The first YouTube video was uploaded April 23, 2005
    It's called "Me at the zoo," and features Jawed Karim, one of the founders, at the San Diego Zoo.
  • First apple iPhone created

    First apple iPhone created
    The first advertisement for iPhone, titled "Hello", aired during the 79th Academy Awards on February 25, 2007, on American Broadcasting Company (ABC).
  • Instagram was created

    Instagram was created
    Instagram is a mobile, desktop, and Internet-based photo-sharing application and service that allows users to share pictures and videos either publicly or privately. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010 as a free mobile app exclusively for the iOS operating system.
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