The history of the Internet and social networks.

  • Computer

    Later in 1941, Konrad Zuse was the first to build a working computer, he did it in the living room of the parents' home. This computer stored 64 words.
  • Arpanet

    While, in 1969 the first interconnection between computing nodes that were connected between the University of California and Stanford University was created, this being the first interconnection called Arpanet between universities.
  • Microsoft

    After, in 1975 Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded Microsoft in order to create personal computers, with the goal that every home had a device.
  • Windows

    Later, in 1985 the founders of Microsoft released the first version of an operating system called Windows, which could be used without knowing how to program or create commands, based on windows and icons that anyone could use.
  • World Wide Web

    World Wide Web
    Also, in 1991, a program called World Wide Web (www) was launched in Europe, created by the British Tim Berners-Lee, which consists of the distribution of connected hypertext documents, which are accessed through the Internet using a browser, therefore all the pages that have text and hyperlinks start at www
  • Fotki

    Then Fotki was founded in 1997 by Dmitri Don (current president) and his Katrin Lilleoks to store and share photos and communicate with other people around the world.
  • Google

    Additionally, in 1998 Sergei Brin and Larry Page launched Google, a tool that works like a search engine, a project that was born thanks to the need to organize, find and filter the information found throughout the internet.
  • QQ

    One year later Tencent QQ was created in China in February 1999 is an instant messaging service developed by the Chinese company Tencent Holdings that also offers a variety of services such as online games, music, shopping, movies, voice chat.
  • DeviantART

    Then DeviantART it was first released on August 7, 2000 by Scott, Jarkoff, Stephens and Mateo, it aims to provide a platform for any artist to exhibit and discuss work.
  • Skype

    Later, Skype was designed in 2003 by the Danish Janus Friis and the Swedish Niklas Zennström (also creators of Kazaa) and developed in its technical solution by the Estonians Priit Kasesalu, Ahti Heinla and Jaan Tallinn, since in fact Skype was born in Tallinn, Estonia .
  • Hi5

    On the other hand Hi5, cataloged as a social network, was launched on June 21, 2003 and founded by Ramu Yalamanchi. The main idea of ​​this network was to offer a service that will connect people with each other.
  • Facebook

    Furthermore, in 2004 Mark Zuckerberg created the social network facebook, which was initially created for the use of students with mail from Harvard University, then they decided to make it public and little by little it became known.
  • Vimeo

    Later in 2004 the company InterActiveCorp (IAC) launched Vimeo, it is an internet social network based on videos.
  • Flickr

    Also in 2004 Butterfield with his wife Caterina Fake founded Flickr, the site and the Ludicorp company were acquired in less than a year by Yahoo!. It is a website that allows you to store, order, search, sell and share photos or videos online, through the Internet.
  • Qzone

    In addition, in 2005 the Chinese social network Qzone was created by Tencent, the Chinese portal that owns the largest instant messaging service in the world, QQ. It has around 450 million users, which places it as the second social network with the most registered users, only below Facebook.
  • YouTube

    Then from 2005 YouTube was created by three young people who met while working at PayPal: Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim. Just a year later, this platform was sold to Google Inc. for $ 1.65 billion. As of May 2006, YouTube had already reached 2 billion views per day and ranked 10th on the most visited websites in the United States.
  • Meet Me

    Meet Me
    On the other hand, in 2005 Meet Me was initially created as myYearbook by two high school students, Dave and Catherine Cook and Dave's older brother Geoff, and Hailey hookah during spring break. This application is designed for young people to contact people who are close to them to talk.
  • Vkontakte

    Later, Vkontakte was founded in 2006 and at first it was positioned as a platform for students and graduates of Russian universities, but soon it exceeded these limits and today anyone can register.
  • Wix

    On the other hand, Wix was founded in 2006 by Israelis Avishai Abrahami, Navad Abrahami and Giora Kaplan. The Tel Aviv-based company, with offices in San Francisco, New York, Dnipropetrovsk, and Vilnius, is backed by "Capital" investors
  • Twitter

    Followed by that, Twitter was originally created in California, but has been under the jurisdiction of Delaware since 2007. Since Jack Dorsey created it in March 2006, and launched it in July of the same year, the network has gained worldwide popularity and is estimated to be it has more than 300 million users.
  • Iphone

    On the other hand, in 2007 Steve Jobs launched the first iPhone on the market, with the possibility of surfing the Internet and downloading applications, starting the technological advance of smartphones.
  • Android operating system

    Android operating system
    Then, in 2008 Google published the first version of its Android operating system, which allows you to have an application store in which you can enjoy multiple applications and social networks.
  • Spotify

    Also at its launch on October 7, 2008, Spotify was conceived as an application to listen to music online on a computer. Available, in principle, for some European countries.
  • WhatsApp

    After, in 2009 Jan Koum and his partner Brian Acton created one of the most used instant messaging social networks today called WhatsApp, years later the Facebook company bought this application.
  • Vevo

    Later in 2009 Vevo pre-launched the service in the United States through the YouTube video platform belonging to the Google company. It is an on-demand music video website and platform.
  • Pinterest

    Then in 2010 Paul Sciarra, Evan Sharp and Ben Silbermann created a platform called Pinterest that allows users to save and categorize images on different boards.
  • Instagram

    Afterwards, in 2010 Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger created the application and social network called Instagram, based on sharing photos, images or short videos, eliminating the functions that other social networks had, focusing on visual content, also adding the concept of stories that are deleted automatically after 24 hours.
  • Womenalia

    On the other hand, in 2011 María Gómez del Pozuelo, Elena Gómez del Pozuelo, Juan José Azcárate and Concha Mayoral founding partners of Womenalia, the first global social networking network for professional women, which brings together profiles of women with interests and needs related and a common goal.
  • Zoom Video

    Zoom Video
    In addition, in 2005 the Chinese social network Qzone was created by Tencent, the Chinese portal that owns the largest instant messaging service in the world QQ. It has around 450 million users, which places it as the second social network with the most registered users, only below Facebook..
  • Snapchat

    Also, in 2011 Evan Spiegel and his teammate, Bobby Murphy, thought and executed a different way of understanding and mixing photography and instant messaging, creating the Snapchat application which has not stopped attracting users.
  • Flister

    Later, on May 4, 2011 Flixster was acquired by Warner Bros. It was an American social network type website, which was focused on cinema, allowing users to see trailers, as well as learn about new movies. He has developed applications for various social networking sites.
  • Google Drive

    Google Drive
    Later, Google Drive was introduced by the American company Google on April 24, 2012, it is a free space to store files, expandable through different payment plans. It is accessible through the website from computers and has Android applications that allow you to edit documents and spreadsheets.
  • Telegram

    Then, on August 14, 2013, the birth of Telegram was officially announced, developed by the brothers Nikolái and Pável Dúrov, of Russian origin.
  • Mylife

    Later in 2015, Mylife was born, driven by Lideralia, the company responsible for the application. Mylife is designed for sharing photos, links, memories, and comments.
  • TikTok

    Later, TikTok launched in 2016 by Zhang Yiming, has started to take center stage around the world in the last two years.
  • Houseparty

    Then, in 2016, Houseparty was born by the hand of the Life on Air company, based in San Francisco, its popularity was relative. Very focused on the younger audience.
  • Teams

    On the other hand, Microsoft announced Teams at an event in New York and launched the service globally on March 14, 2017. Teams was created during an internal hackathon at the company, and is currently led by Microsoft Corporate Vice President Brian MacDonald.
  • Google Meet

    Google Meet
    Eventually, Google launched Meet as a commercial service; In April 2020 Google began rolling it out to free users as well, causing speculation about whether the consumer version of Google Meet would accelerate the depreciation of Google Hangouts.